Winfried Scharlau (Universität Münster), Leila Schneps (Université Paris VII)
Winfried Scharlau (Universität Münster): Alexander Grothendieck - A stranger in our world
In this talk I will show many photos and describe the most unusual life of Alexander Grothendieck, one of the most important mathematicians of the 20th century.
Leila Schneps (Université Paris VII): Alexander Grothendieck: mathematician, activist, writer
I will give a survey of Grothendieck's career, covering his main mathematical contributions, his significant activity in the area of ecological activism and finally, his remarkable unpublished writings.