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 15 October

Gabriel Paternain (Cambridge)
Obstructions to zero entropy and closed geodesics

Wednesday 22 October

Vasily Golyshev (Moscow)
Equations DN, modular equations D3
and Fano 3folds: introduction and the main conjecture

Wednesday 29 October

Gerd Faltings (Bonn)
padic Hodge theory II

Wednesday 5 November

Burt Totaro (Cambridge)
Manifolds with nonnegative curvature and the classification of biquotient manifolds

Wednesday 12 November, Meeting Room 5

Daryl Cooper (Santa Barbara)
The geometrization program for 3manifolds

Wednesday 19 November

Dmitri Alekseevsky (Hull)
Quaternionic and paraquaternionic CR manifolds (some examples
of Einstein metrics)

Wednesday 26 November

Michael Farber (Durham)
Topology of convex billiards

Thursday 4 December, 2.30pm

Bert van Geemen (Milan)
Moduli of cubic surfaces via K3 surfaces
