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Number Theory Seminar Easter 2007

  • Archive of Number Theory Seminars

  • The Number Theory Seminar usually meets on Tuesdays. Unless noted below, all talks will take place at 2.30pm in Room MR13 in the Faulkes Institute of Geometry, Pavilion E, CMS.

    For further information contact John Coates, Tony Scholl or Tim Dokchitser.

    Tuesday 24 April

    Toby Gee (Imperial)
    "Slopes of modular forms and crystalline representations" (Abstract)

    Tuesday 1 May (May Day)

    1:00 MR3 Guy Henniart (Orsay)
    "On mod p representations of reductive p-adic groups" (Abstract)

    2:15 MR3 Michael Harris (Jussieu)
    "Potential automorphy of odd-dimensional symmetric powers of elliptic curves, and applications"

    3:45 MR3 Peter Schneider (Münster)
    "Microlocalization of Iwasawa algebras" (Abstract)

    5:00 MR2 Henri Darmon (McGill)
    "Large solutions of small equations" (Kuwait lecture)

    Thursday 3 May

    Henri Darmon (McGill)
    "Exotic Heegner points and periods of binary theta-series" (Abstract)

    Tuesday 8 May

    Noriko Yui (Queen's/DPMMS)
    "Quasimodular forms and mirror symmetry for elliptic curves" (Abstract)

    Tuesday 15 May

    Hershy Kisilevsky (Concordia)
    "Ranks of Elliptic Curves in Cubic Extensions" (Abstract)

    Monday 21 May

    2:30 MR13 Michael Bennett (British Columbia)
    TBA

    5:00 MR2 Michael Bennett (British Columbia)
    "Diophantine equations after Wiles" (Kuwait lecture)

    Tuesday 29 May

    Tom Fisher (Cambridge)
    "Finding rational points on elliptic curves using 6-descent and 12-descent" (Abstract)

    Tuesday 5 June

    MR14 Vladimir Dokchitser (Cambridge)
    "Parity Conjecture for elliptic curves over Q" (Abstract)