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Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry, British Mathematical Colloquium, Kent

Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry



This workshop is part of the 2012 British Mathematical Colloquium, held at the University of Kent, 16--19 April, 2012.


If you plan to attend the workshop, you need to register for the BMC.

Invited Speakers

  • Tom Fisher (Cambridge)
  • Alexander Kasprzyk (Imperial)
  • Rachel Newton (Cambridge)
  • Damiano Testa (Warwick)

Programme: (all talks will take place in KS17, Keynes College)

Tuesday 17 April 2012

  • 13.30--14.30 Alexander Kasprzyk (Imperial)
    Hunting for Fano varieties via extremal Laurent polynomials
  • 14.45--15.15 Arsen Elkin (Warwick)
    Computing de Rham comohology of p-covers of the projective line in characteristic p
  • 15.30--16.30 Damiano Testa (Warwick)
    The surface of cuboids and Siegel modular threefolds

Wednesday 18 April 2012

  • 13.30--14.30 Rachel Newton (Cambridge)
    The Artin-Wedderburn Theorem and local Tate duality
  • 14.45--15.15 Shabieh Farwa (Sheffield)
    Exact holomorphic differentials in characteristics 2 and 3
  • 15.30--16.30 Tom Fisher (Cambridge)
    Visibility of Tate-Shafarevich groups in abelian threefolds