Meetings/Workshops on Geometry and Topology in Italy

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CS2T2020 — Catania Set Theory and Topology Conference 2020
18 Feb 2020 - 21 Feb 2020 • Catania, Italy
Organizer:
University of Catania, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Abstract:
Our conference aims to bring together researchers and students working on set theory and its applications to a wide spectrum of areas of mathematics, and in particular to Topology, to discuss the most recent advances and main open problems in the field and foster collaboration. There will be eight invited lectures and each of the participants can contribute a 20-30 minute talk. Invited speakers: Leandro Aurichi (University of São Paulo-São Carlos, Brazil), Joan Bagaria (University of Barcelona, Spain), István Juhász (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary), Menachem Kojman (Ben Gurion University, Israel), Menachem Magidor (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel), Gianluca Paolini (University of Turin, Italy), Stevo Todorcevic (University of Toronto, Canada and CNRS, Paris), Lyubomyr Zdomskyy (Kurt Gödel Research Center, Vienna, Austria).
Contact:
Email: CataniaSetTheory@gmail.com
Topics:
set theoretic topology, forcing, large cardinals, descriptive set theory, PCF theory, cardinal invariants.
Event listing ID:
1276599
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INdAM Intensive Period on Poisson Geometry and Mathematical Physics
18 May 2020 - 17 Jul 2020 • Fisciano (SA), Italy
Organizer:
University of Salerno
Abstract:
The aim of the Intensive Period is to bring together researchers interested in Poisson geometry in a broad sense and mathematical physics from Italy and from abroad. It also aims at presenting the foundations of the theory as well as its more recent results/ramifications to potentially interested young researchers. The Intensive Period is organized in - a Series of Seminars - a Mini-Workshop on Coisotropic Reduction - a Mini-Workshop on VB-Groupoids - a Summer School on Poisson Geometry - an International Conference on Poisson Geometry
Event listing ID:
1287503
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Sub-Riemannian Geometry and Beyond, III. A gist on Lie groups in Pisa
25 May 2020 - 29 May 2020 • Pisa, Italy
Organizer:
Centro di Ricerca Matematica Ennio De Giorgi
Abstract:
The conference is the third meeting within prof. Le Donne's ERC project GeoMeG (Geometry of Metric Groups). The idea for the 2020 meeting is to focus on the following subjects: 1) large-scale geometry of nilpotent groups (and as the sub-Riemannian geometry appear as asymptotic cone) 2) Heintze groups (= homogeneous negatively curved manifolds) and their boundaries (which are nilpotent groups, possibly equipped with non-smooth distances) 3) geometry of solvable groups or, more generally, the large scale geometry of Lie groups. Tentative list of speakers: Manuel Amann, Marc Burger, Matias Carrasco Piaggio, Yves Cornulier, Moon Duchin, Tullia Dymarz, David Fisher, Misha Gromov, David Kyed, Grigoriy Margulis, Nicolas Monod, Pierre Pansu, Frederic Paulin, Roman Sauer, Yehuda Shalom, Xiangdong Xie, Robert Young.
Event listing ID:
1287568
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Classical Elegance: the Geometry of Algebraic Varieties
08 Jun 2020 - 11 Jun 2020 • Cortona, Italy
Event listing ID:
1269013
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Poisson 2020 — Summer School & International Conference
06 Jul 2020 - 17 Jul 2020 • Naples, Italy
Organizer:
Department of Mathematics of the University of Salerno
Abstract:
Poisson 2020 is the 12nd in a series of international conferences on Poisson geometry. It will be held in the Department of Mathematics of the University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), and the Accademia Pontaniana, Napoli, Italy. The event comprises: - a Summer School (July 6 - 10), aimed at students in their final years, PhD students and young researchers. - an International Conference (July 13 - 17), to be attended by students and researches from around the world, including some of the leading mathematicians in the field of Poisson Geometry. Links to the previous conferences in the series can be found at the Poisson Geometry Home Page: www.lpthe.jussieu.fr/~dito/poissongeometry.
Event listing ID:
1287531
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Workshop — Topological properties of gauge theories and their applications to high-energy and condensed-matter physics
24 Aug 2020 - 16 Oct 2020 • Firenze , Italy
Organizer:
The Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics
Abstract:
Many remarkable properties of gauge theories rely on the topology of field configurations and/or ambient spacetime and are connected with quantum anomalies and nonperturbative excitations. These properties, often exact, have many implications in the physics of fundamental interactions, condensed matter systems and statistical mechanics models. They also account for a large part of the investigations in string theory, and combined with supersymmetry have led to exact solutions of low-energy theories and the discovery of duality relations between supersymmetric gauge theories. Meanwhile, a renewed interest in topological aspects has emerged from condensed matter physics, through the study of topological phases of quantum matter. The effective field theories for these systems are not of the usual Landau-Ginzburg-Higgs type, rather, they are described by topological gauge theories. The goal of this GGI activity is to bring together theoreticians of different backgrounds, in condensed matter, high energy and mathematical physics, with the belief that interdisciplinary approaches can lead to substantial progress in many directions.
Topics:
Anomalies of quantum field theories * Generalized symmetries * Topological aspects of quantum states in condensed matter * (Supersymmetric) dualities in (2+1)-dimensions * Time-reversal symmetry and 4d theta-terms
Event listing ID:
1230739
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Topological Matter and Duality
07 Sep 2020 - 11 Sep 2020 • Firenze , Italy
Organizer:
The Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics
Abstract:
Topological properties of gauge theories find application in the characterization of novel phases of matter and in establishing nonperturbative phenomena such as the duality relations between quantum field theories in three and four spacetime dimensions. This conference is meant to expose the current status of research in several domains dealing with topology and duality
Topics:
Anomalies of quantum field theories * Generalized symmetries * Topological aspects of quantum states in condensed matter * (Supersymmetric) dualities in (2+1)-dimensions * Time-reversal symmetry and 4d theta-terms
Event listing ID:
1230686
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Focus Week — Topological Phases of Matter
21 Sep 2020 - 25 Sep 2020 • Firenze , Italy
Organizer:
The Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics
Topics:
Anomalies of quantum field theories * Generalized symmetries * Topological aspects of quantum states in condensed matter * (Supersymmetric) dualities in (2+1)-dimensions * Time-reversal symmetry and 4d theta-terms
Event listing ID:
1230674


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Last updated: 29 October 2019