BC-MIT number theory seminar

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2016/17 schedule
September 13, 2016 (MIT, room 3-442)
3:00-4:00 Raf Cluckers (Université de Lille I)
4:30-5:30 Baiying Liu (Purdue University), "On the local converse theorem for p-adic GL_n"
October 18, 2016 (BC, Maloney 560)
3:00-4:00 Chantal David (Concordia University) "One-parameter families of elliptic curves with non-zero average root number"
4:30-5:30 Ali Altug (MIT) "On the interaction between the discrete and geometric parts of the trace formula"
November 15, 2016 (MIT, room 3-442)
3:00-4:00 Luca Candelori (Louisiana State University) "The transformation laws of algebraic theta functions"
4:30-5:30 Yuri Zarhin (Penn State) "Division by 2 on hyperelliptic curves and jacobians"
February 14, 2017 (BC, Maloney 560)
3:00-4:00 Philippe Michel (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) "The second moment of central value of twisted L-functions: proof and applications"
4:30-5:30 Lillian Pierce (Duke University) "p-torsion in class groups of number fields of arbitrary degree"
March 21, 2017 (MIT, room 4-149)
3:00-4:00 Tim Browning (University of Bristol) "Rational curves on smooth hypersurfaces of low degree"
4:30-5:30 Roger Heath-Brown (University of Oxford) "Gaps between smooth numbers"
April 4, 2017 (BC, Maloney 560)
3:00-4:00 James Maynard (University of Oxford) "Polynomials representing primes"
4:30-5:30 Kartik Prasanna (University of Michigan) "Hodge classes and the Jacquet-Langlands correspondence"

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

Organizers: Sol Friedberg, Ben Howard, Bjorn Poonen, Andrew Sutherland.

Also of interest:

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