British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at St Andrews: St Andrews 1956.

The enrolment was 175.

Organisers were E T Copson


Minutes of meetings, etc. are available at the links below


The plenary speakers were:

de Rham, G W Elementary solutions of certain differential equations
Hayman, W K The modern approach to Riemann surfaces
Weil, A Complex multiplication of elliptic and abelian functions

The morning speakers were:

Aitken, A C Schur's dissertation of 1901
Cockcroft, W H Constructions
Collingwood, E F Cluster sets
Edge, W L Classical groups in finite geometry
Fröhlich, A Normal number fields of degree 8
Mirsky, L Additive prime number theory
Offord, A C The theory of probability in analysis
Robertson, A P A class of topological vector spaces
Willmore, T J Integrable structures on differentiable manifolds