Bounded Cohomology, Coxeter Groups

and Hyperbolic Geometry


  August 18 - 20, 2008

Department of Mathematics

University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Organiser: Ruth KELLERHALS (Fribourg),

Michelle BUCHER-KARLSSON (KTH Stockholm)
Anna FELIKSON (Independent University of Moscow / Fribourg)
Pavel TUMARKIN (Independent University of Moscow / Fribourg)


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The talks are intended to be attractive especially for younger researchers.

Everybody is very welcome to participate !

  Program (click here to download pdf-version)

The lectures take place in the Lecture Room 2.52 of the Physics Building (see map).

Monday, August 18

09:30 - 10:30Michelle BUCHER-KARLSSONBounded cohomology and hyperbolic geometry I
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00Anna FELIKSON Hyperbolic reflection groups I
Lunch break
13:30 - 14:30 Michelle BUCHER-KARLSSONBounded cohomology and hyperbolic geometry II
Coffee break
15:00 - 16:00Pavel TUMARKIN Reflection groups and Coxeter groups
16:15 - 17:15Problem discussion

Tuesday, August 19

09:30 - 10:30 Anna FELIKSONHyperbolic reflection groups II
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00Michelle BUCHER-KARLSSONBounded cohomology and hyperbolic geometry III
Lunch break
13:30 - 14:30 Anna FELIKSONHyperbolic reflection groups III
Coffee break
15:00 - 16:00Michelle BUCHER-KARLSSONBounded cohomology and hyperbolic geometry IV
16:15 - 17:15Problem discussion
17:30 - 18:30Reception in the Pavillon Vert of the Botanical Garden (see map)

Wednesday, August 20

10:00 - ca. 19:00 Excursion --> Click here for some pictures!


Sponsored by Swiss Doctoral School in Mathematics, IIIe Cycle Romand de Mathématiques and Swiss National Science Foundation