Workshop on Complex Geometry in Physics

6-10 September 2004, Edinburgh

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Monday 6 September
10:00 Opening Remarks
Michael Atiyah
New results on G_2 manifolds
11:00-11:30 Coffee
ZHANG Weiping
An L^2-analogue of the Alexander polynomial for knot
12:30-14:30 Lunch
David Calderbank
Toric self-dual Einstein metrics
15:30-17:30 Tea and discussion
18:30 Reception - ICMS

Tuesday 7 September
Katrin Wendland
On a family of SCFTs associated to quartic K3 surfaces
11:00-11:30 Coffee
BAI Chengming
Symplectic Lie groups, left-symmetric algebras and classical Yang-Baxter equation with its analogue
12:30-14:30 Lunch
Tom Bridgeland
Pi-stability in the derived category
15:30-16:45 Tea and discussion
17:15 Reception - Old College, Talbot Rice Gallery

Wenesday 8 September
Richard Thomas
Stability of algebraic varieties and constant scalar curvature Kahler metrics
11:00-11:30 Coffee
HU Sen
On open/closed string duality and gauge/gravity correspondence
12:30-13:00 Lunch

Free afternoon

Thursday 9 September
Dan Waldram
G-structures and supersymmetry
11:00-11:30 Coffee
Geometric transition and duality
12:30-14:30 Lunch
Michael Singer
Compact Kaehler surfaces of zero scalar curvature
15:30-17:30 Tea and discussion

Friday 10 September
Mark Gross
Affine manifolds and Mirror Symmetry
11:00-11:30 Coffee
FANG Fuquan
Kaehler manifolds with numerically effective Ricci class
12:30-14:30 Lunch
Werner Nahm
The Bethe ansatz for integrable QFTs in 1+1 dimensions
15:30-17:30 Tea and discussion
18.30 Dinner

Expected Participants

1 September 2004
Name Institution
Atiyah, Michael The University of Edinburgh
Bai, Chengming Nankai University
Bielawski, Roger University of Glasgow
Braden, Harry University of Edinburgh
Bridgeland, Tom University of Sheffield
Calderbank, David University of Edinburgh
Fang, Fuquan Nankai University
Figueroa-O'Farrill, Jose Miguel University of Edinburgh
Gross, Mark University of Warwick
Hu, Sen University of Science & Technology of China
Nahm, Werner Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Philip, Simon University of Edinburgh
Rajaniemi, Hannu University of Edinburgh
Rees, Elmer University of Edinburgh
Roe, John University of Edinburgh
Singer, Michael University of Edinburgh
Thomas, Richard Imperial College
Waldram, Daniel Imperial College London
Wendland, Katrin University of Warwick
Zhang, Weiping Nankai University
Zhou, Jian Qinghua (Tsing Hua) University

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