Events and Activities

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Feb
08
2023

Mathematical Conversations

Nothing Matters
6:00pm|Birch Garden, Simons Hall

In the second half of the 19th century, it was discovered that algebra and geometry had nothing to do with each other. I will discuss this fact and some consequences.

Feb
09
2023

Princeton University Donald R. Hamilton Colloquium Series

The Black Hole at Our Galactic Center
4:00pm|Jadwin Hall A-10

Abstract: At the center of our Milky Way Galaxy lives a compact massive object called Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*) which is believed to be a black hole. Its mass, as inferred from the orbits of gravitationally bond stars as well as from direct images...

Feb
09
2023

Joint IAS/PU Number Theory Seminar

Regular de Rham Galois Representations in the Completed Cohomology of Modular Curves
Lue Pan
4:30pm|Princeton University, Fine 214

Let p be a prime. I want to explain how to use the geometry of modular curves at infinite level and the Hodge–Tate period map to study regular de Rham p-adic Galois representations appearing in the p-adically completed cohomology of modular curves...

Feb
10
2023

Scholarly Correspondences Among Orientalists: A Series of Lectures

Leo Strauss's Letters to the Arabist Paul Kraus, between the Search of the Hidden Truth and Exile in Mizraim
Ernst Herb
9:00am|Zoom event

The object of this lecture series is to bring together scholars and librarians engaged with collections of correspondences and/or include related projects that use appropriate digital tools to map and analyze such corpora. It is hosted by Sabine...

Feb
10
2023

Joint IAS/Princeton/Montreal/Paris/Tel-Aviv Symplectic Geometry Zoominar

Three 20-min Research Talks
David White, Kai Hugtenburg and Patricia Dietzsch
9:15am|Remote Access

David White (North Carolina State University):  Symplectic Instanton Homology of Knots and Links in 3-manifolds

Powerful homology invariants of knots in 3-manifolds have emerged from both the gauge-theoretic and the symplectic kinds of Floer...

Feb
10
2023

Gourmet Dinner

6:30pm|Simons Hall | Dining Services | Dining Room $75.00

Request a reservation here.
Four-course dinner with choice of main course.