Time: Thursdays 4pm
Manchester Geometry Seminar 2005/2006.
Location: Room G.15, Newman Building, Booth Street East, Manchester (see directions). The seminar is preceded by tea and biscuits in the seminar room (Newman G15) at 3.45pm.
(There is an accompanying postgraduate seminar: Geometry and Mathematical Physics)
Notice also: Buchstaber's lectures (resume on February 6)
Each lecture begins at 4pm. Visit the main page to find more information about the seminar.
Easter break: 3 -- 23 April. Latin Easter: Sunday 16 April; Orthodox Easter: Sunday 23 April (10 April o.s.).
February 2: Joint seminar with Dynamical Systems
Prof. Robert L. Devaney, (Boston University): Singular perturbations of complex rational maps
- February 9:
Dr David Gepner, (University of Sheffield): Homotopy theory of orbifolds and orbispaces
- February 16:
Dr Jonathan Woolf, (University of Liverpool): Signatures and Witt spaces
- February 23:
Dr Eugene Ferapontov, (Loughborough University): On integrability of multi-dimensional quasilinear systems
- March 2: Joint seminar with Algebra
Dr Alina Vdovina, (University of Newcastle): Construction of some torsion free hyperbolic groups with property (T)
- March 9:
Dr Gerasim Kokarev, (University of Edinburgh): On the topology of the evaluation map from a diffeomorphism group and rational curves
- March 16:
Prof. Ulrike Tillmann, (Oxford University): Braids, mapping class groups and categorical group completion
- March 23:
Prof. Nikolai Mnev, (St.-Petersburg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute): Combinatorics of the classical classifying spaces
- March 30:
Dr Andrey Mironov, (Sobolev Institute of Mathematics): On commuting ordinary differential operators
Ted Voronov. 11 (24) April 2006