International Affairs Committee

The International Affairs Committee advises Council on matters relating to the Society's links with mathematical societies and organisations overseas, including the IMU, ICMI, ICIAM and the European Mathematical Society, and their Congresses. In addition, the LMS is the UK ‘adhering organisation’ with the International Mathematical Union and the International Affairs Committee is the UK Committee for Mathematics for discharging IMU business.

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference of the International Affairs Committee, approved by Council, can be found here.


President (Chair), N. MacKay (Publications Secretary), C. Budd (UK Representative to ICMI), J. Fraser (Edinburgh Mathematical Society), P. Glaister (IMA), G. Gibson (President, Edinburgh Mathematical Society), B. Nucinkis, M. Mathieu, J. Parker, S. Schroll, N. Walkey (RSS).

Dates of Meetings

The committee does not have a regular meeting schedule, instead it meets to accommodate the business of the international mathematical organisations.

Useful Links

IMU International Mathematical Union
ICM International Congress of Mathematicians
ICMI International Commission on Mathematical Instruction
ICME International Congress on Mathematical Education
ICIAM International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
European Mathematical Society