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in the 19th and early 20th century

Circulations/interactions between domains of mathematics
in the 19th and early 20th century

Sino-French meeting between younger generations

27 & 28 JUNE 2014
Institut Henri Poincaré, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris*

This event is organised under the auspices of the Seminar History of Mathematics
of the Institut Henri Poincaré, with the support of INTERSEM (Mic Detlefsen, Notre Dame University),
of SPHERE (CNRS & Univ. Paris 7 Diderot) and of Ecole Normale of Hebei.


FRIDAY 27 JUNE: Amphitheater Perrin

10:00 Introduction

10:15 – 11:15

François Lê (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)
Equation theory, substitution theory and geometry: meetings around special geometrical configurations, ca. 1870

11:30 – 12:30

Shuhong WANG (Hebei Normal University)

The History of commutative ring in the 19th and early 20th century.

14:00 – 15:00

Emmylou Haffner (SPHERE)
Dedekind’s algebra, an arithmetical road to more general and rigorous definitions?

15:00 – 16:00

Tao WANG (Hebei Normal University)
Felix Klein’s view on manifold and its influence on Hermann Weyl.

16:00 – 16:30 ROUND TABLE

Frédéric Brechenmacher, Christophe Eckes, Anne-Sandrine Paumier, Cédric Vergnerie, Wang Shuhong, Yan Chenguang.

SATURDAY 28 JUNE: Room 314

9:30 – 10:30

Christophe Eckes (Archives Henri Poincaré)
An overview of Hermann Weyl’s lectures at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton): Theory of Lie groups and Lie algebras, Invariant theory, algebraic theory of numbers (1934-1938).

10:30 – 11:30

Chenguang YAN (Hebei University of Science and Technology)
C. Chevalley’s Works on the Class Field Theory – What and How.

11:45 – 12:45

Renaud Chorlay (ESPE Paris, Paris IV, & SPHERE)
Universal coverings: from uniformization theory to group theory and differential topology.

14:15 – 15:15

Caroline Ehrhardt (University Paris Vincennes)
Tactics and group theory from T. P Kirkman to Eliakim H. Moore.


With Caroline Ehrhardt, François Lê, Wang Tao.

* Access:

Coordination of the Seminar: F. Brechenmacher, M. Bullynck, R. Chorlay, C. Gilain, H. Gispert, A. Herreman, R. Tazzioli, D. Tournès.

Contact: frederic.brechenmacher[at]

The Seminar has the support of GDR n° 3398 "History of Mathematics" of the CNRS.