Tag: La Ciotat

  • Le Guide Bourbaki : La Ciotat (2)

    Rereading the Grothendieck-Serre correspondence I found a letter from Serre to Grothendieck, dated October 22nd 1958, which forces me to retract some claims from the previous La Ciotat post. Serre writes this ten days after the second La Ciotat-congress (La Tribu 46), held from October 5th-12th 1958: “The Bourbaki meeting was very pleasant; we all […]

  • Le Guide Bourbaki : La Ciotat

    Two Bourbaki-congresses were organised at the Côte d’Azur, in La Ciotat, claiming to have one of the most beautiful bays in the world. La Tribu 35, ‘Congres du banc public’ (February 27th – March 6th, 1955) La Tribu 46, ‘Congres du banquet auxiliaire’ (October 5th-12th, 1958) As is the case for all Bourbaki-congresses after 1953,…