Past geometry seminars
The geometry seminar meets at 3pm on Wednesdays in Meeting Room 13, Pavilion E (the "Geometry Institute").
On some days there are two talks; the second talk is at 4.30pm.
Organizers:
A Corti,
A Kovalev,
B Totaro.

Wednesday 13 October

Bernhard Hanke (Munich)
Enlargeability and index theory

Wednesday 20 October

M. S. Narasimhan (Bangalore)
Principal bundles in algebraic geometry

Wednesday 27 October

Peter Kronheimer (Harvard)
Floer homology of 3manifolds

Wednesday 3 November

Ivan Smith (Cambridge)
Knots, matrices, and symplectic topology

Wednesday 10 November

Mark Haskins (Imperial)
Isolated conical singularities of special Lagrangian varieties

Wednesday 17 November

Alessio Corti (Cambridge)
Mirror symmetry and the 95 K3 hypersurfaces

Tuesday 23 November, 4.15pm, Meeting Room 13

Louis Kauffman (UIC)
Virtual knot theory

Wednesday 24 November

Richard Thomas (Imperial)
Stability of algebraic varieties

Wednesday 1 December

Brent Doran (Oxford)
Motivic cohomology of quotient spaces in geometric invariant theory
