The First Announcement

A joint Israeli-Polish Mathematical Meeting, organized by the Israel Mathematical Union (IMU) and the Polish Mathematical Society (PTM) will be held in Lodz, Poland, September 11-15, 2011. The meeting will be hosted by the University of Lodz (UL). Its programme will cover many topics pertaining to mathematical research conducted in Israel and Poland. The meeting will consist of plenary lectures, thematic sections and other scientific and social activities as well.

The web page of the Meeting can be found on, while the e-mail address is

The Scientific Committee awarded by IMU and PTM consists of

  • Prof. Armen Edigarian (Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków, Poland)
  • Prof. Jacek Jachymski, (Politechnika Łódzka, Łódź, Poland)
  • Prof. Michał Karoński (Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza, Poznań, Poland)
  • Prof. Michael Krivelevich (Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • Prof. Allan Pinkus (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel)
  • Prof. Feliks Przytycki (Instytut Matematyczny Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Warszawa, Poland)
  • Prof. Bronisław Wajnryb (Politechnika Rzeszowska, Rzeszów, Poland)
  • Prof. Paweł Walczak (Uniwersytet Łódzki, Łódź, Poland) - co-chair of the Committee
  • Prof. Benjamin Weiss (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Prof. Yosef Yomdin (Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel)
  • Prof. Lawrence Zalcman (Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel) - co-chair of the Committee

The Head of the Organizing Committee is prof. Ryszard J. Pawlak, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Łódź.

The Meeting will contain plenary lectures, thematic sections and some other programme.

Łódź is one million agglomeration in the centre of Poland. The city grew rapidly in the nineteenth century, based on the textile industry. From this period comes the unique urban settlement. Łódź owes a lot to its citizens of Jewish origin, who were a large part of the community of the city, next to the Poles, Germans and Russians. It is now a strong academic and educational centre with more than one hundred thousand students.

The Second Announcement will appear in January 2011.

Thematic sections can be submitted by 31 October 2010. Formal notification should include a section title, the names of Israeli and Polish co-organizer of the section, duration (up to 10 hours of lectures) and an indicative number of participants. Submissions should be sent to prof. Paweł Walczak (

Israeli-Polish Mathematical Meeting Łódź 2011
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Created by Marek Badura