## Gelfand Centennial Conference: a View of 21st Century Mathematics

**Date:**
28 August - 2 September 2013

**Location: ** Massachusetts Institute of Technology

**Event type:**
Conference

**Organisers: ** Pavel Etingof (MIT), Simon Gindikin (Rutgers), David Kazhkan (HUJ), Barry Mazur (Harvard), Vladimir Retakh (Rutgers), Isadore Singer (MIT), Andrei Zelevinksy (Northeastern)

This conference is dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Israel Moiseevich Gelfand (1913-2009), one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century. Gelfand made fundamental contributions to many areas of mathematics, and created a large and prominent school. He always emphasized unity of mathematics, and stressed that a mathematician should study new mathematics all of their life.

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