Azat Miftakhov Days – July 5-6, 2022

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Start Date
End Date
Paris - hybrid 
Meeting Type
Special event 
Contact Name
Ahmed Abbes 


The second Azat Miftakhov Days will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday July 5-6, 2022, in solidarity with Azat Miftakhov, a mathematics graduate student from the Moscow State University who has been arbitrarily detained by Russian state authorities since February 2019.

  • Tuesday July 5, 2022 from 4pm to 7pm Central European Summer Time (UTC+2) – online.

On the first day, we will honor the new generation of Russian mathematicians committed to human rights. The speakers are Ilya Dumanski (MIT), Alexander Petrov (Harvard) and Slava Rychkov (IHES). Their mathematical lectures will be broadcast live on Zoom and youtube.

  • Wednesday July 6, 2022 from 5pm to 7pm Central European Summer Time (UTC+2) – hybrid.

On the second day, we will co-organize with Memorial Human Rights Center a panel to assess the human rights situation in Russia through the cases of persecuted academics. The panel will be hybrid, online and in person at the École normale supérieure in Paris, open to academics, human rights organizations and journalists.

Registration is mandatory both for participation online or in person. The registration form is available here (


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