Geometry and analysis of quantum groups

Winter school at University of Oslo

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This winter school is funded by «Pure Mathematics in Norway», which is a part of the Mathematics Programme of the Trond Mohn Foundation with the collaboration of the Tromsø Research Foundation. It is also supported by the Norwegian Research Council through the "Quantum Symmetry" project.

The theory of quantum groups is a fruitful melting pot of ideas from different fields of mathematics and mathematical physics, ranging from Poisson geometry, operator algebras, tensor categories, integrable systems, and beyond. More than 30 years after its invention by Drinfeld, Jimbo, Woronowicz, and others, the interplay between these different viewpoints still provides connections leading to surprising new insights and results.

To help early stage researchers familiarize with the basics and recent developments of the theory, and also to cultivate new communication among experts working on different aspects of quantum groups, we organize a winter school at University of Oslo with distinguished international lecturers.

Time and location

  • December 6–10, 2021
  • Auditorium 5 of Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus in the Blindern campus, University of Oslo
  • Conference dinner: December 8 (Wed) 18:15, at the restaurant Südøst, Trondheimsveien 5, near the Heimdalsgata tram stop (line 17)


  • Julien Bichon (University of Clermont Auvergne)
  • Gail Letzter (United States Department of Defense)
  • Pavel Safronov (University of Edinburgh)

Research talks

Time table and abstracts: see here


Go to the registration form. The deadline is September 5 for those requesting financial support, and October 31 for those participating in person.

Practical guide

See this page for practical guides, including travel information.

Tags: Operator algebras, Quantum groups
Published Nov. 14, 2019 5:04 PM - Last modified Dec. 8, 2021 1:34 PM