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Women of Mathematics: A Gallery of Portraits

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Photo by Hiroaki Kono

Information  [Oct. 25, 2019 Updated]

The EU Delegation is hosting a photo exhibition that brings together two unique portrait collections: “Women of Mathematics throughout Europe” and “Female Mathematicians in Japan”.

Date: Thursday, 10 October – Friday, 1 November (*Mondays to Fridays only, closed on public holidays)
Time: 10:00 – 17:00 (Last admission on final day will be at 12:00)
Venue: Delegation of the European Union to Japan, 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan [Access]
Registration: No need for prior registration, but those wishing to see this combined exhibition must provide a photo ID (driver's license or passport) in exchange of a visitor badge and sign a guest book to enter the venue.
WEB site: Delegation of the European Union to Japan Web site
Report: Delegation of the European Union to Japan Report


Co-organised by :
Nominal support from :
・Mathematical Society of Japan
Supported by :
・Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo
・Department of Mathematics, Keio University
・Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University

Time Schedule  [Oct. 25, 2019 Updated]

Master of ceremony: Yoshiaki Maeda (Vice-Director, Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University)
14:00 – 14:05
Opening remarks
Patricia Flor (Ambassador of the European Union to Japan)
14:05 – 14:10
Opening remarks
Kenichi Bannai (Suri-Joshi / Professor, Department of Mathematics, Keio University)
14:10 – 14:20
Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (President of European Research Council)
14:20 – 14:25
Welcome address
Tomohide Terasoma (President of the Mathematical Society of Japan)
14:25 – 14:55
Shihoko Ishii (Tsinghua University)
Mathematics, Wonderland, My Way
14:55 – 15:25
Simona Settepanella (Hokkaido University)
Gender Equality in STEM: From Personal Experiences to Issues for Society
15:25 – 15:55
Maria Leptin (Director of EMBO)
Efforts and Progress Towards Achieving Fair Representation of Men and Women
15:55 – 16:00
Closing remarks
Gediminas Ramanauskas (First Counsellor, Head of Science, Innovation, Digital, and Other EU Policies Section, Delegation of the European Union to Japan)
16:00 – 16:15
16:15 – 17:15

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