LMS Research School: New directions in combinatorial representation theory and diagrammatic categorification

University of York
Start date
Meeting Date
Maud De Visscher (City, University of London), Rob Muth (University of Duquesne) and Daniel Tubbenhauer (University of Sydney)


This research school will serve as an introduction to the recent advances in Lie theory made possible using geometric and categorical ideas. It will be followed by a five-day conference in York.  


Maud De Visscher ("Diagrammatic Kazhdan-Lusztig theory")

Rob Muth ("Quiver Hecke algebras and RoCK blocks of symmetric groups")

Dani Tubbenhauer* ("Analytic theory of monoidal categories")

And plenary talks will be given by: Stephen Donkin and Catharina Stroppel


The programme of lectures is available on the event website here.


If you wish to participate in this Research School, please consult the event website for eligibility criteria and application process.

There will be a conference fee of £150 for students and  £250 otherwise.  The conference fee will cover all your accommodation expenses as well as breakfasts and lunches.  The Organisers also expect to be able to help with the travel expenses of attendees. 

For information about accommodation, subsistence, travel, and more, please see the practical information.

If you have any questions about the research school, please contact the Organisers: Chris BowmanJonathan GruberAmit Hazi


London Mathematical Society and Heilbronn Institute of Mathematical Research

About LMS Research Schools
The London Mathematical Society Research Schools provide training for research students in all contemporary areas of mathematics. Students and post-docs can meet a number of leading experts in the topic as well as other young researchers working in related areas.

The LMS Research Schools take place in the UK and support participation of research students from both the UK and abroad. The lecturers are expected to be international leaders in their field.  The LMS Research Schools are often partially funded by the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research.