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Cultures of Mathematics and Logic

Keynote Speakers.

Andrea Bender.
Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.
Karine Chemla.
Equipe Recherches Epistémologiques et Historiques sur les Sciences Exactes et les Institutions Scientifiques (REHSEIS), Paris, France.
Shirong Guo.
Inner Mongolia Normal University, Hohhot, China.
Eric Livingston (CANCELLED).
University of New England, Armidale NSW, Australia.
Juan Pablo Mejía Ramos.
Rutgers University, Piscataway NJ, United States of America.
Reviel Netz.
Stanford University, Stanford CA, United States of America.
Zhaoshi Zeng.
Sun Yat-Sen University. Guangzhou, China.

Preliminary schedule.

Friday, 9 November 2012
0930-1100 Registration and Coffee
1100-1130 Opening and conference photograph
1130-1230 Invited Talk: Karine Chemla (Paris, France)
Practices of abstraction as features of a mathematical culture.
1230-1400 Lunch break
1400-1430 Albrecht Heeffer (Gent, Belgium)
From Tables to Induction in Abbaco Mathematical Culture.
1430-1500 Johannes Wietzke (Stanford CA, U.S.A.)
The Desire for Knowledge in the Greek Exact Sciences.
1500-1520 Coffee break
1520-1550 Dagmar Provijn (Gent, Belgium)
Much reasoning, many logics: on dynamics and heuristics in reasoning.
1550-1620 Karen François (Brussels, Belgium)
The cultural turn within the research field of mathematics education. Taped video presentation. (video)
1620-1640 Coffee break
1640-1740 Invited Talk: Andrea Bender (Freiburg, Germany)
Numeration systems as cultural tools.
1800-1930 Dinner at ZiJin Yuan Restaurant
Saturday, 10 November 2012
0930-1030 Invited Talk: Shirong Guo (Hohhot, China)
1030-1050 Coffee break
1050-1120 Joachim Kurtz (Heidelberg, Germany)
De-modernizing the History of Chinese Logic. (slides)
1120-1150 Jia-Ming Ying (Taipei, Taiwan)
The style of argumentation in emperor Kangxi's mathematical compendium and its influence on Korean mathematics.
1150-1220 Baptiste Mélès (Nancy, France)
Programming Languages for Pre-Mechanical Calculating Tools. (slides)
1230-1430 Lunch break
1430-1500 Amita Chatterjee (Kolkata, India)
Logical Subcultures in the Classical Indian Theoretical Tradition.
1500-1530 Markus Pantsar (Helsinki, Finland)
Philosophy of mathematics in different fields. (slides)
1530-1600 Coffee break
1600-1700 Invited Talk: Juan Pablo Mejía Ramos (Piscataway NJ, U.S.A.)
1800-1930 Dinner at ZiJin Yuan Restaurant
1930-2200 Boat Cruise on Pearl River
Sunday, 11 November 2012
0940-1040 Invited Talk: Zhaoshi Zeng (Guangzhou, China)
1040-1100 Coffee break
1100-1130 Dahai Zou (Beijing, China)
The foundations of the reasoning in the demonstration of Liu Hui's principle.
1130-1200 Ju Shier (Guangzhou, China), Zhang Yijie (Guangzhou, China)
Liu Hui's inference in The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Procedures: A preliminary inquiry.
1200-1230 Yang He (Guangzhou, China), Yanjin Chen (Guangzhou, China)
On Gongsun Long's Methods of Argumentation.
1230-1400 Lunch break
1400-2100 EXCURSION and Banquet
Monday, 12 November 2012
1000-1030 Brendan Larvor (Hatfield, England)
The Mathematical Cultures Research Network.
1000-1100 Stig Andur Pedersen (Roskilde, Denmark)
Mathematics in Engineering and Science. (slides)
1100-1130 Coffee break
1130-1200 Mihir Chakraborty (Kolkata, India), Smita Sirker (Kolkata, India)
Some Aspects of Mathematical Pluralism. (slides)
1200-1230 Peter Koepke (Bonn, Germany)
Formal Mathematics and Mathematical Practices. Taped video presentation.
1230-1400 Lunch break
1400-1430 Thomas Müller (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Is there such a thing as philosophical logic? (slides)
1430-1530 Invited Talk: Reviel Netz (Stanford CA, U.S.A.)
Mathematical Communities in Greek Antiquity
1530-1550 Closing