European Mathematical Society


March 1996

Report on the Executive Committee Meeting
October 20-21, 1995

European Women in Mathematics Update

The European Mathematical Information Service

European Commission Programme Training and Mobility of Researchers

European Post-Doctoral Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

The Capture of the Mathematical Literature from 1868 to 1942


Book Reviews

Produced at the Faculty of Mathematical Studies, University of Southampton


Ivan Netuka
Mathematical Institute Charles University Sokolovská 83 18600 PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

David Singerman
Faculty of Mathematical Studies The University Highfield SOUTHAMPTON S017 1BJ, ENGLAND

Editorial Team Southampton:

D. Singerman, D.R.J. Chillingworth, G.A. Jones, J.A. Vickers

Editorial Team Prague:

Ivan Netuka, Ji‘í Rákosník, Vladimír Sou‘ek

Editor - Mathematics Education

W. Dörfler, Institut für Mathematik Universität Klagenfurt, Universitätsstraße 65-57 A-9022 Klagenfurt, AUSTRIA



Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon,
IHES, Route de Chartres, F-94400 Bures-sur-Yvette, France. e-mail:


Professor Peter W. Michor,
Institut für Mathematik, Universität Wien, Strudlhofgasse 4, A-1090 Wien, Austria. e-mail:


Professor A. Lahtinen,
Department of Mathematics, P.O.Box 4 (Hallitusakatu 15), SF-00014 University of Helsinki, FINLAND e-mail:

EMS Secretariat

Ms. T. Mäkeläinen,
University of Helsinki (address above) e-mail tel: +358-0-191 22883 telex: 124690 fax: +358-0-191-23213

Newsletter editors

D. Singerman,
Southampton (address above) e-mail I. Netuka, Prague (address above) e-mail

Newsletter advertising officer

D.R.J. Chillingworth,
Southampton (address above) e-mail