LMS Midlands Regional Meeting & Workshop 2018
The lectures are aimed at a general mathematical audience. All interested, whether LMS members or not, are most welcome to attend this event.
This day meeting takes place during the LMS Workshop on Galois Covers, Grothendieck-Teichmüller Theory and Dessins D'enfants from 5-7 June 2018
13:30-14:00 LMS Society Meeting
14:00-15:00 Minhyong Kim (University of Oxford, UK): Diophantine geometry and principal bundles
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Leila Schneps (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu Paris, France): Pro-unipotent Grothendieck-Teichmüller theory: surprising connections with number theory
16:35-17:35 Fabrizio Catanese (University of Bayreuth, Germany): Mathematical Mysteries behind the Interplay of Algebra and Topology in Moduli Theory
17:45-18:30 Wine Reception
19:15 LMS Society Dinner at Kayal Restaurant
Regisration: Please register for your place by contacting the organisers: Frank Neumann and Sibylle Schroll Please inform the organisers via email if you are interested in attending the dinner and advise of any dietary requirements. The price for the dinner will be £25 per person (excluding drinks).
Travel Funding for Research Students and LMS Members: There are funds available to contribute in part to the expenses of members of the London Mathematical Society or research students registered at UK universities to attend the meeting and workshop. Requests for support, including an estimate of expenses, as well as all queries about the two events may be addressed to the organisers: Frank Neumann and Sibylle Schroll
Location and Further Details: Available here
The meeting and workshop is sponsored by the LMS and the University of Leicester.