# 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 |