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The Fourth International Conference on
History and Pedagogy of Modern Mathematics

The Second Circular (December 2016)

Organized by
School of Mathematics, Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu
In Association with
School of Mathematics, Northwest University, Xi’an
Dept of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Chinese Society for the History of Mathematics
Supported by
National Science Foundation of China
1. Invited Lecturers
Tom ARCHIBALD, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Umberto BOTTAZZINI, University of Milan, Milan
Jiang-Ping Jeff CHEN, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud
Leo CORRY, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
Catherine Goldstein, CNRS, Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche, Paris
Christopher David HOLLINGS, University of Oxford, Oxford
Sung Sa HONG, Sogang University, Seoul
Lizhen JI, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Zhigang JI, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai.
Fumiharu KATO, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo
Deborah KENT, Drake University, Des Moines
Young Wook KIM, Korea University, Seoul
Tinne Hoff KJELDSEN, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Ko Wei LIH, Academia Sinica, Taibei
Jesper LÜTZEN, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Jeanne PEIFFER,CNRS, Paris
Anjing QU, Northwest University, Xian
Sangwook REE, The University of Suwon, HwaSeongSi
Tilman SAUER, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz
Norbert SCHAPPACHER, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg
Man Keung SIU, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Ivahn SMADJA, Univereité Paris Diderot, Paris
Kenji UENO, Yokkaichi University, Yokkaichi
Hong ZHANG,Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu
2. Scientific Sessions for Contributed Papers
Plenary lecture and Panel session will be organized on specific topics.
3. Language: English, Chinese
4. Tentative Schedule



8:00 – 12:00 

14:00 – 18:00

August 20


Arrival, Registration

August 21


Plenary lecture

Plenary lecture

August 22

Plenary lecture

Plenary lecture

August 23

Plenary lecture

Plenary lecture

August 24

Special session for young scholars

Special session for young scholars

August 25


Culture and local history of mathematics

History and pedagogy of college mathematics

August 26



5. Registration
Registration Fees (Registration covers the book of abstracts, all the conference sessions, including the banquet and all meals. It does not cover accommodation)







Registration fee is paid upon arrival. We normally expect that participants will arrive on August 20 and depart on August 26.
6. Accommodation
During the conference all participants stay in Chengdu Wangjiang hotel (5-star hotel).
Chengdu Wangjiang hotel
No. 42 Xiashahepu Street, Chengdu
E-mail: wangjianghotel@163.com
Tel: 8628-84790000
Hotel Official Website: http://www.wangjianghotel.com/en/index.html


Room type


Bed type


Hongda building


Thailand business room

US$60/night, including breakfast for one person


Big bed or two-bed

US$68/night, including breakfast for two people

Wufu building

Deluxe room

US$88/night, including breakfast for two people

7.  Deadline of Registration form, Title and Abstract
Please send back your registration form before 1 May 2017.
Please send title of your talk before 1 June 2017.
We expect that you send the abstract of your paper before 1 July 2017.
All emails sent to Dr. Qiao Lei: qiaolei5@yeah.net.
We accept *.doc and *.txt files.
8. Webpage and Contact persons
Official webpage will be announced.
Dr. Qiao Lei, Sichuan Normal University, qiaolei5@yeah.net
Dr. Wang Chang, Northwest University, heart_cw@126.com