The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
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Piers Bursill-Hall


Piers is Mathematics Faculty at Cambridge University, lecturing on history of mathematics and history of science. He has lectured in Europe, North America, South Asia and the Far East on a range of topics to do with history of mathematics and its culture. His research has ranged over past mathematics from pre-Euclidean proof theory and geometry, ancient astronomy, Renaissance engineering, the changing status of mathematics in the Renaissance, and Enlightenment mathematics. Recently he has also become interested in early Islamic science, and is currently co-authoring a book on ethics in mathematics.


The Code Of Beauty

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

The relationship between math and art. 

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Is Mathetmatics A Language?

Straight Talks Sunday, 17th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

A straight talk by Piers Bursill-Hall.

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Workshops Sunday, 17th Nov 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Title Waves Lounge - St Pauls Institute

Infinity meets words.

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