Contact:  SummerSchool2014.esi[AT]univie.ac.atLocation:  Vienna, Austria
Mathematical General Relativity is a timely topic, with outstanding recent progress in the field by many authors, with growing interest both in the physics and mathematical community. The aim of the school is to provide an introduction to the topics which are currently being studied. The target audience is graduate students and postdocs, both physicists and mathematicians, interested in mathematical general relativity.
There will be 25 hours of lectures, as follows:
“Crash course on differential geometry” (speaker to be determined);
“Introduction to general relativity” by Helmut Friedrich (AEI Golm);
“Lorentzian causality” by Gregory Galloway (Miami);
“Constraint equations” by Justin Corvino (Lafayette);
“The Evolution problem in General Relativity” by Hans Ringstroem (KTH Stockholm):
“Wave equations on black hole space-times” by Gustav Holzegel (Imperial, London);
The members of the scientific committee are Robert Beig (Vienna), Piotr T. Chrusciel (Vienna), Mihalis Dafermos (Princeton), Helmut Friedrich (AEI Golm), Gregory Galloway (Miami), and Richard Schoen (Stanford).
You can apply through the web page of the school. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2014, but applications before March 15, 2014 are strongly encouraged.
Some support for local expenses will be available. Some travel support will also be available, but note that travel expenses are usually not reimbursed by the ESI. However, a grant (pending final approval) from the National Science Foundation will provide travel support for a number of qualified participants from the U.S.