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Number Theory Seminar Lent 2008

  • 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.

    Thursday 17 January

    14:30  Otmar Venjakob (Heidelberg)
    "Skew power series rings - a survey"
    16:15  Tobias Berger (Cambridge)
    "Modular forms and Galois representations for imaginary quadratic fields"

    Tuesday 22 January

    Mahesh Kakde  (Cambridge)
    "On the non-commutative main conjecture for totally real number fields"

    Tuesday 29 January

    17:00 MR2  Jean-Pierre Wintenberger (Strasbourg/IUF)
    Kuwait lecture "On the proof of Serre's conjecture"

    Thursday 31 January

    14:30  Jean-Pierre Wintenberger (Strasbourg/IUF)
    "Lifting Galois representations"

    Tuesday 5 February

    Kazuya Kato (Cambridge/Kyoto)
    "Classifying spaces of degenerating Hodge or p-adic Hodge structures"

    Thursday 7 February

    14:30  Takako Fukaya (Cambridge/Keio)
    "Local units in non-commutative Galois extensions"

    Tuesday 12 February

    Umberto Zannier (Scuola Normali, Pisa)
    "Bounds for the greatest commond divisor of u-1 and v-1, for S-units u, v, and applications"

    Tuesday 19 February

    David Loeffler (Imperial)
    "P-adic families of automorphic forms" (Abstract)

    Tuesday 26 February

    Jan Bruinier (Darmstadt)
    "Heegner divisors and L-functions of weak Maass forms"

    Tuesday 4 March

    Pierre Colmez (Ecole Polytechnique)
    "The p-adic local Langlands correspondence for GL2(Qp)"

    Tuesday 11 March

    17:00 MR2   David Rohrlich (Boston)
    Kuwait lecture "Adelic representations of elliptic type" (Abstract)

    Thursday 13 March

    14:30 MR13   David Rohrlich (Boston)
    "The Deligne-Gross conjecture and parity"