New Spaces for Mathematics and Physics – Formal and Philosophical Reflections.

Added 1 July 2015:

28 September – 2 October 2015,

Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris (France)

http://ercpqg-espace.sciencesconf.org/?lang=en

Confirmed Speakers:

Mathieu Anel

Pierre Cartier

Cecilia Flori

Patrick Iglesias-Zemmour

André Joyal

Mikhail Kapranov

Anders Kock

Maxim Kontsevich

Shahn Majid

Timothy Porter

Jean Pradines

Hanno Sahlmann

Urs Schreiber

Carlos Simpson

Michel Vaquié

Presentation: Since the development of differential and algebraic varieties, the notion of space has traversed very radical transformations, both in pure mathematics and in mathematical physics. The objective of this project is to propose a formal, conceptual and historical vision of these evolutions by addressing recent notions of space in mathematics and/or physics (such as diffeologies, schemes, topoi, stacks, spin networks, homotopy types, noncommutative spaces, supermanifolds, etc.).

This conference is part of the wider project of editing a collective book on these subjects. The workshop is conceived as an opportunity to collectively discuss and enrich the different contributions to the book.

More information is available on http://ercpqg-espace.sciencesconf.org/?lang=en

Participation is free, you can register by writing to ercpqg-espace@sciencesconf.org.

Scientific Committee: Gabriel Catren et Mathieu Anel

Organisation: C. Cachot, J. Page et F. Zalamea

ERC project Philosophy of Canonical Quantum Gravity, Laboratoire SPHERE (Sciences, Philosophie et Histoire), UMR 7219, CNRS – Université Paris Diderot

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