Maryam Mirzakhani Commemoration

Name:Maryam Mirzakhani Commemoration
Calendar:1-day meetings & lectures
When:Mon, August 20, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Life, work and legacy of Maryam Mirzakhani — the first female Fields Medal recipient

Date & Time:
Venue: Queensland Terrace, Level 2, State Library of Queensland, Southbank

Please join us to celebrate the life and achievements of the brilliant Maryam Mirzakhani, the first female recipient of the most prestigious award in mathematics. Professor Mirzakhani was awarded the Fields Medal for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces. Maryam Mirzakhani is gone far too soon, but her legacy will live on for the thousands of women she has inspired to pursue science and mathematics.

Maryam Mirzakhan


  • Prof. Nalini Joshi (The University of Sydney)
  • Prof. Cheryl Praeger (The University of Western Australia)
  • Dr Cecilia González Tokman (The University of Queensland)
  • Dr Azam Asanjarani (The University of Auckland)


  • 6 pm – Light refreshments served
  • 6.30 pm — Lecture commences
  • 7.30 pm — Networking drinks and canapés
  • 8.30 pm — Event concludes


Location:State Library of Queensland Map
Created:10 Aug 2018 01:41 am UTC
Modified:10 Aug 2018 03:48 am UTC
Updated: 10 Aug 2018