Conferences - Seminars

21AUG
25AUG
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The method of Euler systems models L-functions of automorphic forms in terms of motivic or Galois cohomological data (Galois cohomology classes). It is a major tool in the proof of the known cases of the Bloch-Kato conjectures. The objective of the workshop is to introduce graduate students and junior researchers to the theory of Euler ... Read more about "Introductory Workshop on Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions"
28AUG
01SEP
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Euler systems have been powerful tools in the study of the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. As such, understanding more conceptually the constructions of Euler systems and relating these to other areas of mathematics such as representation theory could be of great interest. The goal of the conference will be to discuss novel constructions of Euler ... Read more about "Special Cycles on Shimura Varieties and Iwasawa Theory"
14SEP
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  17:15-18:15 BI A0 448

In this talk I will begin by introducing elliptic curves and some basic questions about them. After recalling what is known in the case of elliptic curves over the rational numbers, I will discuss some new heuristics and conjectures about how the group of points grows in towers of abelian extensions. This is joint work ... Read more about "Bernoulli Lecture - Some new conjectures about abelian points on elliptic curves"
By Karl Rubin (University of California, Irvine)
11DEC
15DEC
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This conference will conclude the semester program on "Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions". The goal will be to present recent advances in the constructions of Euler systems, their applications to the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture and Iwasawa theory. Emphasis will be given on novel results obtained during the semester. Read more about "Recent Developments on the Arithmetic of Special Values of L-functions"
By CIB
19MAR
23MAR
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Polish topological groups comprise all locally compact second countable groups, but also most interesting topological transformation groups such as homeomorphism and diffeomorphism groups of compact manifolds, isometry groups of separable complete metric spaces, and automorphism groups of countable model theoretical structures. While all of these classes had been intensively studied separately, there has recently been ... Read more about "Structure and dynamics of Polish groups conference"
26MAR
29MAR
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The topic of this workshop will be geometric group theory in a larger context. As is well known, there are close links between geometric group theory of finitely generated or locally compact groups and geometric non-linear functional analysis, i.e., the non-linear geometry of Banach spaces. While this has for a long time been seen as ... Read more about "Large scale geometry of Polish groups workshop"
18JUN
22JUN
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This is the last conference of the semester and will be of a more general nature than the earlier more specialized conferences and workshops of the program. It will cover broad aspects of descriptive set theory and its connections with other areas of mathematics. Read more about "Descriptive set theory conference"