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Generalized Geometry and Applications

2-6 of March 2020

This five-day workshop is addressed to researchers and advanced graduate students in differential geometry, global analysis, algebra and mathematical physics. Its main focus is on generalized geometry, understood as the study of Courant algebroids and associated geometric structures, as well as on its applications to the study of the systems of partial differential equations and dualities occurring in supergravity and string theory.

The workshop is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft under Germany's Excellence Strategy - Excellence Cluster 2121 "Quantum Universe" and the Research Training Group 1670 "Mathematics inspired by String Theory and Quantum Field Theory".

The workshop poster is available here.

List of speakers:

Gil Cavalcanti (Utrecht)
Laurent Freidel (Perimeter)
Mario García Fernández (Madrid)
Daniele Grandini (Virginia)
Gueo V. Grantcharov (Florida)
Marco Gualtieri (Toronto)
Pedram Hekmati (Auckland)
Madeleine Jotz Lean (Göttingen)
Magdalena Larfors (Uppsala)
Ruben Minasian (Saclay)
Xenia de la Ossa (Oxford)
Michela Petrini (Paris)
Pavol Severa (Geneva)
Thomas Strobl (Lyon)
Richard Joseph Szabo (Edinburgh)
Daniel Waldram (London)


The talks will start on Monday, March 2, at 10:15 am, and end on Friday, March 6, at 4 pm. Registration will be possible on Monday from 9 am to 10:15 am.

On Tuesday evening at 7 pm, we will hold a dinner. The registration fee includes the workshop dinner.

Here is the preliminary workshop programme.


The workshop will take place in Lecture Hall 2 (H2) of the Department of Mathematics, Bundesstr. 55, of the University of Hamburg. Here is a map. The closest metro station is "Schlump" on the red line U2 and the yellow line U3. The train station "Sternschanze" (train lines S11, S21 and S31) is also in walking distance. See also the website for public transport in Hamburg.

Registration and fee payment:

Please fill out this form to register. The registration fee is 50 euros, payable in cash on arrival.
The deadline for registration is 10 February 2020.


Participants of the workshop are kindly asked to arrange their accommodation on their own. Here is a list of some hotels.


Vicente Cortés (Hamburg), Liana David (Bucharest), Carlos Shahbazi (Hamburg)

Administrative support:

Heike Wessling, Birgit Mehrabadi

If you have any questions or special needs, please feel free to contact the organizers at gg2020.math [at] lists [dot] uni-hamburg [dot] de.

Sponsored by:

DFG GrK 1670 ZMP Quantum Universe

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