IMUB Universitat de Barcelona

Topological Quantum Field Theories

Jornada temática interdisciplinar de la Red Española de Topología

Universitat de Barcelona, 2 December 2011

Organized jointly by:


Red Temática de Geometría y Física

Red Española de Topología


     Room: Aula Magna
     09.30 - 10.00 Reception of Participants
     10.00 - 11.00 Óscar García-Prada, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, CSIC, Madrid
Representations of surface groups and Higgs bundles    Abstract
     11.00 - 11.45 Coffee Break
     Room: Aula B7
     11.45 - 12.45 Jørgen Andersen, Centre for Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Aarhus
Asymptotics in TQFT    Abstract
     13.00 - 15.00 Lunch (La Flauta, Aribau 23)
     Room: Aula B7
     15.30 - 16.30 Gregor Masbaum, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Paris
All finite groups are involved in the mapping class group    Abstract
     16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break
     17.00 - 18.00 Wolfgang Pitsch, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Universal central extensions of mapping class groups vs. symplectic groups    Abstract
     18.15 - 19.15 Nathalie Wahl, University of Copenhagen
TCFTs and the Hochschild category of a category    Abstract

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Organizing Committee



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