The newly established International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia is a dynamic research unit for developing and dissemination of cutting edge new directions in Mathematics. It is affiliated with the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences which is providing the infrastructure for the activities of the Center. The ICMS-Sofia is also working in collaboration with Bulgarian universities and institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The founder and first director of ICMS-Sofia was Acad. Blagovest Sendov.
Hodge Theory and Local Systems
Prof. Carlos Simpson, CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, will give a series of lectures on Hodge theory and local systems in the period March 3-5, 2020.
Other lecturers will be Prof. Alexander Efimov (Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences), Prof. Ludmil Katzarkov, Prof. Viсtor Przyjalkowski (Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences).
Yuri Tschinkel (Currrant Institute NYU and Simons foundation, USA), Ivan Cheltsov (University of Edinburgh, UK) and Ludmil Katzarkov (University of Miami, USA; Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation) will discuss the recent advances in birational geometry.