BC-MIT number theory seminar




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2018/19 schedule
October 16, 2018 (BC, Maloney 560)
3:00-4:00 Rachel Ollivier (UBC): A derived Hecke algebra in the context of the mod p Langlands program
4:30-5:30 Xinwen Zhu (Caltech): Selmer groups for certain Rankin-Selberg L-functions
November 6, 2018 (MIT, 2-449)
3:00-4:00 Manish Patnaik (University of Alberta): Adjoint L-functions and Loop Groups over Function Fields
4:30-5:30 Akshay Venkatesh (Stanford/IAS): Heights of motives and heights of modular forms
December 11, 2018 (BC, Maloney 560)
3:00-4:00 Jayce Getz (Duke University): On triple product L functions for GL(3)
4:30-5:30 Brian Lawrence (University of Chicago): Bounding points on curves using p-adic hodge theory
February 12, 2019 (MIT, 2-449)
3:00-4:00 A.C. Cojocaru (University of Illinois at Chicago): Questions about the reductions modulo primes of an elliptic curve
4:30-5:30 Dino Lorenzini (University of Georgia): New points on curves
April 9, 2019 (BC, Maloney 560)
3:00-4:00 Shuichiro Takeda (University of Missouri): Subrepresentation theorems for p-adic symmetric spaces
4:30-5:30 Kumar Murty (University of Toronto): Kummer's conjecture
May 14, 2019 (MIT, 4-237)
3:00-4:00 Sophie Morel (Princeton University): Combinatorial proof of a character identity
4:30-5:30 Peter Sarnak (Princeton University): The topologies of random real algebraic hypersufaces and nodal sets of monochromatic waves


Abstracts for the talks (and talks of previous years).

Organizers: Sol Friedberg, Ben Howard, Keerthi Madapusi Pera, Bjorn Poonen, Andrew Sutherland, Zhiwei Yun, Wei Zhang,



Also of interest:

BC number theory and algebraic geometry seminar
MIT number theory seminar
BU number theory seminar
Harvard seminar calendar
STAGE seminar