PROGRAM

First week

Ernesto Lupercio:
Quantum Toric Varieties.

Mark Spivakovski:
Introduction to valuation theory and resolution of singularities.

Duco Van Straten:
Di erential Forms in Algebraic Geometry and Applications.

Second week

Carolina Araujo:
Fano Manifolds.

José Ignacio Burgos Gil:
Arithmetic of Toric Varieties.

Mark de Cataldo:
Perverse sheaves and the topology of algebraic varieties.

Lothar Goettsche:
Virtual topological invariants of moduli spaces of sheaves on surfaces.