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Mathematics Colloquia, Autumn Term

Autumn Term 2007/08

Organisers: Adam Epstein

Additional colloquia, titles and abstracts will be added as details become available.

Colloquia take place on Friday afternoons at 4.00pm, Lecture Room B3.02 in the Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building. They are directed towards a general mathematical audience. In particular, one the functions of these Colloquia is to inform non-specialists and graduate students about recent trends, ideas and results in some area of mathematics, or a closely related field.

Friday 7 September 2007 Jarek Wisniewski (Warsaw) Phylogenetic trees and algebraic geometry

Friday 14 September 2007 Mark Gross (San Diego) The tropical vertex

Friday 12 October 2007 Bjorn Sandstede (Sussex) Coherent structures in oscillatory media

Friday 19 October 2007 Boris Zilber (Oxford) Zariski geometries and quantum deformations of classical structures

Friday 26 October 2007 Brian Bowditch (Warwick) The angel problem 

Friday 2 November 2007 Andrzej Zuk (Jussieu) Amenability

Friday 9 November 2007 Ian Roulstone (Surrey) Kaehler geometry and the Navier-Stokes equations

Friday 16 November 2007 Pierre Vogel (Jussieu) The universal Lie algebra

Friday 23 November 2007 Anatoly Neishtadt (Loughborough) Separatrix crossings in slow-fast Hamiltonian systems

Friday 30 November 2007 Philip Welch (Bristol) The Definable Continuum Problem

Friday 7 December 2007 Simon Donaldson (Imperial) Extremal metrics on complex surfaces

Friday 14 December 2007 Christopher Hacon (Utah) Finite generation of the canonical ring

Tea is served in the Common Room in the Mathematics Institute from 3.00-4.00pm. The Colloquium will be followed by an informal reception (drinks and snacks) designed to give people the opportunity to have more contact with the speaker.

Aerial photograph of Maths Houses

See also:
Mathematics Research Centre
Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick (MIR@W)
Past Events 
Past Symposia 

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