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\n MC3 is the third in a series of three confere nces with associated publications on mathematics a s culture and mathematics in culture. The third c onference will consider the relation between mathe matics and other cultures, whether popular or spe cialist. Amongst other topics, it will explore the question "why should I study mathematics?" - from perspectives within and outside mathematical cult ures. \n

\n \n \nFor mo re information, see\n https://sites.google.com/site/m athematicalcultures/conference-3\n

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\n Abstracts of a bout 300 words are invited on the place and\n reception of mathematics in non-mathematical cu ltures,\n relations between mathematical an d non-mathematical cultures,\n and especial ly the cultural significance of mathematics for\n school pupils, their parents and other advi sers at the points\n when they decide wheth er or not to study it. Historical\n analys es are welcome, especially if they offer insight\n (possibly through contrast) into the exper iences and\n conditions of present-day deve loped societies. The deadline is\n 30 Novem ber 2013.\n

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