Nigel Hitchin and Ngô Bảo Châu Laboratory – Events

  • Opening of the Hitchin-Ngô ICMAT Laboratory (Madrid) via Zoom
    16 June 2021, 15:00 – 17:35
    Online :
    All times are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST)
    Chair : Steven Bradlow (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Programme

    15:00 – 15:05 Welcome by  Oscar García-Prada (Coordinator of the Lab)
    15:05 – 15:45 Nigel Hitchin (University of Oxford): Mirror symmetry and geometric structures
    15:45 – 15:55 Questions and break
    15:55 – 16:35 Ngô Bảo Châu (University of Chicago) : Hitchin-type moduli space and automorphic forms
    16:35 – 16:45 Questions and break
    16:45 – 17:25 Oscar García-Prada (ICMAT, Madrid): Higgs bundles and real forms
    17:25 – 17:35 Questions and closure

    For more details on the Hitchin-Ngô Lab, please consult the Lab webpage:

  • Special trimester: A Special trimester on the main themes of the Lab is planned for the spring of 2023. This will consist of a conference, an advanced school and workshop, and extended visits to the ICMAT by the Chairs, members of the Lab and other international researchers.