Workshop on Prismatic Cohomology

We will study prismatic cohomology, a new cohomology theory developed by Bhargav Bhatt and Peter Scholze. The workshop will be held following the principle of the Oberwolfach Arbeitsgemeinschaft: If you are interested in attending, you can apply for one of the talks. There will be around 12 talks of 90 minutes each. Further details to be found here once the program is finished (Jan. 2019).

Organizers: Eike Lau, Torsten Wedhorn, Eva Viehmann / Ulrich Görtz (local organizer)

Date: March 27 – 29, 2019 (We will start on Wednesday at 10am, and the workshop will end on Friday around 2pm)

Place: Department of Mathematics, University of Duisburg-Essen (Thea-Leymann-Str. 9, 45127 Essen)

Program: pdf


If you are interested in attending, please send an email to Ulrich Görtz,, so that we can keep track of how many people will be around and order enough coffee for the coffee breaks.

If you are interested in giving a talk: Please contact Eike Lau,, until January, 31, providing the following information:

  • your preferred talk (note that Talk 6 is already assigned to an expert on the topic, Fritz Hörmann)
  • how many nights would you like to stay (if you need a hotel reservation/funding)
  • estimate of travel expenses (if you need funding)


Further information on accommodation will be published soon.


For speakers, we will pay accommodation and travel (from within Germany – otherwise please check with us first).

For non-speakers, only very limited funding is available. Please try first to get funding from your home institution. If that is not possible, please send an email to Ulrich Görtz,, with an estimate of the amount you need.