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Unless otherwise specified, the seminars are held on Mondays at 15:00 in Room B3.03 – Mathematics Institute

2018-19 Term 1

Organiser: David Lowry-Duda

8 October

Samir Siksek (University of Warwick)

On the asymptotic Fermat conjecture

15 October

Ariel Weiss (University of Sheffield)

Irreducibility of Galois representations associated to low weight Siegel modular forms

22 October

Kim Logan (University if Minnesota)

Zeros of $L$-functions and unbounded operators

29 October

Martin Orr (University of Warwick)

Unlikely intersections and E x CM abelian surfaces

5 November

Olivia Beckwith (University of Bristol)

Indivisibility and divisibility of class numbers of imaginary quadratic fields

12 November

Thomas Bloom (Cambridge University)

Diophantine approximation, GCD sums, and the sum-product phenomenon

19 November

Alain Kraus (Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie - Paris VI)

Asymptotic Fermat's Last Theorem and cyclotomic Z_2-extensions

26 November

Kwok-Wing Tsoi (King's College)

On higher special elements of p-adic representations

3 December

Nuno Freitas (University of Warwick)

The modular method, Frey abelian varieties and Fermat-type equations

7 December (Friday)

Minhyong Kim (Oxford)

Diophantine geometry and principal bundles