Jean-Pierre Serre: My First Fifty Years at the Collège de France

  • Marc KirschEmail author
Part of the The Abel Prize book series (AP)


Jean-Pierre Serre was interviewed by Marc Kirsch at the occasion of his first fifty years at Collège de France. He talks about his inaugural lecture, and why it was never written up; he recalls his experience with Bourbaki; he gives his views on the development of mathematics, as well as on other issues. The text is bilingual French-English.

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

00-02 00A15 01A70 

Jean-Pierre Serre: Mon premier demi-siècle au Collège de France


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Collège de FranceParis Cedex 05France

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