The Crafoord Prize Symposium in Mathematics: Algebraic geometry and Kähler geometry

Date: 2024-05-15

Time: 09:30 - 16:45

Address: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Lindstedtsvägen 3, Stockholm

Venue: E1

Last date for registration: 2024-04-29 23:00

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2024 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics to Claire Voisin, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, France, “for outstanding contributions to complex and algebraic geometry, including Hodge theory, algebraic cycles, and hyperkähler geometry”.

Read more about this years Crafoord Prize in Mathematics



Morning session
Chair: John Christian Ottem University of Oslo, Norway

Opening address
Per Strömberg, 2:nd Vice-President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Presentation of the Crafoord Laureate

David Rydh, Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

On the smoothability of cycles in the Whitney range

Crafoord Laureate Claire Voisin, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, France

Coffee break

The algebra of symmetric tensors

Arnaud Beauville, Université Côte d’Azur, France

Lunch (
Included for registered participants)

Afternoon Session
Chair: Bo Berndtsson, Member of the Crafoord Prize Committee in Mathematics

Moduli spaces of twisted sheaves and applications
Daniel Huybrechts. Universität Bonn, Germany

Curves on powers of hyperelliptic Jacobians

Stefan Schreieder, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Coffee break

Nonsmoothable cycles on algebraic varieties

Olivier Debarre, Université Paris Cité, France

End of symposium

The symposium is organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required. 

The Crafoord Prize is awarded in partnership between the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Crafoord Foundation in Lund. The Academy is responsible for selecting the Crafoord Laureates

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