Braids, mutations and twists in algebra and geometry

Dates: June 29–July 3, 2020
Location: Ångströmlaboratoriet, Uppsala University, Sweden

The aim of this workshop is to explore the interactions between algebraic geometry, symplectic geometry and representation theory, focusing on categorical braid group actions and their relations to twists and mutations.

Arrival date: Sunday, June 28
Departure date: Friday, July 3

Registration (deadline for support April 30).

Speakers:
Mohammed Abouzaid (Columbia University)
Jenny August (University of Edinburgh)
Haniya Azam (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
Karin Baur (University of Leeds)
Agnieszka Bodzenta (University of Warsaw)
Man-Wai Cheung (Harvard University)
Daniele Faenzi* (Université de Bourgogne)
Jeff Hicks (University of Cambridge)
Osamu Iyama (Nagoya University)
Bernhard Keller (Université de Paris)
Alastair King (University of Bath)
Yankı Lekili (King’s College London)
James Pascaleff (University of Illinois)
Louis-Hadrien Robert (Université de Genève)
Yu Qiu (Tsinghua Univeristy)
Anne-Laure Thiel (Université de Caen)
Sibylle Schroll (University of Leicester)
Emmanuel Wagner (Université de Paris)

* = To be confirmed

Organisers:
Agnès Gadbled (Université Paris-Saclay)
Martin Herschend (Uppsala University)
Sondre Kvamme (Uppsala University)
Julian Külshammer (Uppsala University)
Pierre-Guy Plamondon (Université Paris-Saclay)

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