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Series of talks or seminars.

Friedrich Hirzebruch Lecture

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University Club Bonn

The annual Friedrich Hirzebruch Lecture is a series of lectures started in 2007 on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Prof. Friedrich Hirzebruch. The lectures address a general audience and aim at illustrating the relation between mathematics and art, society and other fields.

MPI-Oberseminar

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Organiser(s): 
C. Kaiser
Datum: 
Don, 2013-01-31 15:00 - Don, 2026-12-31 16:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

The Oberseminar is a very long running seminar at MPI (‘Ober‘ standing for 'upper'). Its idea is that the guests of the MPI speak in this seminar (hopefully early in their stay) and get the chance to explain their work to the other guests.

This often leads to further mathematical interaction, and in any case it is very interesting to know what one's colleagues are working on.

This implies two things:

  1. When you speak at the Oberseminar you should try to make sure that your talk is understandable and interesting to everyone, not just to the people in the same field. (We have many specialized seminars where you can present your work at a more technical level.)
  2. Please always attend the Oberseminar, even if the title of the talk seems technical, because you know that the speaker is going to do a good job. The only reason for absence is that the talk is in your field and thus will be too easy for you.

We hope to see you at the Oberseminar!

Christian Kaiser (organizer)

The directors:
Prof. Ballmann
Prof. Faltings
Prof. Harder
Prof. Hirzebruch †
Prof. Manin
Prof. Teichner
Prof. Zagier
 


Upcoming talks

Don, 18 Jul 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Baskar Balasubramanyam

Past talks

For the abstracts click on the titles or see the list of abstracts.

Don, 04 Jul 2019

15:00 - 16:00
David Hansen, Renato Bettiol

Don, 27 Jun 2019

Mit, 19 Jun 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Alexander Koldobsky

Don, 13 Jun 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Damian Sawicki, Emily Norton, Severon Barmeier

Don, 23 Mai 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Yuki Hirano, Michael Mertens, Rostislav Devyatov

Don, 16 Mai 2019

Don, 02 Mai 2019

Don, 25 Apr 2019

Don, 18 Apr 2019

13:45 - 14:45
Christian Bär

Don, 11 Apr 2019

Don, 04 Apr 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Vinoth Nandakamur, Jack Shotton

Don, 28 Mär 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Jian Zhang, Laura Pertusi

Don, 21 Mär 2019

Don, 14 Mär 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Arnab Saha, Riccardo Iraso

Don, 07 Mär 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Zhengfang Wang, Andriy Regeta

Don, 21 Feb 2019

Don, 14 Feb 2019

Don, 07 Feb 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Pablo Mauricio Zadunaisky, Rouven Frassek, Felix Wierstra

Don, 24 Jan 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Yongsheng Zhang, Elizaveta Vishnyakova, Taiwang Deng

Don, 17 Jan 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Hongyi Chu, Vladimir Mitankin, Dinh Tuan Huynh

Don, 10 Jan 2019

15:00 - 16:00
Hisatoshi Kodani, Panagiotis Polymerakis, Ögmundur Eiriksson

Don, 13 Dez 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Martin Gonzales, Evangelos Routi, Marc Stephan

Don, 06 Dez 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Arthur Soulie, Roberto Fringuelli, Lorant Szegedy

Don, 29 Nov 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Severin Charbonnier, Falk Beckert

Don, 15 Nov 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Robin Bartlett, Luca Battistella, Lauren Bandklayder

Don, 08 Nov 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Gautier Ponsinet, Carlo Pagano, Alexander Adam

Don, 25 Okt 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Charles Fougeron, Christine McMeekin, Joost Nuiten

Don, 18 Okt 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Alexandra Kjuchukova, Bingxiao Liu, Fosco Loregian

Don, 11 Okt 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Daniel El-Baz, Stefano Marseglia, Diego Izquierdo

Don, 04 Okt 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Magnus Carlson, Andrea Ferraguti, Matthew Bisatt

Don, 27 Sep 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Sylvaine Lavau, Nicholas Cooney, Nima Rasekh

Don, 20 Sep 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Noemie Combe, Tinhinane Azzouz, Alberto Cavallo

Don, 13 Sep 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Sheng Meng, Xin Wang, Matthew Young

Don, 30 Aug 2018

Don, 23 Aug 2018

Don, 16 Aug 2018

Don, 09 Aug 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Genki Ouchi, Benjamin Cooper, Mona Merling

Don, 02 Aug 2018

Don, 26 Jul 2018

Don, 19 Jul 2018

Don, 12 Jul 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Ayberk Zeytin, Roman Fedorov, Yusuf Mustopa

Don, 05 Jul 2018

Don, 28 Jun 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Dong Sung Yoon, David Carchedi, Samuel Grushevsky

Don, 21 Jun 2018

Don, 14 Jun 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Linhui Shen, Kwangho Choiy, Sarah Dijols

Mit, 30 Mai 2018

Don, 24 Mai 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Dmitry Sustretov, Cary Malkiewich, Yafet Sanchez Sanchez

Fre, 18 Mai 2018

Don, 17 Mai 2018

15:00 - 16:00
Sergei Gukov

IMPRS Thementag/Lectures by IMPRS students

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Organiser(s): 
Christian Kaiser
Zugehörigkeit: 
MPIM
Datum: 
Mit, 2019-07-03 16:30 - 19:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

A study group on Milnor invariants

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Organiser(s): 
Danica Kosanovich
Zugehörigkeit: 
MPIM
Datum: 
Mit, 2019-07-03 14:00 - Fre, 2019-07-05 17:30
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

IMPRS seminar on various topics: infinity-categories

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Organiser(s): 
Christian Kaiser
Zugehörigkeit: 
MPIM
Datum: 
Mit, 2019-06-05 14:15 - 15:45
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

Seminar on Weighted Hurwitz numbers and topological recursion

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Organiser(s): 
Dan Betea and Danilo Lewanski
Datum: 
Mit, 2019-05-08 00:00 - 00:01

IMPRS seminar on various topics: operads

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Organiser(s): 
Christian Kaiser
Zugehörigkeit: 
MPIM
Datum: 
Mit, 2019-04-10 16:30 - Fre, 2019-07-12 18:00

PLeaSANT (Participative learning seminar analytic number theory)

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Organiser(s): 
Pieter Moree, Alisa Sedunova, Efthymios Sofos
Datum: 
Mit, 2019-01-09 16:30 - Mit, 2020-01-08 17:30
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

Seminar on Topological insulators

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Datum: 
Mit, 2019-02-13 14:00 - 18:00

Seminar on tilting characters of reductive groups

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Organiser(s): 
Hankyung Ko
Datum: 
Fre, 2019-02-08 15:00 - 18:00
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

Geometric recursion learning seminar

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Organiser(s): 
Alessandro Giacchetto and Danilo Lewanski
Datum: 
Mon, 2018-10-22 14:00 - Fre, 2019-12-20 15:00
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall

Content

Geometric Recursion (GR) is a fairly new technique that extends the usual Topological Recursion (TR) theory by means of Teichmüller theory, and relates to several results of Maryam Mirzakhani. It sits in the interplay between many areas of mathematics as mathematical physics, algebraic geometry and category theory.

The first part of the learning seminar aims to define and introduce GR. The second part of the seminar is more open and it will be tailored during the first weeks according to the taste of the participants towards open research questions.

Seminar web page

References

DyGIT Seminar: (Dynamics, Geometry and Interactions on Tuesdays)

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Organiser(s): 
Polyxeni Spilioti, Francisco Javier Torres de Lizaur
Datum: 
Fre, 2018-10-05 09:02 - Mon, 2019-09-30 10:02

Seminar Geometry and Dynamics

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Organiser(s): 
Polyxeni Spilioti and Francisco Javier Torres de Lizaur
Datum: 
Die, 2018-09-25 16:30 - 17:30
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

Working group on Grothendieck-Teichmüller groups

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Organiser(s): 
Noémie Combe
Datum: 
Fre, 2018-09-21 14:00 - Fre, 2019-02-01 12:30
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

The idea of this working group is to have an exchange of points of views
concerning a tool which connects both geometric and arithmetic areas. 
People who do not necessarily want to give a talk, are also welcome.

Learning seminar on deformation theory

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Organiser(s): 
Christian Blohmann, Sylvain Lavau, Joao Nuno Mestre, Joost Nuiten
Datum: 
Don, 2018-10-04 10:00 - Don, 2019-02-28 12:00
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

The goal of the seminar is to rigorously understand the statement ''Every deformation problem in characteristic zero is controlled by a differential graded Lie algebra". This statement has long been a philosophy/guiding principle when studying deformations of algebraic or geometric structures. By the end of the seminar we aim to understand the statement and proof of its following modern incarnation:

Theorem (Lurie, Pridham)
There is an equivalence of $\infty$-categories between the $\infty$-category of formal moduli problems and the $\infty$-category of dgLa's over a field of characteristic zero.

Everyone is welcome, whether to give a talk or simply attend. If you think you'd like to give a talk please come to the first meeting or get in touch with one of the organizers.


Contents

In the first part we will see some deformation problems that naturally give rise to dgLa's, and that can also be encoded in deformation functors (also called formal moduli problems). We will see that the two are related by the Maurer-Cartan equation.

In the second part we will study how to construct a deformation functor out of a dgLa using the Maurer-Cartan equation. Conversely, we will build a dgLa out of a deformation functor. For that, we will need to understand some categorical properties of the $\infty$-category of dgLa's - roughly, that we can describe it in terms of generators and relations. This will be done making use of the Chevalley-Eilenberg complex of a dgLa, so that we can work in differential graded local Artinian rings (dgArt) instead.

In the third part we will see that the construction of a dgLa out of a deformation functor is an equivalence of $\infty$-categories between formal moduli problems and dgLa's. Finally, we will see that the inverse of this equivalence is given by the Maurer-Cartan construction.


Talks

  1. Motivation and examples
  2. Deformation Problems and Moduli Problems  (Notes by Alex)
  3. Deformation functors - Modern approach and the MC equation (Notes by Joao)
  4. The Chevalley-Eilenberg complex $C^*$, and how it is related to the Maurer-Cartan equation (Notes by Joost)
  5. The model category dgLa
  6. Koszul duality I - $C^*$ and its adjoint
  7. Koszul duality II - $C^*$ is an equivalence (sometimes) (Notes by Sylvain)
  8. Proof of the equivalence in the Main Theorem, part 1(Notes by Christian)
  9. Proof of the equivalence in the Main Theorem, part 2 (Notes by David)
  10. The inverse of the equivalence is given by Maurer-Cartan

References

   VIDEO

On classical/motivating examples:

Historical:

Master thesis seminar

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Datum: 
Mit, 2018-07-25 14:00 - 15:30
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

IMPRS seminar on K-theory

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Organiser(s): 
Christian Kaiser
Datum: 
Don, 2018-04-12 16:30 - Don, 2018-07-19 18:00
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

Learning seminar on quantum field theory and BV formalism

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Organiser(s): 
C. Blohmann, Y. Frégier and M. Schiavina
Datum: 
Don, 2018-04-05 10:15 - Don, 2018-05-31 18:04
Location: 
MPIM Seminar Room

 

The aim of this learning seminar is two fold 

1) give a gentle introduction to the basics of quantum field theory (path integral, n-point functions and Wick theorem, Feynman diagrams, gauge fixing and BRST cohomology),

2) present some recent progress related to the BV and BF-BFV formalisms.

We will cover the first part in April and the second one in May.

 

When?

Every Thursday morning from 10:15 till 12:00 with a 15 minutes break at 11:00

 

Plan of the talks :

12/04/2018

speaker : Rigel Juarez

Program : Polyak section 1.1-2.3. Preliminaries on classical and quantum field theories, Feynman diagrams in finite dimension (n-point functions and Wick theorem)

 

19/04/2018

 

speaker : Danica Kosanovic

Program : Polyak section 2.4-2.10. Adding a potential, cubic potential, general Feynman graphs, weights for graphs, free energy.

 

26/04/2018

speaker : Alessandro Giacchetto

 

 

 

 

 

 

References :

Déformation, Quantification, Théorie de Lie Alberto Cattaneo - Bernhard Keller - Charles Torossian - Alain Bruguières Panoramas et Synthèses 20 (2005)

M. Polyak, Feynman diagrams for pedestrians and mathematicians, Proc. Symp. Pure Math. 73:15-42,2005

This is a twin seminar to a seminar going on in Paris, some additional material can be found at https://sites.google.com/view/groupe-de-travail-bv/r%C3%A9f%C3%A9rences

 

 

Representation theory learning seminar

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Organiser(s): 
Hankyung Ko, Emily Norton, Thorsten Heidersdorf

MPIM/HIM-Number theory lunch seminar

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Organiser(s): 
MPIM, HIM
Datum: 
Mit, 2018-01-10 14:15 - Mit, 2018-04-18 15:15
Location: 
MPIM Lecture Hall
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