Time: Thursdays 4pm
Manchester Geometry Seminar 2006/2007.
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.
Visit the main page to find more information about the seminar, in particular, programmes of talks for previous years.
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.
Informal Research Seminar on Geometry and Mathematical Physics
Double and Multiple Structures in Standard and Super Geometry
Thursdays 12-1pm in MSS/C19 and 2-3pm in MSS/C24. See details here.
- October 5:
Dr Aleksandr Pukhlikov, (University of Liverpool): The rationality problem and birational rigidity
- October 12:
Dr Theodore Voronov, (University of Manchester): Drinfeld's classical double and Mackenzie theory
- October 19:
Prof. Vladimir Sokolov, (L. D. Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics): Pair of commuting Hamiltonians quadratic in momenta
- October 26: CANCELLED
Dr Maxim Pavlov, (P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute): New Hamiltonian formalism of hydrodynamic type systems
- November 2: No seminar (reading week)
- November 9:
Dr Alexey Sevastyanov, (University of Aberdeen): A mass generation mechanism for gauge fields
- November 16:
Dr Benjamin Doyon, (University of Oxford): Solving Painlevé connection problems using two-dimensional integrable quantum field theory
- November 23:
Prof. Burt Totaro, (University of Cambridge): The geometry of Hilbert's 14th problem
- November 30:
(1) Dr Dmitry Leykin, (MIMS and Institute of Magnetism, Kiev): A canonical flat meromorphic connection on the universal bundle of Jacobians (Extra talk at 2.30pm, Room MSS/C013A)
(2) Dr Frank Neumann, (University of Leicester): Moduli stacks of vector bundles on algebraic curves and Frobenii (Regular time and location)
- December 7:
Prof. Vassily Gorbunov, (University of Aberdeen): Calculation of topological invariants suggested by mirror symmetry
- December 14: To be announced
Ted Voronov. 10 (23) November 2006