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London workshop on arithmetic geometry and homotopy theory

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on May 8, 2012

At Imperial College London, from May 30th to June 1st. Many interesting talks, but the main theme appears to be the recent work of Harpaz and Schlank in which they use etale homotopy theory to study rational points and in particular obstructions to the local-global principle. Their big preprint is available here.

Related to this theme there is also a longer summer course in Lausanne in July/August with lectures by Harpaz and Schlank, as part of the of the EPFL program on rational points and algebraic cycles.

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AMS meeting and video lectures on SAGE and elliptic curves

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on November 11, 2011

Trying to move (temporarily) from the abstract world of stable motivic homotopy theory, I have signed up for the SAGE course at the upcoming AMS meeting in Boston. As preparation for this, I found some video lectures from MSRI (thanks to the numbertheory.org rss feed), giving an introduction to computing with elliptic curves in SAGE.

Among many other things, the AMS meeting also offers a healthy dose of homotopy theory, some lectures of Harpaz and/or Schlank on their remarkable paper on etale homotopy theory and rational points on varieties, and a special session with the amazing title Generalized Cohomology Theories in Engineering Practice. Maybe there will also be a MathOverflow meetup?

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Paris events: Wall-crossing, model theory, multiple zeta values, and more

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on October 17, 2011

Some Paris events in the next few months:

There are also various activities related to the IHP trimester on conformal field theory.

Next year: June 25 – 29, 2012: From algebraic geometry to automorphic forms (in honour of Laumon)

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Arithmetic, motives, and moduli spaces in Paris

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on September 27, 2011

Upcoming conference: 9-13 January 2012: Arithmetic, motives and moduli spaces. At IHP, in central Paris.

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Summer school: Roadmap to cohomology theories

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on April 24, 2011

Summer school in Brixen, Italy, 11-18 Sep 2011. Subjects covered include motivic homotopy theory, motivic cohomology,Weil cohomology theories, Bloch-Ogus cohomology theories, Hodge theory, stable homotopy theory, formal group laws, elliptic cohomology, complex and algebraic cobordism, and sharp cohomology. Summer school webpage.

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Motivic conferences in 2011

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on April 4, 2011

In addition to the already mentioned conference in Mainz, here are some other events of possible interest:

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Topology/homotopy theory conferences in 2011

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on April 4, 2011

There are loads of conferences in topology this summer – here is a small selection. See AlgTop-Conf for more.

 

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String conferences in 2011

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on April 4, 2011

Some upcoming string-related conferences:

Starting in January 2012, there is also a six-month programme at the Newton Institute on Mathematics and Applications of Branes in String and M-theory.

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Motives conference in Mainz, July 4-8

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on February 16, 2011

Conference on Motives, see webpage here. Invited speakers include Consani, Rost, Morel and Nori.

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Conference on Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on February 7, 2011

In Cambridge, May 4-6, 2011. Conference website

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