July 6-10, 1992

The first European Congress of Mathematics was held in the Sorbonne (Paris), July 6-10, 1992. It was organised by the Société Mathématique de France (SMF) and the Société Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI) under the auspices of the European Mathematical Society.

There were about 1300 participants coming from 58 countries.

The founder of ECM1 is Max Karoubi (France). He was also the President of the Prize Committee.

- Sir M. Atiyah (Cambridge, UK)
- J. M. Ball (Edinburgh, UK)
- M. Castellet (Barcelona, Spain)
- C. Cercignani (Milano, Italy)
- Z. Ciesielski (Sopot, Poland)
- A. Connes (Paris, France)
- I. Daubechies (Murray Hill, USA)
- H. Föllmer (Bonn, Germany), chair
- F. Hirzebruch (Bonn, Germany)
- L. Hormander (Lund, Sweden)
- F. Kirwan (Oxford, UK)
- H. Lenstra (Amsterdam, Nederlands)
- L. Lovasz (Budapest, Hungary)
- Y. Manin (Moscow, Russia)
- J. Moser (Zurich, Switzerland)
- C. Procesi (Roma, Italy)
- J. Tits (Paris, France)

- Vladimir I. Arnold (Moscow, Russia) "Vasiliev's theory of discriminants and knots"
- Laszlo Babai (Budapest, Hungary) "Transparent proofs"
- Corrado de Concini (Pisa, Italy) "Representations of quantum groups at roots of 1"
- Simon Donaldson (Oxford, UK) "Gauge theory and four-manifold topology"
- Bjorn Engquist (Stockholm, Sweden) "Numerical approximations of hyperbolic conservation laws"
- Pierre-Louis LIONS (Paris, France) "On some recent methods in nonlinear partial differential equations"
- Werner MUELLER (Bonn, Germany) "Geometry and spectral theory"
- David MUMFORD (Cambridge, USA) "Computer vision from a mathematical perspective"
- Alain-Sol SZNITMAN (Zurich, Switzerland) "Brownian motion and obstacles"
- Michele VERGNE (Paris, France) "Cohomologie equivariante et formules de caracteres"

**MATHEMATICS AND SOCIETY**

Mathematics and the public at large

Collaboration with developping countries

Women and mathematics**MATHEMATICS AND EUROPE**

A mathematical Europe, myth or historical reality?

Role of mathematics in educational policies

Harmonization of diplomas and student exchange programmes

Let's cultivate mathematics

Mathematical libraries in Europe**MATHEMATICS AND OTHER SCIENCES**

Philosophy of mathematics: why and how?

Mathematics in the human sciences

Mathematics and industry

Mathematics and economics

Mathematics and computer science

Mathematics and chemistry

Mathematics biology and medecine

- Richard Borcherds (UK)
- Jens Franke (Germany)
- Alexander Goncharov (Russia)
- Maxim Kontsevitch (Russia)
- Francois labourie (France)
- Tomasz Luczak (Poland)
- Stefan Mueller
- Vladimir Sverak (Czechoslovakia)
- Gabor Tardos (Hungary)
- Claire Voisin (France)

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