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Geometry Seminars for Lent Term 2003

  • Past geometry seminars

  • The geometry seminar meets at 3pm on Wednesdays in Meeting Room MR13, Pavilion E, (the "Geometry Institute"). On some days there are two talks; the second talk is at 4pm.
    Organizers: A Corti, A Kovalev, B Totaro.

    Wednesday January 22nd

    Paul Seidel (Imperial)
    Homological mirror symmetry and calculus

    Wednesday January 29th

    Michael McQuillan (IHES, Glasgow)
    The importance of being Hausdorff

    Wednesday February 5th

    Denis Auroux (Ecole Polytechnique)
    Symplectic 4-manifolds and singular plane curves

    Wednesday February 12th

    Ivan Smith (Cambridge)
    Conformal blocks and Lefschetz pencils

    Wednesday February 19th

    Matilde Marcolli (Max Plank Bonn)
    Noncommutative geometry and applications to arithmetic geometry

    Wednesday February 26th

    Kevin Costello (Cambridge)
    Higher-genus Gromov-Witten invariants as genus 0 invariants of symmetric products

    Wednesday March 5th

    Gerard Besson (Grenoble)
    Hyperbolic manifolds, amalgamated products and critical exponents

    second talk at 16:00, Aidan Schofield (Bristol)
    Noncommutative moduli spaces

    Wednesday March 12th

    Daniel Huybrechts
    Some global aspects of moduli spaces of K3 surfaces and mirror symmetry