Second NRW Topology Meeting


Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6, 2004

Schedule of talks

All talks take place at lecture hall M5, Mathematisches Institut, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Einsteinstr. 62, 48149 Münster.
Friday, November 5
11.00 - 12.00 M. Kreck
(Universität Heidelberg)
Asymmetrische einfachzusammenhängende Mannigfaltigkeiten
12.15 - 13.00 T. Bauer
(Universität Münster)
p-compact flag varieties and adjoint representations
Lunch break
14.45 - 15.30 M. Bucher
(ETH Zürich)
Finiteness properties of characteristic classes of flat bundles
15.45 - 16.30 S. Schwede
(Universität Bonn)
Toda brackets and multiplications on 2-cell complexes
Tea/Coffee break
17.15 - 18.15 A. Dessai
(Universität Münster)
Positive curvature and elliptic genera
Saturday, November 6
10.00 - 10.45 H. Reich
(Universität Münster)
Algebraic K-theory of group rings and topological cyclic homology
Tea/Coffee break
11.15 - 12.00 B. Hanke
(Ludwig Maximilian Universität München)
Enlargeability and index theory
12.15 - 13.00 W. Singhof
(Universität Düsseldorf)
On the cohomology of Bianchi groups

There is no formal registration, but please send an email to "" so that we can estimate the number of participants; please indicate whether you want to join us for dinner at 7pm on November 5. The dinner will take place at the Restaurant Pinkus Müller, Kreuzstrasse 4-10, 48143 Münster.

For finding a place to stay you might want to check the following selection of hotels.

How to get here: we can offer some travel information (german version); in case you want to use local public transportation we have some information about the bus lines; for a link to a local map showing the location of the Mathematics Department click here.

26.07.04 -- Michael Joachim (joachim)