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Number Theory / Representation Theory Seminar, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  • When: Thursdays, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Where: Van Vleck B235
  • Please join the NT/RT mailing list: (you must be on a math department computer to use this link).

There is also an accompanying graduate-level seminar, which meets on Tuesdays.

[2018 Schedule]

Fall 2017 Semester

Date Speaker (click for homepage) Title (click for abstract)
Aug 24 Simon Marshall (UW)
Aug 31
Sept 7 David Zureick-Brown (Emory) Progress on Mazur’s program B
Sept 14 Solly Parenti (UW) Unitary CM Fields and the Colmez Conjecture
Sept 21 Chao Li (Columbia) Goldfeld's conjecture and congruences between Heegner points
Sept 28 Daniel Hast (UW) Rational points on solvable curves over Q via non-abelian Chabauty
Oct 5 Wanlin Li(UW) Vanishing of Dirichlet L-functions over function fields at the center of the critical strip
Oct 12 Matija Kazalicki (Zagreb) Supersingular zeros of divisor polynomials of elliptic curves of prime conductor and Watkins' conjecture
Oct 19 Andrew Bridy(Texas A&M) "Arboreal finite index for cubic polynomials"
Oct 26 Jiuya Wang(UW) "Malle's conjecture for compositum of number fields"
Nov 2 Carl Wang-Erickson(Imperial College) "The rank of the Eisenstein ideal"
Nov 9 Masahiro Nakahara (Rice University) "Index of fibrations and Brauer-Manin obstruction"
Nov 16 Joseph Gunther (UW and Orsay) "Irrational points on random hyperelliptic curves"
Nov 23 Meleagris Gallopavo (U. Turkey)
Nov 30 Reed Sarney(Center for Communications Research) "Zero-Cycles on Torsors under Linear Algebraic Groups"
Dec 7 Rafe Jones (Carleton College) " How do you (easily) find the genus of a plane curve? "
Dec 14 Robert Lemke Oliver (Tufts University) "Selmer groups, Tate-Shafarevich groups, and ranks of abelian varieties in quadratic twist families "
Dec 21

Organizer contact information

Naser Talebizadeh Sardari [1]

The seminar webpage for last semester, Fall 2016 is here.

The seminar webpage for last semester, Spring 2018 is here.

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