The Edinburgh Mathematical Society held the St Andrews Colloquium in St Andrews from 25 July to 4 August 1984. Note that these dates were later than usual, chosed so as to avoid the Open Golf Championship held in St Andrews in the summer of 1984.

A picture of the 1984 Colloquium is available at THIS LINK.

A picture of the 1984 Colloquium is available at THIS LINK.

**The Lecturers of the St Andrews Mathematical Colloquium, 1984.**

The following gave a series of seven lectures:

**(a)**Professor Walter K Hayman (Imperial College, London).

**(b)**Professor John M Ball (Heriot-Watt) - "Calculus of variations and non-linear elasticity."

**(c)**Professor Friedrich Hirzebruch (Bonn) - "Algebraic surfaces."

**(d)**Professor Donald Passman (Wisconsin) - "Infinite group rings and crossed products."

**From the Minutes of the General Council Meeting in October 1984.**

There were 81 members of the 1984 St Andrews Colloquium and 26 'guests'.

The Colloquium organiser was Dorothy M E Foster.