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Arbeitstagung 2017 on "Physical Mathematics" in honor of Yuri Manin

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C. Blohmann, M. Kapranov, P. Teichner, B. Vallette
Mon, 2017-06-19 08:00 - Fre, 2017-06-23 20:00
MPIM Lecture Hall

Poster ATNotice: Due to the large number of registrations, the lecture hall will be reserved for registered participants. Non-registered visitors may have to follow the lecture by live video feed in the seminar room, which will also be available on our website.

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C. Blohmann, M. Kapranov, P. Teichner, B. Vallette


B. Bhatt
I. Cherednik
V. Drinfeld
D. Freed
A. Goncharov
N. Hitchin
M. Kontsevich
J. Lurie
Y. Manin
M. Marcolli
V. Schechtman
V. Serganova
G. Tabuada
B. Toen
B. Tsygan
T. Willwacher

Conference "Modular forms are everywhere"

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Mon, 2017-05-22 09:00 - Fre, 2017-05-26 17:00
MPIM Lecture Hall

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Young Women in Geometry

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A. Hassannezhad, A. Siffert
Mon, 2017-04-03 08:30 - Mit, 2017-04-05 18:00
MPIM Lecture Hall


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This meeting is part of the series of workshops Young Women in... 

The main lectures will be given by (note that the list of our main speakers is updated)

The workshop provides a platform for female graduate students and postdocs in Geometry to present their research. The main lectures will be complemented by participants' talks and a poster exhibition.

Cantor-Medaille für Gerd Faltings

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Berlin, 3. Februar 2017. Gerd Faltings, Direktor am Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in Bonn, Honorarprofessor für Mathematik an der Universität Bonn und Mitglied im Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, dem Bonner Exzellenzcluster für Mathematik und mathematische Ökonomie, erhält die Cantor-Medaille der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV). Das beschloss das Präsidium der DMV kürzlich in Berlin. Die Cantor-Medaille ist die bedeutendste wissenschaftliche Auszeichnung, die die DMV vergibt.

New Horizons in Mathematics Prize awarded to Geordie Williamson

Geordie Williamson has received a New Horizons in Mathematics Prize jointly with Benjamin Elias for pioneering work in geometric representation theory, including the development of Hodge theory for Soergel bimodules and the proof of the Kazhdan-Lusztig conjectures for general Coxeter groups. Geordie had been advanced reseracher at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics from 2011 until August 2016, when he moved to a position at the University of Sydney in his native country Australia.
The New Horizons in Mathematics Prize is an annual prize for junior researchers who have already produced important work. It consists of a monetary award of $100,000. The prize was established in 2016 and is funded by Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner. The prize was awarded together with the Breakthrough Prizes 2017 on December 4, 2016 at a red carpet gala ceremony in Silicon Valley hosted by Morgan Freeman.

Escher and the Droste effect. Public talk by Hendrik Lenstra, Wednesday, 14 December

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Hendrik Willem Lenstra
Universiteit Leiden / MPIM
Mit, 2016-12-14 18:00 - 19:00
MPIM Lecture Hall

In 1956, the Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher made an unusual lithograph with the title `Print Gallery‘. It shows a young man viewing a print in an exhibition gallery. Amongst the buildings depicted on the print, he sees paradoxically the very same gallery that he is standing in. A lot is known about the way in which Escher made his lithograph. It is not nearly as well known that it contains a hidden `Droste effect‘, or infinite repetition; but this is brought to light by a mathematical analysis of the studies used by Escher. On the basis of this discovery, a team of mathematicians at Leiden produced a series of hallucinating computer animations. These show, among others, what happens inside the mysterious spot in the middle of the lithograph that Escher left blank.

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