University of Chicago, Math/PSD

Program ID: 63-WKSHOP [#638]
Program Title: The University of Chicago 2018 Summer Workshop
Program Type: Graduate or early career program
Program Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map]
Subject Area: Algebraic Topology and Algebraic Geometry
Starting Date: 2018/06/11
Application Deadline: 2018/03/23 finished (2017/12/15, finished 2018/09/30, listed until 2018/06/15)
Program Description:    

*** this program has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The workshop will take place June 11--15, 2018. The program title is ``The roots of topology: miracles of algebraic geometry, braids and Hilbert's (still open) 13th problem''.

Abstract: The purpose of this summer school is to explain how algebraic topology can be used to understand phenomena in classical algebraic geometry. There will be 4 minicourses:

1. A crash course on algebraic varieties.

2. Topology, braids and algebraic functions.

3. Miracles of classical algebraic geometry.

4. Resolvent degree and Hilbert's 13th problem.

This summer school is intended for grad students and postdocs. However, exceptional undergrads are encouraged to apply. The workshop is cosponsored by the NSF and PIMS, with limited funding to support US and Canadian students.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
The University of Chicago
Department of Mathematics
1118 E. 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

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