SMS scnews item created by Andrew Mathas at Thu 5 Mar 2009 1042
Type: Meeting
Distribution: World
Expiry: 31 Aug 2009
Calendar1: 31 Aug 2009
Auth: mathas@p718.pc.maths.usyd.edu.au

Summer School: Finite Simple Groups and Algebraic Groups

Berlin (Germany) August 31 - September 10

The aim of this summer school is to introduce into and bring together the main parts of the current research in group theory such as

The Participants are supposed to be PhD - students and postdocs in the areas related to the subject. There will be four long lectures a day and one problem seminar. There will be an excursion on September 6. The participants will have the possibility to present a poster.

As of now, the confirmed speakers are:

The summer school will be held at a lovely neighbourhood of Berlin in Hotel Müggel; see www.hotel-mueggelsee-berlin.de

The cost in a double room for students will be 93.50 Euro per day including all meals. There is a conference fee of 100 Euro. We are able to cover the costs of accommodation and meals for about 40 students. We will try to get at least partial support for further students.

Participants who like to get support should apply before April 15. All other should apply before Mai 15.

Further information (for instance how to apply) will be found on the website, which will be available from Monday, March 9.

It is supported by the VW-Stiftung, the DFG and the Mathematical Institute, FU Berlin.

Barbara Baumeister
Chris Parker
Gary Seitz
Gernot Stroth


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