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Junior Geometry and Topology Seminar (GATEWAY) 2016-2017

Term 2

Date Room Name Title
27 February 2017 MS.05 Federico Vigolo
(University of Oxford)
An introduction to expanders and how to construct them
6 March 2017 MS.05 Katie Vokes
(University of Warwick)
Geometry of the separating curve graph
13 March 2017 MS.05 Victor González Moreno
(Royal Holloway University of London)
Classifying spaces for families of subgroups

Term 3

Date
Room
Name
Title
24 April 2017 MS.05 Elia Fioravanti
(University of Oxford)
​​An introduction to CAT(0) cube complexes
2 May 2017 MS.05 Nicolaus Heuer
(University of Oxford)
(Bounded) Cohomology of groups
8 May 2017 MS.05 Ronja Kuhne
(University of Warwick)
Train tracks, curves and efficient position
15 May 2017 MS.05 Andreas Bode
(University of Cambridge)
Coadmissible D-modules on rigid analytic flag varieties
22 May 2017 MS.05 Alex Wendland
(University of Warwick)
Finiteness conditions in infinite groups
30 May 2017 MS.05 George Kenison
(University of Warwick)
Asymptotics comparing length functions on free groups
5 June 2017 MS.05 Louis Bonthrone
(University of Warwick)
** CANCELLED ** Ricci flow with cone singularities
12 June 2017 MS.05 María Cumplido
(Université Rennes 1/Universidad de Sevilla)
On the genericity of pseudo-Anosov elements in the mapping class group of a surface (with Bert Wiest)
16 June 2017 B3.02 Federica Fanoni
(Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn)
Mapping class group orbits of non-simple curves
19 June 2017 MS.05 Claudius Zibrowius
(University of Cambridge)
On the Fukaya category of marked surfaces via curved complexes