Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

08
May
2018

The strong monodromy conjecture for Weyl hyperplane arrangements »

3.30pm 8 May 2018

The Bernstein-Sato polynomial is a subtle invariant of a hypersurface singularity that is closely related to the log-canonical threshold.

08
May
2018

Introduction to sheaves »

11am 8 May 2018

The PhD seminar is a weekly seminar held on Tuesday mornings, at 11am, for PhD students to talk about their thesis work or other projects.

04
May
2018

The periodic table of higher categories »

3pm 4 May 2018

Quantum mathematics seminar

03
May
2018

Mathematical adventures in geobiology: to be a rock and not to roll »

6pm 3 May 2018

In this event, Professor Batchelor will explain what stromatolites are and how mathematical models have been used to understand their origin and formation.

01
May
2018

On the critical loci of finite maps »

3.30pm 1 May 2018

Consider a rational function f(z) of degree n. To f(z), we can associate its set of critical points, namely the points z where the derivative vanishes.

24
Apr
2018

An approach to the local geometric Langlands conjectures via higher representation theory »

3.30pm 24 April 2018

The local geometric Langlands conjectures, formulated by Frenkel and Gaitsgory, give a geometric description of the representation categories of affine Lie algebras at the critical level.

24
Apr
2018

Yitao Lei »

12pm 24 April 2018

The PhD seminar is a weekly seminar held on Tuesday mornings, at 11am, for PhD students to talk about their thesis work or other projects.

23
Apr
2018

An introduction to fractals and the open set condition »

12.30pm 23 April 2018

This talk will introduce the fundamentals of fractal geometry and will explain an important and currently open question in the field, that is, when does a fractal obey the open set condition?

23
Apr
2018

Analytic Functions of Several Complex Variables »

12pm 23 April 2018

In the talk I will present the elementary definitions and motivations concerning analytic functions of a single complex variable and explain why calculus naturally leads to such a notion.

20
Apr
2018

Gauging modular categories »

3pm 20 April 2018

Gauging is a procedure for taking a modular category equipped with an action by a finite group, and producing a new modular category.

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