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

25
Jul
2017
Speaker: Boris Khesin (Toronto)
The Gauss linking number of two curves in the three-space has a complex counterpart.
28
Jun
2017
Speaker: Nora Ganter (University of Melbourne)
I will discuss the notion of categorical group and it's relationship to loop groups in a number of examples.
20
Jun
2017
Speaker: Stuart Mitchell (MSI/ANU)
A graphical calculus will be developed for the algebra of shifted symmetric functions defined by Okounkov and Olshanski, using the Heisenberg categorificati
02
May
2017
Speaker: Slawomir Klimek (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis)
Quantum mechanical structures associated to a pair of pants play prominent role in conformal and topological quantum field theories.
11
Apr
2017
Speaker: Behrouz Taji (Northwestern University)
Abstract: By proving Calabi's conjecture, Yau proved that the first and second Chern classes of a compact complex manifold with ample canonical bundle encod
04
Apr
2017
Speaker: Will Donovan, University of Tokyo
Abstract: Kapranov and Schechtman recently gave an approach to defining perverse sheaves of categories, or perverse schobers.
21
Mar
2017
Speaker: David Penneys (Ohio State)
The notion of an algebra makes sense in any monoidal category C4.
14
Mar
2017
Speaker: Julia Plavnik (Texas A&M)
 
28
Feb
2017
Speaker: Dr Vigleik Angeltveit (MSI/ANU)
I will try to explain how the Norm map shows up in some different parts of mathematics like in equivariant stable homotopy groups and Witt vectors.
21
Feb
2017
Speaker: Professor Peter Tingley (Loyola University Chicago)
Lusztig's canonical basis is a fairly miraculous object that, among other things, gives a chosen basis for every finite dimensional irreducible representati

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