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The workshop takes place July 28 - August 1, 2014 at the Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Greifswald.

String geometry is a rather new area of mathematics that combines topology, differential geometry and higher topos theory. String geometry is supposed to provide important foundations for fermionic string theories; in terms of this motivation, string geometry corresponds to a version of spin geometry on loop spaces. This correspondence imposes interesting questions for the geometry and topology of loop spaces, for instance concerning an appropriate index theory on loop spaces.

Our speakers include:

Chenchang Zhu (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen )   Chris Kottke (Northeastern University)   
Chris Rogers (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen )   Christian Becker (Universität Potsdam)   
Christian Sämann (Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh)   Hisham Sati (University of Pittsburgh)   
Martin Olbermann (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)   Nora Ganter+ (University of Melbourne)   
Pedram Hekmati (University of Adelaide)   Peter Teichner (MPIM)   
Scott O. Wilson (CUNY)   Ulrich Bunke (Universität Regenburg)   
Urs Schreiber (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)   

+ by live video conference

If you would like to participate, we kindly ask you to register using the link on the left.


String Geometry
and Loop Spaces

Monday July 28
   - Friday August 1, 2014

University of Greifswald
Campus Berthold-Beitz-Platz
Hörsaal Ost

Konrad Waldorf