Entrance hall of the ICMS

Spitalfields day: Geometry and algebra

Sep 17, 2010

Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ

Organisers

Name Institution
Ranicki, Andrew University of Edinburgh

This Spitalfields Day is organised in connection with the election in May 2010 of Professor Hirzebruch to an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. These lectures are aimed at a general mathematical audience, and should be accessible to graduate students. To see the official poster for this event, please follow this link.

The meeting is supported by:

London Mathematical Society

Edinburgh Mathematical Society

Royal Society of Edinburgh

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

 

Arrangements

Attendance
Attendance is by advance registration only. A link to the application form is available in the top right corner. Places are limited.

Venue
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ.

Organisation
For questions regarding the arrangements, please contact Helene Frossling by e-mail helene[dot]frossling[at]icms[dot]org[dot]uk, or telephone (UK) 0131 6514393. 

Programme

Programme 17 September

10.30 - 11.00

Participants sign in. Coffee and tea served

11.00 - 11.05

Welcome and Health&Safety information

11.05 - 12.05

Sir Michael Atiyah (University of Edinburgh)
The Hodge signature theorem past, present and future

12.00 - 15.00

Lunch break. Coffee and tea served from 14.30

15.00 - 15.15

Induction of Friedrich Hirzebruch as Honorary Fellow
Euology given by Sir Michael Atiyah, former President of the RSE
Induction by the Vice President of the RSE Professor Tariq Durrani

15.15 - 16.15

Friedrich Hirzebruch (Max Planck Institute of Mathematics Bonn)
125 years of the Schubert calculus

16.15 - 16.45

Coffee and tea

16.45 - 17.45

Andrew Ranicki (University of Edinburgh)
Aspects of quadratic forms in the work of Hirzebruch and Atiyah



Participants

Name Institution
Adams-Florou, Spiros University of Edinburgh
Amazeen, Grétar University of Edinburgh
Atiyah, Sir Michael University of Edinburgh
Ball, Keith ICMS
Braden, Harry University of Edinburgh
Brito, Pedro University of Aberdeen
Brown, Eric University of Edinburgh
Cheltsov, Ivan University of Edinburgh
Cloude, Shane AEL Consultants
Collins, Julia University of Edinburgh
David, McHutchon Ravenscraig Press
de Medeiros, Paul University of Edinburgh
Docherty, Pamela University of Edinburgh
Eggar, Michael formerly University of Edinburgh
Eilbeck, J Chris Heriot-Watt
Figueroa-O'Farrill, José University of Edinburgh
Gallagher, James University of Edinburgh
Gasparim, Elizabeth University of Edinburgh
GOMIS, Tony NBI-France
Gordon, Iain University of Edinburgh
Grant, Mark The University of Edinburgh
Hirzebruch, Friedrich Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Howie, Jim Heriot-Watt University
Jenkins, Rollo University of Edinburgh
Kakiichi, Koki University of Edinburgh
Khudaverdian, Hovhannes University of Manchester
Knops, Robin Heriot-Watt University
Kosta, Dimitra University of Edinburgh
Lenagan, Tom University of Edinburgh
Levikov, Filipp University of Aberdeen
Malham, Simon Heriot-Watt University
Martin, Ursula Queen Mary University of London
Martinez Garcia, Jesus University of Edinburgh
Meachan, Ciaran University of Edinburgh
Monk, David University of Edinburgh (retired)
O'Carroll, Liam University of Edinburgh
Owens, Brendan University of Glasgow
Porteous, Ian University of Liverpool
Powell, Mark University of Edinburgh
Ranicki, Andrew University of Edinburgh
Reis, Rui University of Aberdeen
Sepe, Daniele University of Edinburgh
Singer, Michael University College London
Smyth, Chris University of Edinburgh
Thomas, Teruji University of Edinburgh
Wemyss, Michael University of Edinburgh
Yang, Di University of Cambridge