150th Anniversary Departmental Celebration (Lancaster University)

Wednesday 30th September, 2015
Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YW

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Lancaster University held a drinks reception on Wednesday 30th September to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Mathematical Society. This event was attended by more than 30 people, including academic, professional and support staff, students and visitors to the department. A toast was raised, "to the continued health of mathematics and the London Mathematical Society".

The reception took place between two seminars. Before the reception, Professor Alexander Helemskii (Moscow State University) gave a talk entitled, "On the way, with A. Lambert, from classical to quantum functional 

analysis". After the reception, Professor Maria Fragoulopoulou (University of Athens) spoke on "Some recent results on Allan's GB*−algebras". The visit of Professors Fragoulopoulou and Helemskii to the UK is supported 

by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.