International Association of Mathematical Physics

News Bulletin June 2004

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Contents:

  1. Announcements
  2. New Members
  3. Messages from Associate Members
  4. Conferences
  5. New Books
  6. John Michael Hammersley (1920-2004)

  1. Dear Members,

    Please join with us in congratulating Charles Newman, who has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

    We are pleased to welcome Birkhäuser as a new Associate Member. Please see Messages from Associate Members for further details.

    Yours sincerely

    David Brydges, President
    Jakob Yngvason, Vice President
    Ruedi Seiler, Secretary
    Volker Bach, Treasurer

  2. New Members:

    Ammar Jamil SakajiAjman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
    Luigi Delle SiteMax-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
    Sébastien TremblayUniversité de Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada
  3. Messages from Associate Members

    1. Announcement from Birkhäuser.

      Birkhäuser is happy to offer all IAMP members the following special discounts:

      20% on all Birkhäuser journals
      25% on all Birkhäuser books

      To profit from these discounts IAMP members should clearly quote their membership number when ordering any Birkhäuser publications.

  4. Conferences:

    1. IAMP financially supported conference:
      1. QMath9, Giens, France from September 12 - 16, 2004, Deadline for early registration July 9, 2004.
        http://www.cpt.univ-mrs.fr/~qmath9/.
    2. Conferences listed on the IAMP webpage without financial support from IAMP:
      1. XIIIth Oporto Meeting on Geometry, Topology and Physics Faculty of Sciences, University of Oporto, Portugal, July 16 - 19, 2004.
        http://www.ams.org/mathcal/info/2004_jul16-19_oporto.html.
      2. Global and Geometric Aspects in Nonlinear PDE, Yerevan, Armenia. Dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Yerevan State University. October 6 - 12, 2004.
        http://www.math.kth.se/~henriksh/armenia04.html.
  5. New Books:

    1. Dalibard, J. / Duplantier, B. / Rivasseau, V. Poincaré Seminar 2003. Bose-Einstein Condensation - Entropy
      http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda/frontpage/0,10735,4-10100-22-29964889-0,00.html
    2. Chruscinski, D / Jamiolkowski, A. Geometric Phases in Classical and Quantum Mechanics.
      http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda/frontpage/0,10735,5-10046-22-2199259-0,00.html
  6. (John Michael Hammersley 1920-2004)

    We are sad to hear that John Michael Hammersley died on May 2, 2004. His obituary can be read at http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~grg/papers/ham1-ph.html.


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