06.04.2009-19.05.2009

**Organized by:** A. Beliakova

The course will be an introduction to mathematical aspects of Topological Quantum Field Theory (TQFT) with focus on 2-dimensional TQFTs.

Monday, 06.04.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

10:15-12:00 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | Atiyah's axioms of a TQFT | Y27H12 |

Tuesday, 07.04.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

12:15-13:45 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | Dijkgraaf's classification of 2-dimensional TQFTs in terms of Frobenius algebras | Y27H28 |

Thursday, 23.04.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

10:15-12:00 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | the Fukuma-Hosono-Kawai state sum construction of 2-dimensional TQFTs | Y27H12 |

Thursday, 30.04.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

10:15-12:00 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | Moore-Segal's open-closed 2-dimensional TQFTs and their classification | Y27H12 |

Thursday, 07.05.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

10:15-12:00 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | Homotopy Quantum Field Theories (HQFTs) | Y27H12 |

Thursday, 14.05.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

10:15-12:00 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | classification of 2-dimensional HQFTs in terms of crossed Frobenius algebras | Y27H12 |

Monday, 18.05.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

10:15-12:00 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | applications of 2-dimensional HQFTs to certain enumeration problems on surfaces | Y27H12 |

Tuesday, 19.05.09 | |||

Time | Speaker | Title | Place |

12:15-13:45 | Vladimir Turaev (University of Indiana) | applications of 2-dimensional HQFTs to certain enumeration problems on surfaces | Y27H28 |