Mathematical Institute of Gdansk University,
Gdansk Branch of the Mathematical Institute
Polish Academy of Sciences

present

The Eighteenth Andrzej Jankowski Memorial Lecture

delivered by

Benson Farb
(University of Chicago)

Braids, homology and polynomials:
a pattern in algebra and topology

The lecture commemorates Gdańsk mathematician
Professor Andrzej Jankowski (1939 - 1975)

The Eighteenth Andrzej Jankowski Memorial Lecture Mini Conference

Previous speakers:

2015: Paul Seidel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
2014: Peter S. Ozsváth (Princeton University)
2013: Emmanuel Breuillard (Université Paris-Sud)
2012: Peter Teichner (MPI Bonn, Berkeley University)
2011: Dominic D. Joyce (Oxford University)
2010: Alexey Bondal (University of Aberdeen)
2009: Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
2008: Martin Bridson (University of Oxford)
2007: Michael Weiss (University of Aberdeen)
2006: Michael Kapovich (University of California, Davis)
2005: Tomasz Mrowka (MIT)
2004: Maxim Kontsevich (IHES)
2003: Sylvain Cappell (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)
2002: Oleg Viro (University of Uppsala)
2001: Christophe Soulé (IHES)
2000: Shmuel Weinberger (University of Chicago)
1999: Graeme Segal (University of Cambridge)
Scientific commitee: Tomasz Mrowka (MIT), Józef Przytycki (George Washington University, University of Gdańsk), Andrzej Ranicki (Edinburgh), Andrzej Szczepański (University of Gdańsk)
Organizer: Mathematical Institute of the University of Gdańsk
Address: Instytut Matematyki Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego
ul. Wita Stwosza 57
80-952 Gdańsk

email: ajml@mat.ug.edu.pl