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2017 Colloquia in Combinatorics

Two consecutive one-day events hosted by QMUL and LSE


Sophie Huczynska (University of St Andrews, UK)

Tibor Jordan (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary)

Kitty Meeks (University of Glasgow, UK)

Oliver Riordan (University of Oxford, UK)

Andrew Treglown (University of Birmingham, UK)

Uli Wagner (IST Austria, Austria)

Venue: Peston Lecture Theatre, The Graduate Centre, QMUL (please note: this is a different venue to that used in 2016; building "18" on the map)

Contacts: Mark Jerrum (m.jerrum@qmul.ac.uk) and  Robert Johnson (r.johnson@qmul.ac.uk)

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BIGGS LECTURE: Ronitt Rubinfeld (MIT, Cambridge, USA)

Agelos Georgakopoulos (University of Warwick, UK)

Shoham Letzter (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)

Dömötör Pálvölgyi (University of Cambridge, UK)

Guillem Perarnau (University of Birmingham, UK)

Asaf Shapira (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE (please note: this is a different venue to that used in 2016; building "NAB" on the map)

Contact: Julia Böttcher (j.boettcher@lse.ac.uk) and Jozef Skokan (j.skokan@lse.ac.uk)

2017 sees the eleventh year of the Colloquia in Combinatorics: each year, we present a dozen talks covering a wide range of topics of interest to all those working in combinatorics or related fields.

Details of the schedule and programme will be published in due course.  In the meantime, check out our 2016 webpage.

Those interested are welcome to attend for all or any part of the event. The two hosting institutions are less than half an hour apart by tube; it is hoped that many people will be able to attend for both days.  There is no formal registration process and seats will be allocated each day on a first come, first served basis.

Queries should be sent to Rebecca Lumb.


Some funds are available to contribute to the basic travel expenses of UK-based research students who wish to attend the meetings.  We would ask you to keep costs to a minimum, using public transport on all occasions and off-peak student travel tariffs wherever possible.  Receipts for all journeys must be maintained as proof of travel.  At this stage, we are unable to confirm the maximum amount available; please contact Rebecca Lumb for further information.

There are also some funds available from the London Mathematical Society for help with childcare costs. Further details can be found at http://www.lms.ac.uk/content/childcare-supplementary-grants.

Event Support

Support for this event by the London Mathematical Society and the British Combinatorial Committee is gratefully acknowledged by the organisers.

Event History

2017 sees the eleventh anniversary of this annual May Colloquium - since 2007, Queen Mary and LSE have held back-to-back one day meetings and details of all past Colloquia can be found as follows:

Colloquia 2016
Colloquia 2015
Colloquia 2014
Colloquia 2013
Colloquia 2012
Colloquia 2011
Colloquia 2010
Colloquia 2009
Colloquia 2008
Colloquia 2007

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