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Graduate Workshop, 3/5/2012-3/9/2012

Supersymmetric Field Theories and Their Mathematical Implications Organized by Dan Freed, Constantin Teleman and Greg Moore Over the past two decades, ideas and methods from supersymmetric quantum field theory have spearheaded breathtaking advances in geometry and topology. This one-week graduate workshop will offer a basic introduction to the notions and language of the physics underlying […]

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Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry and D-branes, 12/12/11-12/16/11

Dates: 12-16 Dec 2011 Objectives: The aim of the workshop is to present recent progress and pose new questions at the interface between algebraic geometry, noncommutative algebra, representation theory, and string theory.  The main topics will include noncommutative resolutions of singularities, superpotential and Calabi-Yau algebras, matrix factorizations, and the McKay correspondence. Workshop organizers: Charlie Beil, […]

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Topological Quantum Computing, September 12 – 16, 2011

We are pleased to announce the upcoming workshop, Quantum: Topology, Information, Computation, to be held at Stony Brook University from September 12 through September 16, 2011. Quantum has become ubiquitous in topology, information, and computation. The central theme of the workshop evolves around mathematical and scientific challenges in the topological approach to building a large-scale […]

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Simons Summer Workshop in Mathematics and Physics 2011 July 25 – August 19, 2011

Integrable Structures and Low Dimensional Geometries July 25 – August 19 Scientific advisor: Cumrun Vafa (Harvard) Local coordinator: Martin Rocek We are pleased to announce the 2011 Summer Simons Workshop in Mathematics and Physics from July 25 to August 19. This is the fourth Summer Workshop conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics […]

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Equivariant Quantum Cohomology, Mirror Symmetry, and Symplectic Geometry Workshop, May 16, 2011 – May 20, 2011

Dates: May 16-20, 2011 Location: Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, SUNY Stony BrookOrganizers: Dennis Auroux, Ludmil Katzarkov, Paul Seidel The broad aim of the workshop is to address recent developments involving equivariant structures in mirror symmetry. These developments come from quantum cohomology and symplectic topology, and have further ramifications in representation theory and in […]

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The Ehrenpreis Conjecture for Riemann Surfaces and the Surface Subgroup Theorem for Hyperbolic Three Manifolds

There will be a five lecture discussion-exposition of the new technique of Dr. Jeremy Kahn (Stony Brook University) and Dr. Vladimir Morkovic (Warwick) constructing mappings of constant negative curvature surfaces into certain targets, which are locally almost isometries. Participants Dennis Sullivan (Stony Brook) Scott Wolpert (Maryland) Ara Basmajian (CUNY) Sarah Koch (Harvard) Vaibhav Gadre (Harvard) […]

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Branes and Bethe Ansatz in Supersymmetric Gauge Theories Workshop, March 21-25

Location: Simons Center for Geometry and Physics All talks before 12:00 will be held in Simons Center Room 313. All Talks after lunch will be held in the Simons Center Auditorium. Organizers: Nikita Nekrasov & Anton Kapustin Program: Monday 3/21 Tuesday 3/22 Wednesday 3/23 Thursday 3/24 Friday 3/25 8:30-9:30 Breakfast: Simons Center Cafe Breakfast: Simons Center […]

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