# Algebra and Topology Seminar

## Contact

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.