***** Ricci curvature and Ricci flow *****

April 14th – June 30th, 2008

A trimester at Centre Emile Borel.
Courses, workshops and seminars are planned.


Gérard Besson (CNRS Grenoble), John Lott (Ann Arbor), Gang Tian (Princeton)

The topics of the trimester will include

Ricci flow and the geometrization of three-manifolds
Kähler-Einstein metrics, constant scalar curvature metrics and Kähler-Ricci flow
Ricci flow on manifolds of dimension four and higher
Analytic aspects of Ricci flow and related flows
Einstein metrics and recent advances in relativity
Ricci limit spaces and synthetic Ricci curvature

Scheduled long courses

A weekly schedule of the long courses is now available.

***** Workshops *****

Glimpses of Geometry (in É.N.S. de Lyon)
May 15th – 17th, 2008

Ricci curvature and complex geometry
June 2nd – 6th, 2008

Ricci flow and related topics
June 23rd – 27th, 2008


Find here the poster of the first announcement and the list of participants for an extended period.

Those interested in participating in the program are invited to visit the website www.ihp.jussieu.fr/ceb/trimestres/T08-2
Registration is free but recommended

Participation of postdocs and PhD students is strongly encouraged.

6 Marie-Curie fellowships (3 months each) will be attributed. The application form can be downloaded from www.ihp.jussieu.fr

For further information, contact the CEB organization assistant Claude Lucet : ricci@ihp.jussieu.fr

To receive updates of the scientific program of the session, send an email to inforicci-request@ihp.jussieu.fr containing the single word subscribe (in the message body).

IHP - Centre Emile Borel
11, rue Pierre et Marie Curie 75005 Paris