Hyperplanes in Pyrénées

There will be a school and conference on hyperplane arrangements and related topics, June 11-15 in Pau (France), mostly addressed to Ph.D. students and young researchers but also of interest for experienced researchers.

Main lectures

E. Artal Bartolo (University of Zaragoza) “Topology of arrangements and position of singularities”
L. Paris (Universite de Bourgogne) “Hyperplane arrangements and Artin groups”
G. Denham (University of Western Ontario) “Commutative algebra and algebraic geometry of hyperplane arrangements”
A. Suciu (University of Northeastern) “Topology of the Milnor fibration of hyperplane arrangements”
M. Yoshinaga (University of Kyoto) “Freeness of hyperplane arrangements and divisors”

Invited speakers

N. Budur (University of Notre Dame)
F. Callegaro (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)
A. Dimca (Universite de Nice – Sophia Antipolis) – to be confirmed
M. Granger (Universite d’Angers) – to be confirmed
S. Yuzvinsky (University of Oregon)

Scientific committee

A. Libgober (University of Illinois at Chicago)
S. Papadima (IMAR Bucharest)
M. Salvetti (Universita di Pisa)


D. Faenzi (Pau)
V. Florens (Pau)
D. Matei (IMAR Bucharest)
J. Vallès (Pau)

Web page



Registration is required by April 15. Applications for funding and for contributed talks will be considered until March 15th. Check out the registration page on our the school’s web page.

Aims of the school

The school’s lectures will be mainly aimed at Ph. D. students and young researchers, and should be of interest for all researchers in this area of mathematics, as it should cover many of the combinatorial, topological, algebraic and geometric aspects of the topic. Participants are encouraged to propose contributed talks of 30 minutes.


The school is financed by the ANR projects ANR Interlow, ANR GeoLMI, by the department of mathematics LMA in Pau, by the Institut Pluridisciplinaire de Recherche Appliquee, by GDR Geometrie Algebrique et Geometrie Complexe, GDR Tresses, GDR Singularites, Conseil de la Recherche de l’Universite de Pau, Conseil Regional d’Aquitaine, Communaute d’agglomeraiton de Pau, Conseil General 64.
The school will take place at Pau’s university Campus. Lectures should begin on Monday 11 in the morning, and end on Friday the 15th before lunch.
For more information, see the web page for the school.

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