Rowing Through Numbers
Celebrating Francesco Pappalardi's 60th birthday
May 18-21, 2025,Salahaddin University, Erbil, Kurdistan region, Iraq

This meeting will take place on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Francesco Pappalardi. This event honours his outstanding contributions to number theory, and will also be a recognition of his exceptional activity in promoting mathematics in countries which need it the most. In particular, Francesco is a driving force for mathematical cooperation between Kurdistan Iraq and other countries, including Italy. This conference will be an opportunity to feature outstanding international mathematicians in Erbil and showcase the scientific potential of Kurdistan Iraq.
Preliminary list of speakers
  • Shabnam Akhtari (TBC)
    (Penn State)

  • Fernando Argentieri
    (Universität Zürich)

  • Francesco Campagna
    (Université Clermont-Auvergne)

  • Laura Capuano
    (Università Roma Tre)

  • Kalyan Chakraborty
    (Harish-Chandra Research Institute)

  • Chantal David
    (Concordia University)

  • Nathan Jones
    (University of Illinois at Chicago )

  • Florian Luca
    (University of the Witwatersrand)

  • Elisa Lorenzo Garcia (TBC)
    (Université de Neuchâtel)

  • Stefano Luzzato (TBC)

  • Fabien Pazuki (TBC)
    (University of Copenhagen)

  • Peter Stevenhagen
    (Leiden Universitat)

  • Lea Terracini
    (Università di Torino)

  • Alain Togbe
    (Purdue University Northwest)