Hosts Tim BrowningTamas Hausel
Location Building West, Heinzel Seminar Room
Time Thursdays, 2pm (* =unusual time/place, check invitation file)


PLEASE NOTE: During to concerns about the COVID-19 virus we will be conducting seminars remotely via



Academic Year 2020 / 2021

Date Speaker Topic
October 01, 2020 Tom Baird (Memorial University of Newfoundland) E-polynomials of character varieties for real curves
October 08, 2020 Mirko Mauri (Max Planck Institute, Bonn) P=W conjectures for character varieties with symplectic resolution
October 15, 2020 Márton Hablicsek (Universiteit Leiden, NL) Virtual Classes of Representation Varieties of Upper Triangular Matrices via Topological Quantum Field Theories
October 22, 2020 Fernando R. Villegas (Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, ICTP, Italy) Character varieties of non-orientable surfaces
October 29, 2020 Davesh Maulik (MIT Mathematics) Cohomology of the moduli of Higgs bundles and the Hausel-Thaddeus conjecture
November 05, 2020 *3:30pm Jonathan Wang (MIT Mathematics) Spherical varieties and L-functions via geometric Langlands
November 12, 2020 Eloise Hamilton (IMJ-PRG, University of Paris) Moduli spaces for unstable Higgs bundles of rank 2 and their geometry
November 19, 2020 Sachi Hashimoto (Boston University, Massachusetts) Transcendental Brauer-Manin obstructions on some Calabi-Yau threefolds
November 26, 2020 Ariyan Javanpeykar (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) Hilbert's irreducibility theorem for abelian varieties
December 03, 2020 Tony Feng (MIT Mathematics) The geometric distribution of Selmer groups over function fields.
December 10, 2020 Arielle Leitner (Weizmann Institute of Science) Limits of the diagonal Cartan subgroup in SL(n,R) and SL(n, Q_p)
December 17, 2020 Lior Bary-Soroker (School of Mathematical Sciences of Tel Aviv University) TBA
January 07, 2021 Emmanuel Kowalski (ETH Zürich) TBA
January 14, 2021 *3pm Kirsten Wickelgren (Duke University, North Carolina) TBA
January 21, 2021 Otto Overkamp (Leibniz Universität Hannover) TBA
January 28, 2021 Jörg Jahnel (University of Siegen) TBA
March 11, 2021 Raf Cluckers (KU Leuven) TBA
May 06, 2021 Maria Yakerson TBA