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Summer School "Special Holonomy – Geometry and Physics", September 23 – 27, 2019, Freiburg

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When Sep 23, 2019 09:00 AM to
Sep 27, 2019 04:00 PM
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Topic: We introduce manifolds of special holonomy, including parallel spinors and calibrated submanifolds. There will be a focus on G2 manifolds, including obstructions to and invariants of torsion-free G2 structures, and supersymmetric compactifications of supergravity.


  • José Figueroa-O'Farrill (Edinburgh)
  • Jason D. Lotay (Oxford)
  • Johannes Nordström (Bath)
Program: We plan to have talks in the morning and exercise sessions in the afternoon.
A detailled programme will follow.

Funding: As a general rule, you are supposed to arrive with your own funding but there are also some limited funds available. Let us know if you need funding by sending an email to  gk1821-admin@math.uni-freiburg.de  with the following information:

- name and affiliation;
- a short resume explaining your research interests and reason for funding request;
- your estimated travel costs
- a short support letter from your advisor or mentor

The deadline for funding request is Friday 19th July 2019

The deadline for registration is Friday 6th September 2019

To Enroll: For organisational reasons, all participants should register by sending

an email to  gk1821-admin@math.uni-freiburg.de, specifying name, current status

and affiliation.

Organizers: Sebastian Goette, Nadine Große, Katrin Wendland

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