IAS Workshop 9-13 March 2015: Chow Groups, Motives, and Derived Categories

wain-catsRegistration is now open. The Institute does not offer funding for visitors to this workshop; however, registration is free.

This workshop is part of the topical program “The Topology of Algebraic Varieties” taking place during the 2014-15 academic year at the Institute for Advanced Study. One theme of the workshop is the Chow group of algebraic cycles on an algebraic variety, and the related concept of motives. A recent advance is the application of Chow groups to birational geometry, for example showing that very general quartic 3-folds are not stably rational. The workshop also covers derived categories of algebraic varieties, which also have exciting interactions with birational geometry.

François Charles
Jean-Louis Colliot-Thélène
Annette Huber-Klawitter
Daniel Huybrechts
Bruno Kahn
Moritz Kerz
John Lesieutre
Marc Levine
Emanuele Macrì
Fabian Morel
Dmitry Orlov
Sam Payne
Alena Pirutka
Carlos Simpson
Vasudevan Srinivas
Zhiyu Tian
Gabrielle Vezzosi
Charles Vial

Drawing by Louis Wain

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