Algebra and Topology Seminar

Contact

 Anthony Licata
 61 2 6125 4628

The Algebra and Topology seminar invites speakers from a broad spectrum of areas, including algebraic and differential geometry, algebraic topology, low-dimensional topology, representation theory, quantum algebra, and number theory.

There is also a Google calendar for the seminar, which typically lists scheduled speakers in advance of their posting here.

Past events

17
Apr
2018
Speaker: Bregje Pauwels
To any tensor-triangulated category T, there is a natural way to associate a site and a sheaf cohomology.
03
Apr
2018
Speaker: Terry Gannon (University of Alberta)
In 1987, Cappelli-Itzykson-Zuber classified the conformal field theories (more precisely their modular invariant partition functions) associated to the sl(2
27
Mar
2018
Speaker: Arik Wilbert (The University of Sydney)
The Springer correspondence in type A provides a bijection between nilpotent orbits for the general linear group and complex, finite-dimensional, irreduci
20
Mar
2018
Speaker: Noah Snyder (Indiana)
For generic $q$, Kuperberg's $G_2$ spider agrees with the category of representations of the quantum group.  What happens when $q$ is a root of unity?  Exce
13
Mar
2018
Speaker: Thomas Gobet (Sydney)
Please note the unusual time: just for this week, the algebra and topology seminar will be from 2:30 to 3:30pm.
27
Feb
2018
Speaker: Jack Davies
Given a ring R and a multiplicative subset S of R, then one can localise R at S using a number of different constructions.
13
Feb
2018
Speaker: Amnon Neeman (ANU)
Until very recently the accepted wisdom was that there is no clean way to set up the foundations of Grothendieck duality.
06
Feb
2018
Speaker: Michael Ehrig (Sydney)
In the talk I will discuss how to obtain functoriality for coloured Khovanov–Rozansky homology.
28
Nov
2017
Speaker: Arun Ram (U. of Melbourne)
Recent work of Kato and Kato-Naito-Sagaki has provided an improved understanding of the combinatorics of integrable level 0 representations of the affine Li
21
Nov
2017
Speaker: Brendan Creutz (U. of Canterbury)
I will discuss what is known and conjectured regarding the problem of determining whether a curve defined over the rational numbers has any rational points.

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