Spitalfields Day: Geometry and Algebra

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Spitalfields Day: Geometry and Algebra

 Sep 17 2010
 Royal Society of Edinburgh

Scientific Organiser:

  • Andrew Ranicki, University of Edinburgh

This Spitalfields Day was organised in connection with the election in May 2010 of Professor Hirzebruch to an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. To see the official poster for this event, please follow this link.


  • Michael Atiyah, University of Edinburgh - The Hodge signature theorem past, present and future

  • Andrew Ranicki, University of Edinburgh - Aspects of quadratic forms in the work of Hirzebruch and Atiyah

  • Friedrich Hirzebruch, Max Planck Institute of Mathematics Bonn - 125 years of the Schubert calculus


The meeting was supported by the London Mathematical Society, the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences.


Spiros, Adams-FlorouUniversity of Edinburgh
Grétar, AmazeenUniversity of Edinburgh
Sir Michael, AtiyahUniversity of Edinburgh
Keith, BallUniversity of Warwick
Harry, BradenUniversity of Edinburgh
Pedro, BritoUniversity of Aberdeen
Eric, BrownUniversity of Edinburgh
Ivan, CheltsovUniversity of Edinburgh
Shane, CloudeAEL Consultants
Julia, CollinsUniversity of Edinburgh
McHutchon, DavidRavenscraig Press
Paul, de MedeirosUniversity of Edinburgh
Pamela, DochertyUniversity of Edinburgh
Michael, Eggarformerly University of Edinburgh
J Chris, EilbeckHeriot-Watt
José, Figueroa-O'FarrillUniversity of Edinburgh
James, GallagherUniversity of Edinburgh
Elizabeth, GasparimUniversity of Edinburgh
Tony, GOMISNBI-France
Iain, GordonUniversity of Edinburgh
Mark, GrantThe University of Edinburgh
Friedrich, HirzebruchMax Planck Institute for Mathematics
Jim, HowieHeriot-Watt University
Rollo, JenkinsUniversity of Edinburgh
Koki, KakiichiUniversity of Edinburgh
Hovhannes, KhudaverdianUniversity of Manchester
Robin, KnopsHeriot-Watt University
Dimitra, KostaUniversity of Glasgow
Tom, LenaganUniversity of Edinburgh
Filipp, LevikovUniversity of Aberdeen
Simon, MalhamHeriot-Watt University
Ursula, MartinUniversity of Edinburgh and University of Oxford
Jesus, Martinez GarciaUniversity of Edinburgh
Ciaran, MeachanUniversity of Glasgow
David, MonkUniversity of Edinburgh (retired)
Liam, O'CarrollUniversity of Edinburgh
Brendan, OwensUniversity of Glasgow
Ian, PorteousUniversity of Liverpool
Mark, PowellUniversity of Edinburgh
Andrew, RanickiUniversity of Edinburgh
Rui, ReisUniversity of Aberdeen
Daniele, SepeUniversity of Edinburgh
Michael, SingerUniversity College London
Chris, SmythUniversity of Edinburgh
Teruji, ThomasUniversity of Edinburgh
Michael, WemyssUniversity of Edinburgh
Di, YangUniversity of Cambridge