About us

The newly established International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia is a dynamic research unit for developing and dissemination of cutting edge new directions in Mathematics. It is affiliated with the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences which is providing the infrastructure for the activities of the Center. The ICMS-Sofia is also working in collaboration with Bulgarian universities and institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The founder and first director of ICMS-Sofia was Acad. Blagovest Sendov.

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News and Announcements

  • Online Courses

    Online Courses by Artan Sheshmani, Ernesto Lupercio, Tony Yue YU

    The International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia (ICMS-Sofia) invites you to attend online courses by Artan Sheshmani, Harvard University, IMSA, Ernesto Lupercio, Cinvestav, Tony Yue YU, Orsay Laboratoire de Mathématiques d'Orsay

  • Webinar on Integral PL actions from birational geometry

    The International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia (ICMS-Sofia) invites you to attend the webinar on Integral PL actions from birational geometry with Maxim Kontsevich, Professor at I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, France, Distinguished Professor at University of Miami, USA.

  • “Complex Geometry” Conference is rescheduled for 2021

    Because of the complicated situation concerning the spread of COVID-19 and in view of the safety and well-being of all participants, a final decision was taken to move the conference “Complex Geometry”, Inaugural Conference of the International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia and Satellite conference of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics, to 2021.

ICMS – Sofia and the IMI organizes educational workshop on Hodge Theory and Local Systems

March 3rd, 2020|

In the period March 3-5, 2020, the newly established International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia (ICMS-Sofia) and the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences are organizing a series of lectures on Hodge theory and local systems. The goal of this workshop is to introduce a new cutting edge area in modern Mathematics.

Inaugural Conference

Complex Geometry

Inaugural Conference of the International Center for Mathematical Sciences

Satellite conference of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics

July 15-18, 2020 July 7-10, 2021

Because of the complicated situation concerning the spread of COVID-19 and in view of the safety and well-being of all participants, a final decision was taken to move the conference “Complex Geometry”, Inaugural Conference of the International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia and Satellite conference of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics, to 2021.

The conference is rescheduled for July 7 – 10, 2021. The new dates are correlated with the new dates of the European Congress of Mathematics which is moved to June 20 – 26, 2021.

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Activities 2020

March 3-5, 2020

WORKSHOP

Hodge Theory and Local Systems

Prof. Carlos Simpson, CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, will give a series of lectures on Hodge theory and local systems in the period March 3-5, 2020.

Other lecturers will be Prof. Alexander Efimov (Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences), Prof. Ludmil Katzarkov, Prof. Viсtor Przyjalkowski (Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences).

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June 8-10, 2020

WORKSHOP

Birational Geometry

Yuri Tschinkel (Currrant Institute NYU and Simons foundation, USA), Ivan Cheltsov (University of Edinburgh, UK) and Ludmil Katzarkov (University of Miami, USA; Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation) will discuss the recent advances in birational geometry.

Because of the complicated situation concerning the spread of COVID-19, the workshop on Birational Geometry will be postponed. The new dates will be announced later.
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Our esteemed collaborators

Carlos Simpson
Alexander Efimov
Victor Przyjalkowski
Dmitry Kaledin
Yu-We Fan
Ivan Cheltsov
Maxim Kontsevich
Artan Sheshmani
Ernesto Lupercio
Tony Yue YU