Week

Date

Speaker

Notes

Notetaker

3

12/10/10

Meeting





4

19/10/10

Eugenia Cheng

Introduction to operads and loop spaces

Abbasirad

5

26/10/10

Tim Eardley

Elliptic curves with complex
multiplication

AlBoshmki

6

02/11/10

Nadia Gheith

Introduction to coarse geometry and
coarse invariants

Athorne

7

09/11/10

Reading week





8

16/11/10

Philip Eve

Exploring a family of algebraic varieties

Dowell

9

23/11/10

Thomas Cottrell

Simplicial sets and the nerve
construction

Elliott

10

30/11/10

No seminar





11

07/11/10

Shabieh Farwa

The RiemannRoch Theorem

Kedziorek

12

14/11/10









Semester 2





1

08/02/11

Khairia Mira 


 
2

15/02/11

Nadia Gheith

Model categories

Tsaltas

3

22/02/11

Magdalena Kedziorek

Mackey functors

Abbasirad

4

01/03/11

Mohammad AlBoshmki

Steenrod algebra

Elliott

5

08/03/11

Tom Athorne

Topos theory: an ahistorical
introduction

AlBoshmki

6

15/03/11

Konstantinos Tsaltas

Modular forms and prime numbers in
quadratic fields

Athorne

7

22/03/11

Jonathan Elliott

An introduction to enriched
categories

Dowell

8

29/03/11

Victoria Quigley

An introduction to C*algebras and
the GelfandNaimark theorem

Kedziorek

9

05/04/11

Mohammad Abbasirad

Generalised homotopy theory in
model categories

Quigley

Holidays





10

03/05/11

no talk




11

10/05/11

David
Dowell




12

17/05/11








