Second announcement

We are happy to announce that the conference THUE 150 will take place in Bordeaux from September 30 to October 4, 2013.

The conference will be dedicated to 150th anniversary of Axel Thue, and the 105th anniversary of his seminal article Über Annäherungswerte algebraischer Zahlen, which determined the face of the Diophantine Approximations in the XX century,

The conference will mainly address Diophantine Geometry. However, other aspects of Thue-related mathematics (algebra, logic, etc.) may appear as well.

Many leading experts in the field already expressed their interest in participating. More information can be found on the conference website:

Anybody wishing to attend is welcome to contact the organizers.

Some practical information.

Conference Venue

All the talks will take place in the Conference Hall (Salle de Conférence) of the Institute of Mathematics of Bordeaux (IMB).

Financial support

We do not charge any conference fee, but we cannot contribute to your travel expenses, unless you are an invited speaker.

We have some limited funds for sponsoring the local expenses of certain participants, like young researchers, researchers from developing countries, or other participants who cannot afford paying for their stay in Bordeaux. Please contact us asap if you want to be supported. We shall do our best, but we do not promise anything, even if you belong to one of the categories listed above.


Bordeaux offers a good selection of hotels at all levels, from most basic to most luxurious. Unless you are an invited speaker or a sponsored participant, we assume that you will take care of your lodging yourself. We suggest using one of the standard websites like or similar. We recommend early reservation: it can be busy in Bordeaux in the beginning of October.

We can also help you to find an affordable lodging in Bordeaux for the period of the conference. If you want us to reserve a hotel for you, please let us know before July 1.

Cultural program

A visit to St Emilion, a beautiful medieval village, famous for its historical treasures and wine estates, will be organized on Wednesday, October 2 in the afternoon. The number of places is limited, so please let us know asap if you are interested.

Proceedings Volume

A Proceedings Volume will be published in one of the issues of the Journal de Théorie des Nombres de Bordeaux. More information to follow.

See you in Bordeaux!

Pascal Autissier, Yuri Bilu, Fabien Pazuki.

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Last update: April 3, 2013
responsible: Yuri Bilu