Academic year 2019/20

Date Speaker Topic
October 16, 2019 Marek Filakovský Embeddability of simplicial complexes is undecidable
October 23, 2019 Francesca Balestrieri Uniformity results for Brauer groups of Kummer varieties and applications to rational points
October 30, 2019 Tal Horesh Equidistribution Properties of Primitive Vectors
November 6, 2019 Alec Shute Campana points and square-full numbers
November 13, 2019 Florian Wilsch Integral points of bounded height via universal torsors
November 20, 2019 Dante Bonolis Pólya-Vinogradov inequality: a modern tragedy
November 27, 2019 Nick Rome Fibrations with few rational points
December 04, 2019 Tim Browning, Nick Rome A question of Wooley: progress report and a call for help
December 11, 2019 Tim Browning The geometric sieve for affine space
December 18, 2019 Maria Anna Sisak What the Hecke operators
January 08, 2020 Nils Gubela Wuthering heights: counting rational points on a toric surface
January 15, 2020 Julian Lyczak On the study of integral points in a family
January 22, 2020 Julian Lyczak Schmidt 1: interpretation
January 29, 2020 Tal Horesh Schmidt 2: background
February 05, 2020 Florian Wilsch Intermezzo: heights and line bundles
February 12, 2020 Tal Horesh & Alec Shute Schmidt 3: proof of asymptotics
February 19, 2020 Tal Horesh & Alec Shute Schmidt 4: finishing up (i)
February 26, 2020 Alec Shute Schmidt 5: finishing up (ii)
March 04, 2020 Damaris Schindler Manin-Campana for toric varieties
March 11, 2020 Francesca Balestrieri Poonen-Slavov and random hyperplane sections
March 18, 2020 Dante Bonolis The power sieve and character sums d'après Munshi
March 25, 2020 Julian Lyczak Erdös-Strauss cubic surface d'après Bright and Loughran
April 01, 2020 Zhizhong Huang Arithmetic purity and the geometric sieve
April 08, 2020 Kevin Destagnol Symmetric products and Manin's conjecture
April 15, 2020 Adelina Manzateanu Failures of the Hasse norm theorem in characteristic p
April 22, 2020 Nick Rome On a paper of Bombieri and Bourgain
April 29, 2020 Alec Shute Strong approximation and Markoff triples
May 06, 2020 Dante Bonolis Expanders and sieves
May 13, 2020 Francesca Balestrieri Generalised obstructions due to Corwin and Schlank
May 20, 2020 Jennifer Park Average ranks of elliptic curves à la Brumner
May 27, 2020 Carlo Pagano Random Pell equations
June 03, 2020 Efthymios Sofos TBA
June 10, 2020 All Research Snapshots (i)
June 17, 2020 All Research Snapshots (ii)
June 24, 2020 Vinay Kumaraswamy A paper of Sarnak and Wong
July 08, 2020 Nick Rome Stacky failures of the Hasse principle