at University of Catania
PRAGMATIC is a project, sponsored by INDAM, for stimulating research in
Geometry among young people, especially those living in isolated
centres or peripheral universities all over Europe.
For this purpose, every
year, a group
of experts will suggest problems in some specific field and
give lectures and seminars and will have individual discussions with
the participants in order to try to attack and to solve these problems.
At the end of all the
Pragmatic the results that the participants obtain could be reproduced
in a special issue of the journal Le
In the period September
13th - October 3rd, 2009,
Matematica e Informatica of the University
new edition of this
school of research Pragmatic 2009 will be held.
|Prof. Rosa M.
||Universitat de Barcelona
| Prof. Giorgio
||Università di Firenze
|Dr. Laura Costa
|Dr. Daniele Faenzi
de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
bundles, from classical techniques to new perspectives
Pragmatic will accept about 15-20 young
participants and will support all the participants which are not able
to find support in their institutions.
This financial support
awarded, essentially, to young researchers, say at the pre-postdoctoral
level, with preference given to those belonging to geographically
isolated locations. The support will cover lodging, boarding along all
period of Pragmatic, the cost of the fee and some travel expenses.
The Co-ordinator of Pragmatic is Prof. Alfio Ragusa
of Catania). Other local organizers
Strano, Renato Maggioni, Salvatore Giuffrida.
People who wish to be
either for participation and/or for financial support should fill out
the enclosed application
should be sent to the
The deadline for applications
The Committee of Pragmatic will
decide about financial supports and admissions within June 2009 and will inform all the
applicants of the
outcome. Interested people who need more
information about Pragmatic can contact any member of the
committee, using the following E-mail addresses: ragusa, zappalag, sstrano,
maggioni, giuffrida (one of these)@dmi.unict.it
TO PRAGMATIC 2009
Status and Current
travel to Catania:
supported by your institution?:
(Possible answers: totally, partly, no)
you have a
Ph.D, when did you get it and where?
wanting to participate in the session:
It is suggested that the
include both a recommendation
a brief Curriculum