U. Haifa Topology & Geometry seminar: Sunday, NOV 7, 2021. Speaker: Andrea Gagna (Czech Academy of Sciences). “(∞, 2)-categories and wher to find them”
Time: Sunday, Nov, 7 at 17:00 (Israel Time)
Location: On Zoom
Speaker: Andrea Gagna (Czech Academy of Sciences)
Title: “(∞, 2)-categories and where to find them”
Abstract: In this talk I will briefly review some of the reasons why ∞-categories were introduced
in the first place. Then I will present you with some recent results in (mostly algebraic)
geometry, which need a formalism of (∞, 2)-categories in order to be stated and proved.
Finally, I will show what has been done so far to fill this technical gap in the literature.
The talk is going to be pretty informal and I will try to prioritize ideas over formally correct
statements and technical definitions.
Meeting ID: 849 8759 1026