Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

27
Feb
2018

Intro to and examples of (>1)- categories »

Dominic Weiller (MSI)
11am 27 February 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
Feb
2018

Khovanov homology for links in thickened surfaces and a categorification of the skein algebra multiplication, part 2 »

Hoel Queffelec (Montpellier/CNRS), Paul Wedrich (ANU)
3pm 23 February 2018

(Continuation of talk from February 9)

21
Feb
2018

Introduction to Cohomology, II »

Dr James Borger (MSI)
3pm 21 February 2018

I'll continue the introduction to cohomology with group cohomology and Galois cohomology.

20
Feb
2018

Modular representation theory via categorification and knot theory »

Vinoth Nandakumar
3.30pm 20 February 2018

We will study the category of modular representations of the special linear Lie algebra in positive characteristic; we focus on the case with a central Frobenius character given by a nilpotent whose Jordan type is a two-row partition.

16
Feb
2018

Developing euclidean domains and the isomorphism theorems for groups in Lean, an interactive theorem prover »

Mitchell Rowett and Louis Carlin (ANU)
3pm 16 February 2018

Summer ASC students Louis Carlin and Mitchell Rowett will describe their experience developing mathematical libraries for Lean, a new interactive theorem prover.

15
Feb
2018

MSI Colloquium 2018: Ancient solutions to Geometric Flows »

Professor Panagiota Daskalopoulos, Columbia University
4pm 15 February 2018

Some of the most important problems in geometric flows are related to the understanding of singularities.

13
Feb
2018

Grothendieck duality made simple »

Amnon Neeman (ANU)
3.30pm 13 February 2018

Until very recently the accepted wisdom was that there is no clean way to set up the foundations of Grothendieck duality. This changed drastically recently: we have discovered a clean way to prove everything.

12-16
Feb
2018

Harmonic Analysis Conference Celebrating the Mathematical Legacy of Alan McIntosh »

Pascal Auscher (Universite Paris Sud-Orsay), Lashi Bandara (University of Gothenburg) 
12pm 12 February 2018

The 2018 Special Year in Analysis at the MSI will start with a conference honouring Alan’s memory, and mathematical legacy.

12
Feb
2018

Optimal transportation between unequal dimensions »

Professor Robert McCann (Toronto University)
11am 12 February 2018

In the last few decades, the theory of optimal transportation has blossomed into a powerful tool for exploring applications both within and outside mathematics.

09
Feb
2018

Khovanov homology for links in thickened surfaces and a categorification of the skein algebra multiplication »

Hoel Queffelec (Montpellier/CNRS), Paul Wedrich (ANU)
2pm 9 February 2018

Khovanov homology can be defined for links in thickened surfaces.

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