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Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry, British Mathematical Colloquium, Kent



Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry


Organizers

Information:

This workshop is part of the 2012 British Mathematical Colloquium, held at the University of Kent, 16--19 April, 2012.

Registration:

If you plan to attend the workshop, you need to register for the BMC.

Invited Speakers

  • Tom Fisher (Cambridge)
  • Alexander Kasprzyk (Imperial)
  • Rachel Newton (Cambridge)
  • Damiano Testa (Warwick)

Programme: (all talks will take place in KS17, Keynes College)


Tuesday 17 April 2012

  • 13.30--14.30 Alexander Kasprzyk (Imperial)
    Hunting for Fano varieties via extremal Laurent polynomials
  • 14.45--15.15 Arsen Elkin (Warwick)
    Computing de Rham comohology of p-covers of the projective line in characteristic p
  • 15.30--16.30 Damiano Testa (Warwick)
    The surface of cuboids and Siegel modular threefolds

Wednesday 18 April 2012

  • 13.30--14.30 Rachel Newton (Cambridge)
    The Artin-Wedderburn Theorem and local Tate duality
  • 14.45--15.15 Shabieh Farwa (Sheffield)
    Exact holomorphic differentials in characteristics 2 and 3
  • 15.30--16.30 Tom Fisher (Cambridge)
    Visibility of Tate-Shafarevich groups in abelian threefolds