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Volume 14, Issue 1, 2017, pp. 83–131
DOI: 10.4171/OWR/2017/2

Published online: 2018-01-02

Mini-Workshop: Women in Mathematics: Historical and Modern Perspectives

Tinne Hoff Kjeldsen[1], Nicola M.R. Oswald[2] and Renate Tobies[3]

(1) University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(2) Bergische Universit├Ąt Wuppertal, Germany
(3) Friedrich-Schiller-Universit├Ąt Jena, Germany

The aim of the workshop is to build a bridge between research on the situation of women in mathematics at the beginning of coeducative studies and the current circumstances in academia. The issue of women in mathematics has been a recent political and social hot topic in the mathematical community. As thematic foci we place a double comparison: besides shedding light on differences and similarities in several European countries, we complete this investigation by comparing the developments of women studies from the beginnings. This shall lead to new results on tradition and suggest improvements on the present situation.

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Hoff Kjeldsen Tinne, Oswald Nicola, Tobies Renate: Mini-Workshop: Women in Mathematics: Historical and Modern Perspectives. Oberwolfach Rep. 14 (2017), 83-131. doi: 10.4171/OWR/2017/2