This term’s seminars

In Winter/Spring 2017 the LAC is being hosted at Queen Mary, University of London, organized by John Bray. The seminars will usually begin at 4:45pm (the traditional LAC start time). They all take place in the Fogg Lecture Theatre, Fogg Building (SBCS).

Up to 16 February: We meet in Maths 303 beforehand. 23 February and after: Maths moves to the Queens’ Building. No meeting place has been determined, as yet.

19 January (5pm) Alex Fink (Queen Mary) Characteristic polynomials from reciprocal planes in two ways
26 January Ben Fairbairn (Birkbeck) A Baby, Some Bathwater & What I Did on my Holidays
2 February Behrang Noohi (Queen Mary) Explicit HRS-tilting
9 February Rieuwert J. Blok (Bowling Green State University, Ohio, visiting Birmingham (UK)) CANCELLED, owing to illness.
16 February Chimere S. Anabanti (Birkbeck) Three questions of Bertram on locally maximal sum-free sets.
23 February Rieuwert J. Blok (Bowling Green State University, Ohio, visiting Birmingham (UK)) 3-spherical Curtis–Tits groups
2 March Michael Wibmer (University of Pennsylvania) Differential Embedding Problems over Complex Function Fields
16 March Susama Agarwala (US Naval Academy) Mixed Tate Motives from Graphs
23 March Ben Smith (QMUL) An Algebraic Approach to Generalised Frobenius Numbers
30 March Alla Detinko (St Andrews) TBA

Last term’s seminars

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In Autumn 2016 the LAC was hosted at City University, organized by Chris Bowman-Scargill. The seminars began at 5pm. Room details will be added to the list of seminars below shortly.

6 October ELG08 Michael Bate (York) Geometric Invariant Theory without Etale Slices
13 October EM01 Lewis Topley (Bristol) Modular finite W-algebras and their applications
20 October EM01 Jan Grabowski (Lancaster) Recovering automorphisms of quantum spaces
27 October EM01 Robert Marsh (Leeds) Dimer models and cluster categories of Grassmannians
3 November EM01 Jorge Vitoria (City) Silting modules and ring epimorphisms
10 November EM01 Florian Eisele (City) Tame blocks
17 November EM01 Neil Saunders (City)
On the Exotic Springer Correspondence
24 November EM01 Kevin McGerty (Oxford) Kirwan surjectivity for quiver varieties
1 December ELG08 Mark Wildon (Royal Holloway) Plethysms: permutations, weights and Schur functions
8 December ELG08 Tim Burness (Bristol) Generating simple groups and their subgroups
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