International algebraic conference
on the occasion of 100th anniversary of Professor A. G. Kurosh (1908 - 1971)

Moscow State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Department of Algebra,
May 28 - June 3, 2008

Aleksandr Gennadievich Kurosh

[Russian version]

First announcement

Professor A. G. Kurosh was born in January 1908. He made a great contribution to group, lattice and category theories, and to universal algebra. His theorem on subgroups of free products of groups became classical with many applications in algebra and topology. Prof. A. G. Kurosh was the head of Department of Algebra of Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics in Moscow State University from 1949 to 1971.

On the occasion of 100th anniversary of Prof. A. G. Kurosh Department of Algebra is organizing an International algebraic conference from May 28 to June 3, 2008.

The topics of the conference include:

Organizing committee: E. B. Vinberg, V. N. Latyshev, A. V. Mikhalev, A. L. Shmelkin, V. A. Artamonov, M. V. Zaicev, E. S. Golod, V. A. Iskovskih, A. Yu. Olshansky, Yu. A. Bahturin, V. V. Kirichenko, E. I. Zelmanov, B. I. Plotkin, V. A. Popov, A. N. Parshin, I. R. Shafarevich, I. P. Shestakov, L. A. Bokut, L. N. Shevrin, R. Wisbauer, A. Bak, and others.

The date of arrival is May 27. All participants from abroad are advised to collect tourist visa and arrange their accommodation using tourist agencies in their countries. See the list of hotels that are close to the university campus.

Conference fee is 1000 Roubles (approx. $40).

E-mail: kurosh2008 [ at ] gmail [ dot ] com.