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Current Participants willing to Speak Elsewhere

All long-term participants in Newton Institute programmes are encouraged to give seminars at, or to make short visits to, UK institutions outside Cambridge during their stay. To support this activity, the Institute will cover the travel expenses involved for any participant who is formally invited to speak at another institution; the host institution is expected to cover any accommodation and incidental costs.

To assist organizers of seminar series at UK Universities in their search for relevant speakers, the Newton Institute maintains a register of those of its participants who are visiting from overseas for a period of at least two weeks, and who have indicated their willingness to give lectures or seminars elsewhere during their stay. This register lists their contact details, visit dates and key subject areas. Arrangements are normally made directly with the speaker via the email address given in the register; but the Institute will be happy to assist in cases where there are difficulties in making direct arrangements.

A complete list of all participants in each programme may be found by visiting the relevant programme's web page.


Programme: Metric and Analytic Aspects of Moduli Spaces
Anda Degeratu (Universität Freiburg)
Visit dates:
20th July 2015 to 14th August 2015
Area of expertise:
differential geometry
Suggested talk titles:
Analysis on Quasi-Asymptotically Conical Manifolds;
The Calabi conjecture for quasi-asymptotically conical (QAC) geometries;
On the Positive Mass Theorem in higher dimensions
Rafe Mazzeo (Stanford University)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
20th July 2015 to 8th August 2015
Area of expertise:
Geometric Analysis
Suggested talk titles:
The curvature flow on networks;
Degenerations in gauge theory;
Hodge theory on Cheeger spaces
Programme: Mathematical, Foundational and Computational Aspects of the Higher Infinite
Joan Bagaria (ICREA) & (Universitat de Barcelona)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
19th August 2015 to 1st November 2015;
6th November 2015 to 18th December 2015
Area of expertise:
Set Theory
Suggested talk titles:
An introduction to the world of large cardinals;
Reflection and indescribability in the set-theoretic universe;
Hyper-stationary sets
Nathan Bowler (Universität Hamburg)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
19th August 2015 to 10th September 2015
Area of expertise:
Infinite Matroid Theory
Suggested talk titles:
The Infinite Matroid Intersection Conjecture;
An Overview of Infinite Matroid Theory;
Edge-ubiquity of Double Rays;
Colourin Nnumbers of Infinite Graphs
Joel David Hamkins (City University of New York)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
19th August 2015 to 30th September 2015
Area of expertise:
Mathematical Logic, Set Theory
Suggested talk titles:
The Theory of Infinite Games, or How to play Infinite Chess and Win;
Satisfaction is not Absolute;
Large Cardinals Need not be Large in HOD;
Open Determinacy for Proper Class Games is not Provable in ZFC
Juliette Kennedy (University of Helsinki)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
23rd August 2015 to 1st November 2015;
6th November 2015 to 18th December 2015
Area of expertise:
logic, philosophy of mathematics
Suggested talk titles:
Entanglement and Formalism Freeness: Templates from Logic and Set Theory
Benedikt Löwe (Universiteit van Amsterdam) & (Universität Hamburg)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
19th August 2015 to 1st November 2015;
6th November 2015 to 18th December 2015
Area of expertise:
Mathematical Logic, Set Theory, Philosophy of Mathematics
Suggested talk titles:
Set Theory;
Philosophy of Mathematics;
Philosophy of Modelling
Bob Lubarsky (Florida Atlantic University)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
19th August 2015 to 19th September 2015;
18th November 2015 to 19th December 2015
Area of expertise:
Logic
Suggested talk titles:
Feedback Computability;
An Overview of the Real Numbers, Constructively;
Separating Variants of LEM, LPO, and MP;
Extensions of Supercompactness
Ilya Sharankou (Universität Hamburg)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
19th August 2015 to 15th September 2015;
28th September 2015 to 9th October 2015
Area of expertise:
Combinatorial Set Theory
Suggested talk titles:
Ceneralizations of Combinatorial Cardinal Invariants to Uncountable Carinalities
Slawomir Solecki (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Contact person by email
Visit dates:
20th August 2015 to 20th September 2015
Area of expertise:
applications of mathematical logic
Suggested talk titles:
Partial homogeneity of projective Fraisse limits and homogeneity of the pseudo-arc;
Dual Ramsey theorem for trees;
An abstract approach to finite Ramsey theory with applications
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