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Applications to Quantum Field Theory

23rd October 2000 to 27th October 2000

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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Singularity Theory

July to December 2000

Organisers: VI Arnold (Moscow and Parix IX), JW Bruce (Liverpool), V Goryunov (Liverpool), D Siersma (Utrecht)

  A Newton Institute EuroWorkshop


23 October - 27 October 2000

Organisers: B Dubrovin  (Trieste); V Goryunov (Liverpool); N Nekrasov (Princeton)
and V Nikulin (Liverpool/Moscow)


Topics: The topics covered by the meeting will include applications to QFT models, string theory, physical dualities, Frobenius structures, Gromov-Witten invariants, period mappings, hypergeometric functions, root systems, automorphic forms.

Speakers already confirmed P Aspinwall; RH Dijkgraaf; B Dubrovin; M Gross; NJ Hitchin; AL Lossev; G Moore; D Morrison; VV Nikulin.

Possible participants: C Hertling; E Looijenga; S Natanzon; M Polyak; K Saito; P Slodowy; D van Straten; V Vassiliev; O Viro.

Location and Costs: The conference will take place at the Newton Institute and accommodation for participants will be in guest houses and hotels.

The workshop is supported by the European Community and limited financial support may be available to young researchers from EC Member States and Associated States. The workshop will be restricted to about 35 participants.

Applications:  Completed application forms should be sent to Maureen Clark at the Newton Institute.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 15 July 2000.

EC Member States: Austria; Belgium; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Luxembourg; The Netherlands; Portugal; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom.

Associated States: Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Republic of Cyprus; Estonia; Hungary; Iceland; Israel; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Norway; Poland; Romania; Slovakia and Slovenia.

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