Colloquium: Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford) ״Crossroads of symplectic rigidity and flexibility״

Abstract: The development of flexible and rigid sides of symplectic and contact topology towards each other shaped this subject since its inception, and continues shaping its modern development. In the talk I will discuss the history of this struggle and describe recent breakthroughs on the flexible side.

Date: 

Thu, 24/12/2015 - 14:30 to 15:30

Location: 

Manchester Building (Hall 2), Hebrew University Jerusalem