Due to the recent security uncertainty in Brussels, it has been decided to postpone the 8th Brussels-London seminar, which was originally planned for the 1st December. The event will now happen on the 12th January. The theme and speakers remain unchanged: lower bounds on Ricci curvature, with talks by Andrea Mondino, Fabio Cavalletti and Theo Sturm. See the seminar webpage for more information.
Roland Abuaf (IHES Paris) will speak in the geometry seminar on 8th December, 2015. His title is Hyperkähler categories and his abstract is below. Roland’s talk will be at 2pm, in the Salle de Profs on the 9th floor of building NO. [Read more…]
Loughborough University is advertising a Lectureship “in any area of Algebra, Geometry or Algebraic Geometry”. The full text of the advertisement is on the Loughborough website. Note that the closing date is December 17.. Informal enquiries can be sent to the Head of Department, Dr. Andrew Archer. You can also email Artie Prendergast-Smith with any questions.
The final details are now in place for the upcoming conference Flexibility and Contact Geometry which will be held at the ULB on 14-16 December. Besides some great talks, we will also have the opportunity to watch Strom Borman, Yasha Eliashberg and Emmy Murphy receive a prize from the Académie Royale de Belgique for their recent breakthrough in the existence of contact structures in all dimensions. [Read more…]