Program of the academic year 2006/2007

Intensive course in Riemannian Geometry
September 11 - September 29, 2006, Neuchâtel
Organisation: Bruno Colbois, Patrick Ghanaat and Marc Troyanov, in collaboration with EPFL

Special Course in Differential Geometry
The course is divided into two parts: the first one is dedicated to conformal geometry and to an overview of the proof of the Yamabe conjecture; the second one is about Bochner methods and applications.
Session time: 10.00 to 12.00
Place: Neuchâtel Mathematical Institute
  • October 27
  • November 10 and 24
  • December 22
  • January 19
  • February 2 and 9
Course instructor: Daniel Maerten

Special Course in Stochastic Differential Equations
A series of lectures about the subject Linéarisation d'Equations Différentielles Stochastiques.
Start: October 31, 2006, 14.15-15.30
Place: Institute of Mathematics, Neuchâtel, Room E 213.
Contact and information:
Course instructor: Benjamin Bergé (Neuchâtel)

First Graduate Colloquium
Thursday, December 7 - Friday, December 8, 2006, Geneva
Organization: Rudolf Rohr, Shaula Fiorelli

Graduate Seminar on Geometry
Winter term 2006/07, Friday, 14:15-17:00, Bern
Organization: Andreas Bernig, Bruno Colbois, Ruth Kellerhals

Special Lectures: Graduate Seminar on Geometry
Friday, January 12, 2007
14:15 - 15:15 Burkhard Wilking (Münster)
Manifolds with positive curvature operators are space forms
16:00 - 17:00 Christoph Boehm (Münster)
Ricci flow and non-negative sectional curvature
Room B1, Mathematical Institute, University of Bern

Ludwig Schläfli Lecture
Oleg Viro (Uppsala): A problem on the sixteenth Hilbert problem
Place: University of Bern, Mathematics Building, Lecture Room B7
Time: 17:15, January 15, 2007

Conference Geometric linearization of graphs and groups
Centre Bernoulli, EPFL, January 22 - 26, 2007

Cours intensif en théorie spectrale et géomérie destiné aux éudiants et aux doctorants
February 12 - 16, 2007, Neuchâtel
Contact and information:

Graduate course
Christof Melcher (HU Berlin): Einführung in die Methoden elliptischer Regularitätstheorie
February 19 - 23, 2007, Basel
Contact and information: Ben Schweizer

Mini course: Vertex-transitive Graphs, Diameter of Groups, and Computation
Laszlo Babai (Budapest and Chicago)
EPF Lausanne, Room AA.C.006
Tuesday, May 8th, from 15:00 to 17:00
Wednesday, May 9th, from 14:00 to 16:00
Thursday, May 10th, from 10:00 to 12:00
Contact and information: Alain Valette

Mini course: The Abelian Sandpile Model
Laszlo Babai (Budapest and Chicago)
EPF Lausanne, Room AA.C.006
Monday, May 14th, from 14:00 to 16:00
Tuesday, May 15th, from 15:00 to 17:00
Wednesday, May 16th, from 10:00 to 12:00
Contact and information: Alain Valette

Workshop on Geometry and Topology
Organized by Anand Dessai (Fribourg), Joachim Lohkamp (Münster), Patrick Ghanaat (Fribourg)
May 17-19, 2007, Fribourg
Contact and information: Anand Dessai, Patrick Ghanaat

Block seminar: Recent Developments in Complex Geometry
Frank Kutzschebauch (Bern) and Franc Forstneric (Ljubljana)
May 9 and 30, June 6, 13, 20 and 27, at 10:15
Universität Bern, Exakte Wissenschaften, Sidlerstrasse 5, Room B13
Contact and information: Frank Kutzschebauch

Lecture course
Emilie David-Guillou (Neuchâtel): One-parameter semigroups of linear operators
March 21 - May 16, 2007, Neuchâtel, Mathematical Institute
Contact and information: Emilie David-Guillou

Second Graduate Colloquium
May 29 - 30, 2007, Basel
Organization: Jonas Budmiger, Philipp Habegger

Intensive course
Petr Kloucek (Neuchâtel): Functionalizable ultra-thin martensitic films
Last two weeks in June 2007, Neuchâtel, Mathematical Institute
Contact and information:

Workshop Hyperbolic Volume 2007
Organized by Ruth Kellerhals (Fribourg) and Robert Meyerhoff (Boston)
July 2 - 4, 2007, Fribourg
Contact and information: Ruth Kellerhals