Berkeley-Tokyo Winter School

"Geometry, Topology and Representation Theory"
February 8 - February 19, 2016

Venue : Common Room 1015, Evans Hall except on February 10.
The venue for Lectures on February 10 is Moffitt 106.
Department of Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley

About the Winter School
This Winter School will be held in the framework of the project for Strategic Partnership
between UC Berkeley and UTokyo.

[Student seminars]

Lecturers will include :
Mikio Furuta (UTokyo)
Akito Futaki (UTokyo)
Michael Hutchings (UC Berkeley)
Nariya Kawazumi (UTokyo)
Toshiyuki Kobayashi (UTokyo)
Vivek Shende (UC Berkeley)
Peter Teichner (UC Berkeley)
Joseph A. Wolf (UC Berkeley)

Titles of lectures:
Mikio Furuta : An introduction to Seiberg-Witten equations [abstract]
Akito Futaki : Introduction to K-stability in Kähler geometry [abstract]
Michael Hutchings : Symplectic embeddings of four-dimensional toric domains [abstract]
Nariya Kawazumi : Mapping class groups and the Johnson homomorphisms [abstract]
Toshiyuki Kobayashi : Branching problems in representation theory of reductive Lie groups [abstract]
Vivek Shende : Cluster varieties from Legendrian knots [abstract]
Peter Teichner : K-theory via super symmetric field theories
Joseph A. Wolf : Representations of nilpotent Lie groups

Organizing Committee :
Akishi Kato, Toshitake Kohno, Nicolai Reshetikhin, Vivek Shende

Supported by
Top Global University Project, MEXT, Japan
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Leading Graduate Course for Frontiers of Mathematical Sciences and Physics (FMSP)