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Workshop on the Geometry and Physics of Higgs bundles IV

 

Simons Center for Geometry and Physics 
March 16-17, 2019
 

This workshop, fourth in a series of Graduate workshops on Higgs bundles, is aimed at graduate students and young postdocs, will expose participants to some current research topics on the geometry and physics of Higgs bundles. The workshop will have two mini-courses by experts on topics close to their own research, including a mix of lectures and problem sessions.

For any questions regarding the meeting, please email
Laura Schaposnik at schapos@uic.edu,
or Lara B. Anderson at lara.anderson@vt.edu.

Support provided by SCGP, NSF RTG grant DMS-1246844
And Laura P. Schaposnik's NSF CAREER Award



Funding for Travel and Lodging is available for graduate students and post-docs. Please apply before the deadline of February 1st - applications will be reviewed as they arrive and notification of funding will only take a few weeks. 

The workshop preceeds the SCGP meeting:
A Workshop on Challenges at the Interface of Hitchin Systems and String Theory: March 18 – 22, 2019


Mini-Courses

3 hs of Lectures and 3 hs Problem sessions each. 

Victoria Hoskins

Freie Universität Berlin

An introduction to quiver representations and connections to bundles

TBA

Florian Beck

Universität Hamburg

TBA

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Schedule

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