The 13th Maghrebian Colloquium on the History of Arabic Mathematics

30 March – 1 April 2018

Tunis, Tunisia

 Second announcement

The 13th Colloquium on the History of Arabic Mathematics (COMHISMA 13) shall take place on Friday 30th March, Saturday 31st March and April 1st , 2018 in Tunis City (CIFFIP – Lac II).

Themes of the Colloquium:

A.  Theoretical mathematics, Astronomy, Applied mathematics, Recreational mathematics in Arabic and Islamic traditions.  

B.  History of teaching Arabic mathematics and its circulation.

C.  Mathematics and Society. 


Languages of the meeting: Abstracts, papers and communications can be presented in the Arabic, English or French languages.


Important deadlines

          Deadline for abstract submission

15 September, 2017

          Deadline for acceptation of papers

15 November, 2017

          Deadline for receiving full text of communication        

15 February, 2018

          Deadline for registration

15 January, 2018

Registration Fees

Professor : 120 DT (± 50 Euros)

Student :      50 DT (± 25 Euros)      


All activities planned for COMHISMA 13 will be held at CIFFIP – Lac II.

Participants can use some lodging facilities on the premises or they can also lodge at one of the Hotels in the center of Tunis.

Accomodations fees at the CIFFIP : 180 DT (± 75 Euros) for three days.

For center city hotels, 73 DT to 200 DT for each night with breakfast.

          Arrival of the participants

29 March, 2018, after noon.

          Departure of the participants

01 April, 2018, after noon.

 Cultural activities and tourist tour

No work is planned for Saturday after noon, March 31st . We shall offer several activities for participants to choose.

The International scientific committee of COMHISMA 13 is chaired by Professor Ahmed Djebbar.Institutional Partners

                     Centre International de Formation des Formateurs et de l’Innovation Pédagogique (CIFFIP)

                     Institut Supérieur de l’Education et de la Formation Continue (ISEFC)

                     Laboratoire du Monde Arabo-Islamique Médiéval (LMAIM)

 Organizing Associations

                     Association des Femmes Tunisiennes Mathématiciennes

                     Association Tunisienne des Sciences Mathématiques

                     Association Tunisienne de Didactique des Mathématiques

                     The Mediterranean Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (MIMS-Tunisia).

                     Société Mathématique de Tunisie

Local Organizing Committee

Honorary Chairman:       Béchir Kachoukh


                     Mahdi Abdeljaouad – Faouzi Chaabane – Marouane Ben Miled – Hmida Hedfi

                     Taoufik Charrada et Salma Elaoud (ATSM)

                     Mounir Dhieb et Rahim Kouki (ATDM)

                     Makkia Dammak (AFTM)

                     Salwa Aouadi (MIMS)

                     Nedra Belhaj Rhouma (SMT)


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