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2016

  • Samuel Eilenberg Lecture Series, Fall 2016
    •  Denis Auroux (UC Berkeley)
      Fukaya categories and mirror symmetry
      Video lectures
  • Joseph Fell Ritt Lectures, Fall 2016
    • Zhiwei Yun (Yale University)
      Geometry in orbital integrals and beyond”
      Thursday, December 15 and Friday, December 16, 2016
  • Minerva Foundation Lectures, Fall 2016
    • Rene Carmona (Princeton)
      Introduction to Mean Field Games and the Two Pronged Probabilistic Approach
      October 20-28, 2016
      Robin Pemantle (University of Pennsylvania)
      Polynomials, their coefficients, and the locations of their zeros: applications to probability, combinatorics and computer science
      November 2-16, 2016
      Nicolai Reshetikhim (UC Berkeley)
      Limit shapes in integrable models in statistical mechanics
      December 5-9, 2016
  • Joseph Fells Ritt Lectures, Spring 2016
    • Umberto Zannier (Scuola Normale Superiore)
      Integration in finite terms for families of algebraic differentials
      Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 3 pm, 312 Mathematics Hall
  • Ellis R. Kolchin Memorial Lecture, Spring 2016
    • Raphaël Rouquier (University of California, Los Angeles)
      Algebra in the fourth dimension
      Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 3 pm, 417 Mathematics
  • Columbia-Princeton Probability Day, Spring 2016
    • April 8, 2016
      Room 203 Mathematics
      Speakers:

      • Guillaume Barraquand (Columbia)
      • Rick Kenyon (Brown)
      • Joel Lebowitz (Rutgers)
      • Hao Shen (Columbia)
      • Allan Sly (Berkeley)
      • Peter Winkler (Dartmouth)
  • Samuel Eilenberg Lectures – Spring 2016
    • Prof. Roman Bezrukavnikov (MIT)
      Geometric categorification in representation theory
      Thursdays at 2:40 pm beginning January 21, 417 Mathematics Hall

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2015

  •  Minerva Foundation Lectures
    • Fabio Toninelli (Lyon)
      “Height fluctuations in interacting dimers”
      April 20 and April 22, 4:10-6pm, 417 Math, & April 24, 12noon-1pm, 520 Math
    • Wendelin Werner (ETH Zurich)
      “Critical phenomena within (random) planar carpets”
      April 8, 4:10-6pm, 417 Math, & April 9, 5:40-7pm, 520 Math
      “A simple graph-valued Markov processes and renormalization”
      April 10, 11am-12noon, 520 Math
    • Philippe Di Francesco (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
      Integrable Combinatorics
      March 9, 5:30-7:00pm, 507 Math [w/ the Informal Math-Physics seminar]
      March 10, 5:30-7:00pm, 622 Math
      March 11, 4:10-6pm, 417 Math
      Slides:Lecture 1 ; Lecture 3
  • Joseph Fels Ritt Lectures, Spring 2015
    • Manjul Bhargava (Princeton University)
      How likely is it for an integer polynomial to take a square value?
      Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:30 pm
  • Ellis R Kolchin Memorial Lecture, Spring 2015
    • Christopher Hacon (University of Utah)
      “Which Powers Of A Holomorphic Function Are Integrable?”
      February 19, 2015, 417 Math
  • Samuel Eilenberg Lectures – Spring 2015
    • Luis A. Caffarelli  (University of Texas)
      “Future Directions in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations”

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2014

  • Minerva Foundation Research Lectures, Spring 2014
    • Martin Hairer (University of Warwick)
      “Regularity Structures”
      February 24 – 28, 2014
    • Alexei Borodin (MIT)
      “Macdonald processes”
      April 21, 2014 & April 24, 2014
      “Gaussian Free Field in beta ensembles and random surfaces”
      April 25, 2014
  • Columbia-Princeton Probability Day 2014
    • Martin Barlow (U. British Columbia)
      Thierry Bodineau (Ecole Polytechnique)
      Steve Lalley (U. Chicago)
      Subhro Ghosh (Princeton University)
      Clement Hongler (Columbia University)
      Jason Miller (MIT)Friday, April 11, 2014
      Northwest Corner Building – Room 501
  • Joseph Fels Ritt Lectures, Spring 2014
    • Fernando Codá Marques (IMPA)
      “Min-max minimal surfaces and applications”
      April 28, 2014 & April 29, 2014
  • Joseph Fels Ritt Lectures, Fall 2014
    • Alain-Sol Sznitman (ETH, Zurich)
      Disconnection, interlacements, and the Gaussian free field
      December 15 & 16
  • Ellis R. Kolchin Memorial Lecture, Spring 2014
    • Melvin Hochster (U. Michigan)
      “Bounding syzygies and the nature of subrings of polynomial rings”
      Thursday, May 1, 2014
  • Samuel Eilenberg Lectures – Fall 2014
    • Simon Brendle (Stanford University)
      Partial Differential Equations in Geometry

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2013

  • Minerva Foundation Research Lectures, Spring 2013
    • Bruno Bouchard (ENSAE-Paris Tech; University of Paris-Dauphine)
      Stochastic Target Problems and Applications in Finance
      February 2013
    • Michel Ledoux (Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, France)
      Concentration inequalities
      March 26/28 & April 1/2
  • Ellis R. Kolchin Memorial Lecture
    Burt Totaro (UCLA)
    The Hodge Conjecture: history and Recent Progress
  • Joseph Fels Ritt Lectures, Spring 2013
    Jonathan Pila (University of Oxford)
    Functional transcendence and atypical intersections
    April 29 & April 30, 2013
  • Analysis, Complex Geometry, and Mathematical Physics: A Conference in Honor of Duong H. Phong
    May 7 – 11, 2013
    *Conference Information*
  • Geometric Topology in New York (GTiNY)
    Location: Columbia University – Mathematics Building, Room 312
    Monday, August 12, 2013 – Friday, August 16, 2013
    *Conference Information*
  • Samuel Eilenberg Lectures – Fall 2013
    Joe Harris (Harvard University)
    Parameter Spaces in Algebraic Geometry
    Fridays, 12pm-1pm, Room 312
    *Videos of lectures are available here.**

2012

  • Columbia-Princeton Probability Day
    March 2, 2012
  • Joseph Fels Ritt Lectures, Spring 2012
    Pierre Colmez (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)
    p-adic analysis and Galois representations
    April  19, 5:30pm / April 20 3:30pm

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2011

  • Joseph Fels Ritt Lectures, Fall 2011
    Benson Farb (University of Chicago)
    Permutations and Polynomiality in Algebra and Topology
    December 15, 4:30pm
    Hidden Symmetry
    December 16, 4:30pm
  • Moduli Spaces and Moduli Stacks
    A conference on moduli of curves, stable maps, vector bundles, coherent sheaves, and the like, and on recent developments in the theory of algebraic stacks.
    May 23-27, 2011
  • Walterfest!
    Faces of geometry: 3-manifolds, groups and singularities; a conference in honor of Walter Neumann
    June 6-10, 2011
  • Periods of Automorphic forms and Applications to L-functions
    List of speakers and talks
    September 15 – 18 at Columbia University

2010

  • Minerva Research Foundation Lectures, Fall 2010
    Boris L. Rozovski (Brown University)
    Generalized Malliavin Calculus and Stochatstic PDEs
  • Benoit Stroh (CNRS-Paris)
    Do Vanishing Cycles Compute the Cohomology of Shimura Varieties?
  • Mathematics and Statistics/JAFEE, March 9-10, 2010 (Organizers: Jan Vecer, Mikhail Smirnov and Takaki Hayashi).

2009

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2008

  • Minerva Research Foundation Lectures, Spring 2008
    Michel Emery (Strasbourg)
    Five Lectures on Manifold-valued Semimartingales
  • Minerva Research Foundation Lectures, Fall 2008
    Shige Peng (Sandong)
    Coherent and Convex Risk Measures, and the Related Time-Consistent Nonlinear Expectations
  • Samuel Eilenberg Lectures, Fall 2008
    Frans Oort (Utrecht)
    Moduli of Abelian Varieties

2007

  • Ellis R. Kolchin Memorial Lecture, Spring 2007
    Gregory Lawler (University of Chicago)
  • Joseph Fels Ritt Lectures, Spring 2007
    Joseph Harris (Harvard University)
  • Samuel Eilenberg Lectures, Fall 2007
    Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford)
    Symplectic topology of affine complex manifolds
  • Conference in honor of Dorian Goldfeld’s 60th birthday, May 18-23, 2007 (Organizers: Jeffrey Hoffstein, Stephen Kudla, Ken Ono, Peter Sarnak and Shouwu Zhang). Conference photos*
    *Photos copyright C. J. Mozzochi, Princeton N.J

2006

  • Conference on Topology, Geometry and Physics in honor of John Morgan’s 60th Birthday. May 1-4, 2006. Conference photos*
    *Photos copyright C. J. Mozzochi, Princeton N.J

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