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.

Upcoming events

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.

Past events

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.
14
Nov
2017
Speaker: Paul Wedrich (MSI)
Physicists have long been arguing that gauge theories at large rank should be related to topological string theories.
31
Oct
2017
Speaker: Felipe Voloch (U. of Canterbury)
The task of factoring polynomials modulo a prime has a satisfactory, usually efficient, solution which depends on random choices and can be slow if we are v
24
Oct
2017
Speaker: Joan Licata (ANU/MSI)
Many approaches to studying 3-manifolds start by cutting the manifold into simpler pieces.  In the context of contact geometry, I'll describe how to decompo
10
Oct
2017
Speaker: Scott Morrison (MSI)
In an attempt to explore part of the landscape of tensor categories, with Emily Peters and Noah Snyder I've been investigating "small" tensor categories gen
26
Sep
2017
Speaker: Anthony Henderson (U. of Sydney)
Let $G$ be a simply connected semisimple algebraic group over $\mathbb{C}$.
19
Sep
2017
Speaker: Amnon Neeman (ANU)
In a 2003 paper Bondal and Van den Bergh proved that, if X is a scheme smooth over a field k, then the category D^b(Coh X) is strongly generated.

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