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I will report on recent works, in part joint with Esnault—Srinivas, and with Jarden, on the finite presentability of several (profinite) groups arising in algebraic geometry and in number theory. These results build on a cohomological criterion of Lubotzky involving Euler characteristics. I will try to explain the analogy, rooted in arithmetic topology, between these results and classical facts about fundamental groups of three-dimensional manifolds. | I will report on recent works, in part joint with Esnault—Srinivas, and with Jarden, on the finite presentability of several (profinite) groups arising in algebraic geometry and in number theory. These results build on a cohomological criterion of Lubotzky involving Euler characteristics. I will try to explain the analogy, rooted in arithmetic topology, between these results and classical facts about fundamental groups of three-dimensional manifolds. | ||

== | == September 24, 2021, B239, [https://math.wisc.edu/staff/paul-sean/ Sean Paul] (UW-Madison) == | ||

== October 1, 2021, B239, [https://people.math.wisc.edu/~andreic/ Andrei Caldararu] (UW-Madison) == | == October 1, 2021, B239, [https://people.math.wisc.edu/~andreic/ Andrei Caldararu] (UW-Madison) == |

## Revision as of 18:32, 8 September 2021

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# Fall 2021

## September 17, 2021, B239, Mark Shusterman (Harvard)

(hosted by Gurevich)

**Finitely Presented Groups in Arithmetic Geometry**

I will report on recent works, in part joint with Esnault—Srinivas, and with Jarden, on the finite presentability of several (profinite) groups arising in algebraic geometry and in number theory. These results build on a cohomological criterion of Lubotzky involving Euler characteristics. I will try to explain the analogy, rooted in arithmetic topology, between these results and classical facts about fundamental groups of three-dimensional manifolds.

## September 24, 2021, B239, Sean Paul (UW-Madison)

## October 1, 2021, B239, Andrei Caldararu (UW-Madison)

## October 8, 2021, Zoom, Jon Chapman (University of Oxford)

(Wasow lecture; hosted by Thiffeault)

## October 11, 13, 15, 2021, Zoom, **[Mon, Wed, Fri 4-5pm]**, Geordie Williamson (University of Sydney)

(Special lecture series; hosted by Gurevich)

## October 22, 2021, Zoom, Vera Serganova (UC Berkeley)

(hosted by Gurevich/Gorin)

## October 29, 2021 , Alexandru Ionescu (Princeton University)

(hosted by Wainger)

## November 5, 2021 , Jayadev S. Athreya (University of Washington)

(hosted by Uyanik)

## November 12, 2021 , Kasso Okoudjou (Tufts University)

(hosted by Stovall)

## Nov. 19, 2021 , TBA (TBA)

(reserved by the hiring committee)

## Dec. 3, 2021 , TBA (TBA)

(reserved by the hiring committee)

## Dec. 10, 2021 , TBA (TBA)

(reserved by the hiring committee)