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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Lewis Carroll's Mathematics, 18 May 2013, Birmingham (U.K.)

*Lewis Carroll's Mathematics*: *A one day meeting on the work of Charles L. Dodgson*

*Venue:* The Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS

*Date:* Saturday, 18th May 2013.

*Time:* Talks begin at 10:30am (tea/coffee and registration from 10:00am)
Event ends at 17:00 approx.

The event follows the success of the Lewis Carroll, Man of Science meeting of 
2011 and is organised jointly by the Lewis Carroll Society, the BSHM and the 
Birmingham and Midland Institute.


*Keith Hannabuss *opens the day with a talk on mathematics in Victorian Oxford, 
putting Dodgson?s work into an historical context.
*Edward Wakeling* explores some of Dodgson's lesser known mathematical 
manuscripts, revealing the diversity of his work. 
*Robin Wilson* examines Dodgson's challenging 'Pillow Problems'
*Mark Richards* analyses Dodgson's methods of solving ?sorites? problems by the 
use of symbolic logic.
*Iain McLean* reveals the importance of Dodgson's work on voting procedures.
*David Singmaster* traces the history of the 'Monkey and the Coconuts' problem.

Attendance Fee 25 - includes coffee and buffet style lunch.
Special rate of 20 for LCS members (and members of the other organisations)
We would appreciate pre-payment if possible, but bookings may be made by email.
Please make cheques payable to The Lewis Carroll Society and send them to: 50 
Lauderdale Mansions, Lauderdale Road, London, W9 1NE.

For all enquiries contact Mark Richards by email: or 
by phone 020 7286 0776.

Further details of the programme and other information can be found at the 
following regularly updated website: