Mini School on Singularities of Surfaces

The mini school will consist of a series of 5 courses (3 hours each) given by specialists in the area. The lectures will be in english. The target public are graduate students, already familiar with Commutative Algebra and/or Algebraic Geometry. Researchers working on singularities or related areas are also welcome.

Pedro Daniel González-Pérez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Title: Blowing up of monomial ideals and the Semple-Nash modification on toric varieties.
Herwig Hauser (Universität Wien, Austria)
Title: Blowups and resolution of singularities.

The participants are invited to have a prior reading of Prof. Hauser’s article with the same title, available on this webpage.

Matteo Ruggiero (Institut Mathémathique de Jussieu, Université Paris 7, France)
Title: Intersection theory on valuation spaces and applications.
Ferran Dachs-Cadefau (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
Title: Multiplier ideals and applications.
David Trotman (Universite d’Aix-Marseille, France)(To be confirmed)
Title: Stratified spaces and singularities.

Organizing Committee
José Luis Cisneros (UNAM-Cuernavaca and Galatasaray University)
Busra Karadeniz(Gezbe Technical University, İstanbul)
Meral Tosun (Galatasaray University, İstanbul)

All interested people are required to register by an e-mail to:

The number of participants is limited by 30.

The application deadline is October 15th.

Registration Fee
There is no registration fee

Mini School on Singularities of Surfaces
6-9 November 2019
Galatasaray University, İstanbul, Turkey