A weekly learning seminar at The University of Auckland for students to discuss various topics in pure mathematics, with an emphasis on geometry, topology and their connection to physics.
Time and Venue: Wednesdays at 2-3PM in room 303-257 unless indicated otherwise.
Organised by: Chi-Kwong Fok, Pedram Hekmati.
|21 August   (303-G15)||Elizabeth Jagersmo||The Reidemeister torsion|
|28 August   (1-2pm)||Olivia Sorto||The Wang-Ziller construction of Einstein metrics|
|4 September||Sean Carroll||Sheaf cohomology and schemes|
|11 September   (303-310)||Mostafa Raziebrahimsaraei||The Borel-Weil theorem|
|18 September||Lukas Zobernig||Moduli spaces of elliptic curves|
|25 September||Daniel Snell||Curved BGG sequences|
|2 October   (303-310)||Lukas Zobernig||Picard group of moduli spaces of curves|
|9 October   (303-G16)||Pedram Hekmati||Moduli spaces of flat connections|
|16 October   (303-G15)||Marcos Orseli||Introduction to symplectic geometry|
|23 October||Olivia Sorto||Einstein manifolds|
|30 October||Jeroen Schillewaert||Quasi-isometries|
|6 November||Alex Fok||Topological quantum field theory|
|13 November||Elizabeth Jagersmo||Analytic torsion and BF-theory|
|20 November||Lukas Zobernig||Physics Primer|
|27 November||Pedram Hekmati||Topological T-duality|