LMS Midlands Regional Meeting

Meeting Date: 
Monday, 4 June, 2018 - 01
Meeting Time: 
Minhyong Kim (University of Oxford, UK), Leila Schneps (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu Paris, France), Fabrizio Catanese (University of Bayreuth, Germany)


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.