Posted by: Alexandre Borovik | June 16, 2021

The Azat Miftakhov Day – Live broadcast

The Azat Miftakhov Day will take place this Wednesday June 16, 2021 starting at 4pm Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)*
It will be broadcast live on our website ( and on the youtube channel DayAzatMiftakhov.

It will be organized online by the Azat Miftakhov committee in solidarity with Azat Miftakhov, a graduate student from Moscow State University who was sentenced to six years in a medium-security penal colony and has already been arbitrarily detained by Russian state authorities for almost two years and half.

The Azat Miftakhov Day is sponsored by Société Mathématique de France (SMF). 

Here is the program:

4pm Cédric Villani (Member of the French National Assembly)

Opening speech

4:15 pm Maryna Viazovska (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)

Sphere packings, universal optimality, and Fourier interpolation (abstract)

5:15 pm Alexander Bufetov (CNRS & Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille, France & Steklov, IITP RAS, Russia)

Determinantal point processes: quasi-symmetries, minimality and interpolation (abstract)

6:15 pm Peter Scholze (Universität Bonn, Germany)

Condensed Mathematics (abstract)

On Wednesday, June 16, please join the international mathematical community in showing solidarity with Azat.

The webinar will be broadcast live on our website and on the youtube channel DayAzatMiftakhov.


The Azat Miftakhov committee

* Tokyo at 11pm, Moscow at 5pm, Bonn, Paris and Warsaw at 4pm, London at 3pm, New York at 10am, San Francisco at 7am


  1. […] Borovik reports on his blog about Azat Miftakhov day, an event organised online by the Azat Miftakhov committee in solidarity with Azat […]

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