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Symposium in Geometry: a conference in honor of S. S. Chern March 05, 1998 - March 07, 1998
Registration Deadline: March 07, 1998 almost 21 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: December 05, 1997 about 21 years ago
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Organizers Raoul Bott , Phillip Griffiths, I. M. Singer, Gang Tian, Alan Weinstein, Hugo Rossi
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Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code MSRI123. Our preferred rate is $129 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.

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Mar 05, 1998
Thursday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Configuration space invariants of knots and 3-manifolds
Raoul Bott
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Finsler manifolds of constant flag curvature
Robert Bryant
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Extremal metrics in Riemann Surfaces and the Uniformization Theorem
Xiu-Xiong Chen
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Projective Geometry
S. S. Chern
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Neo-modern Hodge theory
Phillip Griffiths
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Why do I like Chern classes?
Friedrich Hirzebruch
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Algebraic cycles and the classical groups
Blaine Lawson
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Mirror Principle
Kefeng Liu
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Duistermaat-Heckman formulas for group valued moment maps and moduli spaces of flat connections
Ekhard Meinrenken
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Introductory remarks
James Simons
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  Backlund transformations and loop ground actions
Chuu-Lian Terng
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  From Riemann geometry to Poisson geometry and back again
Alan Weinstein