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does anyone know of a recreational maths venue which publishes, announces, or distributes mathematical results (at university level) which would be of interest to amateur mathematicians also ?

Thank you.

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The newsletter of the European Methematical Society usually has a problem section. Some of this problems can be of interest to amateur mathematicians, too. See – Francesco Polizzi May 29 '13 at 16:22
In Europe there is the Recreational Mathematics Colloquium. Its 3rd edition was last month in Açores Portugal. I believe at least the second edition has proceedings you can find. – Fernando Pimentel May 29 '13 at 16:25
The MSRI's Emissary has a problem section which sometimes includes items with a recreational flavor. (And this question should probably be Community Wiki.) – Noam D. Elkies May 29 '13 at 17:25
@Paslig: Have you ever heard of the Journal of recreational mathematics? If my memory serves me well, one of the first papers on the theme of Ruth-Aaron pairs was published there... – José Hdz. Stgo. Jun 2 '13 at 16:24
Thank you Francesco, Fernando, Noam, J. H. S. i am happy to see all the suggestions! :) – Paslig Keir Jun 4 '13 at 18:09
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Recreational Mathematics Colloquium mentioned in the comments above :

A mixed bag of (possibly) relevant journals, some of them well-known:


And more, including a French one:

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yes, these are what i am after! if you have more of this kind, let me know! :) i am also interested in french ones – Paslig Keir Jun 1 '13 at 14:37
American Mathematical Monthly? – darij grinberg Jun 2 '13 at 12:19
@Paslig: You may also want to take a look at the pages of: 1. The College Mathematics Journal 2. The Fibonacci Quarterly – José Hdz. Stgo. Jun 2 '13 at 16:34
thanks! very interesting indeed. and very helpful! :) – Paslig Keir Jun 4 '13 at 18:10

The Best I know is G4G (Gathering for Gardner Foundation: From 2010, people around the world celebrate the birthday of Gardner and G4G somehow links all of them together. It is up to you at what level you celebrate it. We did it at our own university and students from all departments (science including mathematics, physics, chemistry, and social science) were involved. Just visit G4G and you get many useful ideas and you may share your own ideas.

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Thank you. it certainly draws my attention to things i was not aware of. – Paslig Keir May 30 '13 at 16:56

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