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Geometry Seminars for Easter Term 2008

The geometry seminar meets at 3pm on Wednesdays in Meeting Room 13. On some days there are two talks; the second talk is at 5pm.
Organizers: A Kovalev, I Smith, B Totaro.


Wednesday 30 April, 3pm

Konstanze Rietsch (KCL)
A mirror symmetric approach to Kostant's quantum Toda lattice

Wednesday 7 May, 3pm

Frédéric Campana (Nancy)
Special geometric orbifolds and birational classification

Wednesday 14 May, 3pm

Alexander Merkurjev (UCLA)
Essential dimension in algebra

Wednesday 21 May, 3pm

John Morgan (Columbia)
Singularity development in 3-dimensional Ricci flow

Wednesday 21 May, 5pm

Johannes Nordstrom (Cambridge)
Pulling apart G2-manifolds

Wednesday 28 May, 3pm

Vladimir Guletskii (Liverpool)
Algebraic cycles on threefolds fibered over a curve by surfaces with geometric genus zero

Wednesday 28 May, 5pm

Maxim Kontsevich (IHES)
Mirror symmetry beyond Calabi-Yau