Time: Thursdays 4pm
Manchester Geometry Seminar 2005/2006.
Location: Room M12, MSS building. School of Mathematics, Sackville Street, University of Manchester, Manchester M60 1QD.
See directions on the MIMS (Manchester Institute of Mathematical Sciences) page.
There is an accompanying postgraduate seminar: Geometry and Mathematical Physics
Notice also: Buchstaber's lectures
We meet about 3.45 to collect tea, then take it to the seminar room, where there will be biscuits. Each lecture begins at 4pm. Visit the main page to find more information about the seminar, in particular, programmes of talks for previous years.
- Monday September 12. Extraordinary session
Prof. Yoshiaki Maeda, (Keio University): Deformation quantization and gerbes
Dr Malkhaz Bakuradze, (Razmadze Mathematical Institute): Morava K-theory of some finite groups
- October 6:
Prof. Alexander Mikhailov, (University of Leeds): Reduction groups and automorphic Lie algebras
- October 13:
Dr Vitaliy Kurlin, (University of Liverpool): Compressed Drinfeld associators
- October 20 (joint session with Numerical Analysis Seminar):
Prof. Victor S. Ryaben'kii, (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics): The Difference Potential method
- October 27: No seminar
- November 3: No seminar (reading week)
- November 10:
Prof. Viacheslav Nikulin, (University of Liverpool): Real K3 surfaces
- November 17: (change of speaker)
Dr Alexander Odesskii, (University of Manchester): Yang-Baxter maps from factorization of matrix polynomials and theta-functions
- November 24:
Dr Samuel Wüthrich, (University of Sheffield): Rees rings in algebraic topology
- December 1:
Prof. Richard Szabo, (Herriot-Watt University): Topological strings, q-deformed Yang-Mills theory and Gromov-Witten invariants
- December 8:
Prof. Victor Buchstaber, (Steklov Mathematical Institute and University of Manchester): n-Valued groups: results and perspectives
The seminar will resume its work in February 2006.
Ted Voronov. 26 November/ 9 December 2005