Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Representation Theory of Algebraic Groups and Related Finite Groups

1 January - 19 June 1997

Organisers: M.Broue (Paris), R.W. Carter (Warwick), J Saxl (Cambridge)

A Newton Institute Instructional Conference

REPRESENTATION THEORY OF ALGEBRAIC GROUPS AND RELATED FINITE GROUPS

6 - 11 January 1997

Organisers: M Broue (Paris), RW Carter (Warwick), J Saxl (Cambridge)

Participants: The Instructional Conference is aimed at research mathematicians and research students who wish to extend their understanding of the representation theory of reductive algebraic groups and the corresponding finite groups of Lie type.

Lecture Courses: The following short lecture courses, each of about three lectures, are expected to be included in the programme:

The lecture series will run from Monday 6 January until lunch on Saturday 11 January.

Grants: The conference is supported by a grant from the European Union which will provide grants towards the registration, travel and subsistence costs of selected young (under 35 years for men and 40 years for women) participants. Applications from those living in Greece, Ireland and Portugal are particularly encouraged. Self-supporting applicants of any age or nationality are welcome.

Conference Location and costs: The conference will take place in the Newton Institute which is located about one mile west of Cambridge city centre. The total cost of attending the conference, including full board accommodation from the evening of Sunday 5 to midday on Saturday 11 January, will be UKP280. Accommodation will be provided adjacent to the Institute in Wolfson Court.

Closing Date for the receipt of applications is 30 November 1996

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