AlgebraGeometryTopology Seminar 2011
Previous year: AGT
Seminar 2010. Next year: AGT Seminar 2012.
Summer Program
 Wednesday, 5 January, 14:0016:00, TBA (Tentative)
 Hisham Sati (Maryland):
TBA
 Monday, 7 February to Friday, 11 February, Macquarie University
 AMSI International Conference on Harmonic
Analysis and Applications:
 Friday, 25 February, 12:0013:00, 215 Richard Berry
 Peter Scott (Michigan):
On JSJ theory for 3manifolds
Semester 1, 2011
 Tuesday, 1 March, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Henry Segerman (Melbourne):
Veering triangulations admit strict angle structures
 Thursday, 3 March, 14:1515:15, 107 Richard Berry
 SzeYu Chen (Melbourne):
Finitely presented abelianbynilpotent Lie algebras
 Tuesday, 8 March, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Arun Ram (Melbourne):
Polytopes, shuffles, quivers and flags
 Friday, 18 March, 15:1516:15, Old Geology 2
 Amnon Neeman (ANU):
Triangulated categories acting on each other, and the relation with support varieties
 Tuesday, 22 March, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Ewan Morrison (Glasgow):
Frobenius manifolds and equations of hydrodynamic type
 Monday, 28 March, 9:3010:30, 107 Richard Berry
 Arun Ram (Melbourne):
Complex reflection group data
 Monday, 28 March, 16:1517:15, Richard Berry, Room G
 Don Taylor (U. Sydney):
Root data for complex reflection groups
 Tuesday, 5 April, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Callum Sleigh (Melbourne):
Chern Simons Theory with Complex Gauge Group and Topological String Theory of the A
Polynomial
 Friday, 8 April, 16:1517:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Anthony Blaom (Auckland):
Lie Algebroids and Uniformization
 Tuesday, 19 April, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Hyam Rubinstein (Melbourne):
Some new aspherical 4manifolds
 Wednesday, 27 April, 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Vincent Beck (ENS Cachan):
How abelianization of subgroups of braid groups applies to cohomology
 Tuesday, 3 May, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Tharatorn Supasiti
(Melbourne):
On JSJ theory for Haken 3manifolds
 Friday 6 May, 14:1515:15, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
 S. K. Jain (Ohio State):
Group Algebras  injectivity and its generalizations
 Thursday 12 May, 13:0014:15, Old Geology, Theatre 2
 Silvia Montarani (ANU):
Representations of GanGinzburg algebras and quiverrelated differential operators
 Friday 13 May, 14:1515:15, Richard Berry 215
 Frédéric Rochon (ANU):
Asymptotics of the Ricci flow on quasiprojective varieties
 Tuesday, 17 May, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Norman Do (Melbourne):
Counting lattice points in compactified moduli spaces of curves
 Tuesday, 24 May, 15:1516:15, Old Arts D
 Jonathan Brundan (Oregon):
Khovanov's arc algebra and the walled Brauer algebra
 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 6, 8, and 10 June, 14:0015:15, Richard Berry 213
 Geordie Williamson (Oxford):
Minicourse on Moment graphs
 Tuesday 14 June, 14:0015:00, 215 Richard Berry
 Frank Calegari (Northwestern):
Reciprocity in the Langlands Program
 Thursday 16 June, 14:0015:00, 215 Richard Berry
 Frank Calegari (Northwestern):
The cohomology of hyperbolic 3manifolds
 Thursday 16 June, 15:1516:15, 215 Richard Berry
 Natalia Rozhovskaya
(Kansas State):
The qcharacters of representations of quantum affine algebras
 Friday 17 June, 15:0016:15, 215 Richard Berry

Ilia Zharkov (Kansas State):
Tropical Homology
Winter Break
 Monday, 11 July, 16:0017:00, 213 Richard Berry
 Owen Dearricott (UCLA):
A 7manifold with positive curvature
 MondayFriday 1122 July, University of Melbourne
 Geometry and Topology Down Under: A
conference in honour of Hyam Rubinstein.
Semester 2, 2011
 Friday 5 August 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Ezra Getzler (Northwestern):
Higher analytic stacks
 Friday 12 August 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Susanna Fishel (Arizona State):
A bijection between cores and dominant Shi regions
 Monday 15 August 14:00, Science Lecture Theatre S14, Monash University,
 Peter Sarnak (Princeton):
Zeroes and nodal lines of modular forms
 Monday 15 August 18:00, Laby Theatre, David Caro Building
 Peter Sarnak (Princeton):
Randomness in number theory
 Friday 19 August 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Kaneda Masaharu (Osaka City
University):
Geometry of the flag variety and G_{1}TVerma modules
 Thursday 25 August, 13:0014:15, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
 Vyacheslav Futorny (São Paulo,
Brasil):
Representations of Lie algebra of vector fields on a torus
 Friday 26 August 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 David Blanc (Haifa University):
Recognizing mapping spaces
 Monday 29 August 13:0014:00, Old Geology Theatre 2
 Peter McNamara (Stanford):
TBA
 Tuesday 30 August 16:1517:15, Old Geology Theatre 1
 Thomas Forster (Cambridge and Auckland):
The Axiom Scheme of Replacement
 FridaySunday September 24, Australian National University
 Algebraic Cycles and the
Geometry of Group Orbits.
 MondayFriday September 59, Institute for Geometry and its Applications, Adelaide
 Groupvalued moment
maps with applications to mathematics and physics.
 Friday 9 September 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Hyam Rubinstein (Melbourne):
Hyperplane arrangements and compression schemes
 MondayFriday September 1923, Australian National University

The Geometry of Differential Equations.
 MondayThursday 2629 September, University of Wollongong
 55th Annual
meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society.
 Friday 7 October 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Jim Isenberg (Oregon):
Recent developments on Ricci flow of surfaces
 Wednesday 12 October 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Anitha Thillaisundaram (Cambridge):
The concept of pdeficiency and its applications
 Friday 21 October 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Liz Stanhope (Lewis & Clark):
Do the wave invariants of a Riemannian orbifold detect its singular structure?
 Friday 28 October 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Arun Ram (Melbourne):
Schubert calculus
 Friday 4 November 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Norman Do (Melbourne):
The geometry and combinatorics of GromovWitten theory
 Friday 18 November 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Snigdhayan Mahanta (Adelaide):
Algebraic Ktheory of topological algebras
 Tuesday 22 November 14:3015:30, 213 Richard Berry
 Murray Elder (Newcastle):
New examples of totally disconnected, locally compact groups coming from geometric group theory
 Friday 25 November 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Mícheál Ó Searcóid
(University College Dublin):
The first* theorem of Set Theory
 ThursdayFriday 12 December, Melbourne University
 Statistical Mechanics Meeting.
 ThursdayFriday 12 December, Latrobe University
 TwentyNinth Annual Victorian Algebra Conference.
 Friday 16 December 15:1516:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Zajj Daugherty (Dartmouth):
The affine BMW algebra and its degenerate version
 Tuesday 20 December 14:1515:15, 213 Richard Berry
 Lisa Carbone (Rutgers):
A lightcone construction of the twin building of a hyperbolic KacMoody group
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