The Institute hosted the Beyond Endoscopy conference, led by Professor Emeritus Robert P. Langlands, on September 30 and October 1, 2016. View talks from the conference below.

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Robert Langlands, Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics, first came to the Institute as a Member in 1962 and joined the Faculty in 1972. His visionary work, known collectively as the Langlands program, has had a deep influence across a broad sweep of mathematics and parts of theoretical physics.

The Institute hosted the Beyond Endoscopy conference, led by Professor Emeritus Robert P. Langlands, on September 30 and October 1, 2016. View talks from the conference below.

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By Kelly Devine Thomas

The fundamental lemma has been described as a gross understatement. Says Andrew Wiles, a Visitor in the School of Mathematics and an Institute Trustee, “At first, it was thought to be a minor irritant, but it subsequently became clear that it was not a lemma but rather a central problem in the field.”

By Kelly Devine Thomas

It has been said that the goals of modern mathematics are reconstruction and development.^{1} The unifying conjectures between number theory and representation theory that Robert Langlands, Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics...

By Kelly Devine Thomas

Born on October 6, 1936, in British Columbia, Robert Langlands grew up in a small town where his father owned a building supply store. “When I was a child I liked to add and subtract,” says Langlands. “In our store, my mother worked. And I...