Transformation Groups in Pseudo-Riemannian Geometry


All lectures will be held in Sophus-Lie-Seminarraum (A 01),
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (Leipzig, Inselstraße 22).

Thursday, June 29, 2006
09:00 - 09:50Dmitri Alekseevsky  (University of Hull, United Kingdom)
Einstein symmetric spaces  (see abstract)
10:00 - 10:50Jost Eschenburg  (Universität Augsburg, Germany)
Semi-Riemannian extrinsic symmetric spaces
10:50 - 11:30Coffee break
11:30 - 12:20Sergio Console  (Università di Torino, Italy)
Submanifolds and holonomy (I)  (see abstract)
12:20 - 15:00Lunch break
15:00 - 15:50Carlos Olmos  (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina)
Submanifold and holonomy (II)  (see abstract)
15:50 - 16:20Coffee break
16:20 - 17:10Antonio José Di Scala  (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
The normal holonomy group of submanifolds with parallel second fundamental form
17:20 - 18:10Martin Olbrich  (Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany)
Indefinite hyper-Kähler symmetric spaces
19:00 Dinner (on the basis of à la carte and individual payment)
Friday, June 30, 2006
09:00 - 09:50Shirley Bromberg  (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa, Mexico)
Left-invariant pseudo-Riemannian metrics on Lie groups (I)
10:00 - 10:50Alberto Medina  (Université Montpellier 2, France)
Left-invariant pseudo-Riemannian metrics on Lie groups (II)
10:50 - 11:30Coffee break
11:30 - 12:20Michel Goze  (Université de Haute Alsace , France)
formulax-symmetric homogeneous spaces and Lie algebras graded by groups
12:20 - 15:00Lunch break
15:00 - 15:50Michel Cahen  (Université Libre de Bruxelles , Belgium)
Quantizing symmetric spaces
15:50 - 16:20Coffee break
16:20 - 17:10José Miguel Figueroa-O'Farrill  (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
String backgrounds from Lie groups: beyond the WZW model  (see abstract)
17:20 - 18:10Said Benayadi  (Université de Metz, France)
Metric Lie superalgebras with reductive even parts  (see abstract)
Saturday, July 01, 2006
09:00 - 09:50Ernst Heintze  (Universität Augsburg, Germany)
Infinite dimensional symmetric spaces of Kac-Moody type  (see abstract)
10:00 - 10:50Abdelghani Zeghib   (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France)
On the conformal group of Finsler manifolds   (see abstract)
10:50 - 11:30Coffee break
11:30 - 12:20Lionel Berard-Bergery  (Université Henri Poincaré Nancy 1, France)
Invariant subspaces for the holonomy of pseudo-riemannian manifolds and applications
12:20 - 14:30Lunch break
14:30 - 15:20Vicente Cortés Suárez  (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
The twistor spaces of a para-quaternionic Kähler manifold  (see abstract)
15:20 - 15:50Coffee break
15:50 - 16:40Charles Boubel  (École normale supérieure de Lyon, France)
Lorentzian flows on compact 3-manifolds  (see abstract)
16:50 - 17:40Thomas Neukirchner  (Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany)
Examples of compact homogeneous Lorentz manifolds with special holonomy

Date and Location

June 29 - July 01, 2006
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstraße 22
04103 Leipzig
see travel instructions

Scientific Organizers

Helga Baum
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Mathematik
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Ines Kath
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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Administrative Contact

Antje Vandenberg
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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