Summer School 2016

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The summer school 2016 of the Graduiertenkolleg will be on Geometric Cauchy problems on Lorentzian manifolds. It will be held August 1-5, 2016, in Regensburg.


Please write an eMail to one of the organizers if you would like to participate.

Deadline for application for financial support: April 15th.


The poster may be downloaded here.

Minicourses / Talks

  • Index theory on Lorentzian space-times
    by Alexander Strohmaier (Loughborough University)

  • An application in QFT: the chiral anomaly
    by Christian Bär (University of Potsdam)

  • Introduction to symmetric hyperbolic systems
    by Andreas Hermann (University of Potsdam)

  • Cauchy problems for Lorentzian manifolds with special holonomy
    by Helga Baum and Andree Lischewski (both HU Berlin)

  • Constructing global examples with given holonomy
    by Olaf Müller (University of Regensburg)

Preliminary schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:00 Registration
09:30 - 10:30 Hermann I Hermann II Baum III Strohmaier IV Baum IV
11:00 - 12:00 Strohmaier I Baum II Strohmaier III Bär III Bär IV
14:00 - 15:00 Baum I Strohmaier II 14:00 - 18:00


15:30 - 16:30 Bär I Bär II Müller
17:00 - 18:00 Exercises Exercises Open Problems

Lecture room: either SFB seminar room or H51, depending on number of participants.


Bernd Ammann

Alexander Engel