IPMU Komaba Lectures
Date: 

Place:  Room 002,
Mathematical Sciences Building,
Komaba Campus, The University of Tokyo. (Second Lecture can be attended in room 031, basement floor, Research Centers Building, Kashiwa Campus using TV conference.) 
Speaker:  Akihiro Tsuchiya (IPMU) 
Title:  Homotopy Theory (before 1970) 
Abstract: 
Recently the notion of homotopy theory has been widely used in many areas of contemporary mathematics including mathematical physics.
The purpose of the lectures is to present an overview of the developments of homotopy theory mainly from 1940's through 1960's, partly in view of more recent progress in other areas.

IPMU Komaba Seminar Web Page:  http://faculty.ms.utokyo.ac.jp/~topology/IPMU/index.html 