The Maryam Mirzakhani Lectures

This invited address was established by the AMS Council in 2018 to honor Fields Medalist Maryam Mirzakhani.

Maryam MirzakhaniBackground

The AMS Council established this Lecture in 2018 to honor Maryam Mirzakhani (1977-2017), the first woman and the first Iranian to win a Fields Medal.  Mirzakhani was a professor at Stanford University and a highly original mathematician who made a host of striking and influential contributions to hyperbolic geometry, complex analysis, topology, and dynamics.


Next Lectures

Tatiana Toro, University of Washington, will deliver the inaugural Mirzakhani Lecture at the 2020 Joint Mathematics Meetings to be held in Denver, Colorado, January 15-18.





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