The **International school on Algebra and Algebraic Geometry** is the satellite of the International conference on algebra and geometry.

The school was held on **August 14-21, 2011** at the recreation center "Hrustal'naya" near **Ekaterinburg, Russia**.

The school was organized by the Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and by the Laboratory of algebraic geometry and its applications of the Higher School of Economics.

There was 6 lecture courses, every course consists of 3 lectures, and two additional lectures.

Detailed program (in Russian).

Participants (in Russian).

**Short program:**

- Introduction to algebraic geometry (Aleksey Gorodentsev).
- Introduction to homological algebra (Leonid Positselsky)
- Birational geometry of surfaces and threefolds (Ivan Cheltsov)
- Geometry of algebraic surfaces (Fedor Bogomolov)
- Rings and varieties (Miles Reid)
- Reflection groups (Evgeny Smirnov)

Aleksey Gorodentsev: problems 1, problems 2, problems 3, lectures notes.

Leonid Positselsky: problems 1, problems 2, problems 3.

Ivan Cheltsov: problems 1-3.

Evgeny Smirnov: problems 1, slides.

Photo by Vladislav Kabanov: lectures, games, group photo

Chair - Alexander Makhnev

Co-Chair - Marina Prokhorova

Daniil Aisenshtein

Alexey Borbunov

Konstantin Efimov

Vladislav Kabanov

Natalia Maslova

Maria Morina

Maxim Mornev

Vyacheslav Shaprynskii

Gleb Sheptaev

Chair - Fedor Bogomolov

Questions and proposals should be addressed to Marina Prokhorova, pmf@imm.uran.ru

We are grateful to Dmitrii Zimin Foundation for non-commercial programs "Dynasty" and to Russian Foundation for Basic Research for the financial support of the School.

2010-2011, Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics UB RAS, Ekaterinburg