Brian Hartley Memorial Day

8th October, 2014

We are pleased to announce a one-day algebra meeting in Manchester dedicated to the memory of the late Brian Hartley who died 20 years ago on October 8, 1994. The meeting is supported by an LMS conference grant.

We are delighted that Brian Hartley's daughter Catherine Barber-Brown has accepted our invitation to attend the event as a guest of honour.

Limited funding is available to support UK postgraduate travel expenses. Apply via the registration form (link below).


12pm-1pm Registration/Buffet Lunch
1pm-1.15pm Welcome and opening address

Alex Zalesski (Minsk)

Restriction of the Steinberg representation of orthogonal groups to the orthogonal subgroup of one less dimension.


Mahmut Kuzucuo─člu (Ankara)

Automorphisms of Homogenous Finitary Symmetric Groups. (Abstract)

3.30pm-4pm Coffee break

Dan Segal (Oxford)

‘Subgroups of finite index in profinite groups’, 35 years on. (Abstract)

5pm-5.45pm Wine reception
6pm Dinner

All talks will take place in the Frank Adams Room, Alan Turing Building, The University of Manchester.


All are welcome. Participation is free, but to help us with our planning, please register here if you wish to attend.

This page will be updated regularly. With any queries, please contact the organiser: Ralph Stöhr.

The administrator is Jenny Gradwell.



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