Meetings/Workshops on Geometry and Topology in the United Kingdom
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TICT2020 — Topics in Category Theory: A Spring School
11 Mar 2020 - 13 Mar 2020 • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
This Spring School will gather together PhD students and junior researchers who use category-theoretic ideas or techniques in their research. It will provide a forum to learn about important themes in contemporary category theory, both from experts and from each other. Three invited speakers will each present a three-hour mini-course, accessible to non-specialists, introducing an area of active research. There will also be short talks contributed by PhD students and postdocs, and a poster session. The focus of the Spring School is on aspects of pure category theory as they interact with research in other areas of algebra, geometry, topology and logic. Any "categorical thinker" - that is, any mathematician whose work makes use of categorical ideas - is welcome to participate.
Category Theory, Grothendieck Toposes, Topos Theory, Higher Category Theory, Model Categories, Derived and Triangulated Categories
Arithmetic geometry, cycles, Hodge theory, regulators, periods and heights
30 Mar 2020 - 03 Apr 2020 • Cambridge, United Kingdom
Manifolds and K-theory: the legacy of Andrew Ranicki
29 Jun 2020 - 03 Jul 2020 • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh; UK
Andrew Ranicki and his theory of algebraic surgery played a central role in linking manifold theory, algebraic K-theory, and its close cousin L-theory. These areas have seen great developments and advances in the last decade from distinct research communities. This workshop will bring together mathematicians working on the topology of high-dimensional manifolds and their automorphisms with those working on the algebraic K-theory (and its cousins hermitian K-theory and L-theory) of rings and ring spectra, in order to share recent progress in these areas and kindle a fresh interaction between them.
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Last updated: 18 October 2019