In 2021, the CMSA hosted a lecture series on the literature of the mathematical sciences. This series highlights significant accomplishments in the intersection between mathematics and the sciences. Speakers include Edward Witten, Lydia Bieri, Simon Donaldson, Michael Freedman, Dan Freed, and many more.
Videos of these talks can be found in this Youtube playlist.
In the Spring 2021 semester, the CMSA hosted a sub-program on this series titled A Memorial Conference for the founders of index theory: Atiyah, Bott, Hirzebruch and Singer. Below is the schedule for talks in that subprogram
April 6, 2021 | 9:00 – 10:30am ET
|Edward Witten (IAS)|
April 13, 2021 | 9:00 – 10:30am ET
|Claire Voisin (College de France)
Title: K-theory and characteristic classes in topology and complex geometry (a tribute to Atiyah and Hirzebruch)
April 20, 2021 | 9:00 – 10:30am ET
|Dan Freed (the University of Texas at Austin)|
April 27, 2021 | 9:00 – 10:30am ET
|Frances Kirwan (University of Oxford)|