Friday, 6 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
COLLOQUIUM 
Micheal P. MestertonGibbons (Tallahassee) 
Damselfly duels, stomatopod strife and other animal contests: insights from evolutionary games 

Monday, 9 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra Seminar 
G. Havas (Brisbane) 
Groups of Deficiency Zero 

Monday, 9 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry & Groups Seminar 
D.B.A. Epstein (Warwick) 
Extending homeomorphisms from the circle to the disk 

Tuesday, 10 October, 1995 
12:00 am 
Room Quiet Room 
Algebraic Geometry 
A.V. Pukhlikov (Moscow) 
Birational geometry and untwisting (start of lecture course) 

Tuesday, 10 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
Algebraic Geometry 
A.V. Pukhlikov (Moscow) 
Birational geometry and untwisting (continued) 

Tuesday, 10 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 
Stefano Luzzatto (Warwick) 
Lorenzlike attractors without invariant foliations 

Thursday, 12 October, 1995 


COW/WAG 

The COW meets in Cambridge with speakers C. Anand (McGill & Warwick) and H. Esnault (Essen) 

Monday, 16 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry/Topology Seminar 
Jane Paterson (Melbourne/Cambridge) 
Immersed incompressible surfaces and the topological rigidity of 3manifolds 

Tuesday, 17 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
Tan Lei (Warwick) 
Similarity and selfsimilarityfor Julia sets and the Mandelbrot set 

Tuesday, 17 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Physics 
Ines Cruz (Warwick) 
Local Structure of Poisson Manifolds 

Thursday, 19 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra Seminar 
Richard Lissaman (Warwick) 
A Generalisation of Dedekind Domains 

Thursday, 19 October, 1995 
3:15 pm 
Room 2 
COW/WAG 
K. Altmann (Berlin) 
Deformation of toric Gorenstein 3folds, or the long rectangle 

Thursday, 19 October, 1995 
11:00 pm 
Room 2 
COW/WAG 
Y. Ito (Tokyo) 
Crepant resolution of qoutient singularities and the McKay correspondence for finite subgroups of SL(3,C) 

Friday, 20 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
S. Mukai (Nagoya) 
Simultaneous construction of simple Lie algebras via projective geometry 

Sunday, 22 October, 1995 
11:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry Seminar 
K. Altmann (Berlin) 
Deformation of toric varieties 

Monday, 23 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Groups Seminar 
M.J. Dunwoody (Southampton) 
Unstable Group Actions on Âtrees 

Tuesday, 24 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
Hans Henrik Rugh (Warwick) 
Examples in hyperbolic analytic dynamics 

Thursday, 26 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra Seminar 
Irina Suprunenko (Minsk) 
Unipotent elements in representations of simple algebraic groups 

Thursday, 26 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
COW/WAG 
Peter Gothen (Oporto) 
Topology of moduli of Higgs bundles 

Friday, 27 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Simon Donaldson (Oxford) 
Symplectic geometry and almost complex analysis 

Saturday, 28 October, 1995 
12:00 am 
Room 2 
WAG 
P.M.H. Wilson (DPMMS, Cambridge) 
Symplectic deformations of CalabiYau 3folds 

Saturday, 28 October, 1995 
10:30 am 
Room 2 
Warwick Algebraic Geometry weekend 
S. Mukai (Nagoya) 
The BrillNoether problem for vector bundles on a curve, with application to Fano 3folds 

Saturday, 28 October, 1995 
2:30 pm 
Room 2 
WAG 
Y. Namikawa (MPI and Warwick) 
Deformations of singular CalabiYau 3folds 

Saturday, 28 October, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
WAG 
S. Mori (RIMS, Kyoto) 
Quotients by groupoids 

Sunday, 29 October, 1995 
12:00 am 
Room 2 
WAG 
N.I. ShepherdBarron (DPMMS, Cambridge) 
Icosahedral Galois extensions and Abelian varieties 

Sunday, 29 October, 1995 
10:30 am 
Room 2 
WAG 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
The bicanonical map of a canonical surface 

Tuesday, 31 October, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
David Rand (Warwick) 
Renormalisation and Anosov diffeomorphisms of a surface 

Friday, 3 November, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Mehrdad Shahshahani 
Group representations and the wave equation 

Monday, 6 November, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Groups 
Michael Batty (Warwick) 
Groups acting on QuasiTrees 

Tuesday, 7 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
Sebastian van Strien (Amsterdam) 
The geometry, topology and stability of the Julia sets of real polynomials. 

Tuesday, 7 November, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Physics Seminar 
M. Micallef (Warwick) 
Minimal surfaces in 4manifolds. 

Wednesday, 8 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Nonlinear Dynamics 
Peter Ashwin (Nice) 
Robust Homoclinic Sets 

Thursday, 9 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra Seminar 
J. McConnell (Leeds) 
Division Algebras: Beyond the Quaternions 

Friday, 10 November, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
David Fowler (Warwick) 
Roots and powers 

Monday, 13 November, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Groups 
M. Sageev (Southampton) 
Descending sequences of codimension one subgroups 

Tuesday, 14 November, 1995 
12:15 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
Algebraic Geometry 
A.V. Pukhlikov (Moscow) 
Birational geometry and untwisting (final lecture of series) 

Tuesday, 14 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theroy & Dynamical Systems 
Torsten Fischer (Warwick) 
The PoincaréBirkhoff fixed point theorem 

Tuesday, 14 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
WAG 
S. Mukai (Nagoya) 
Isogenies of K3 surfaces 

Tuesday, 14 November, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Physics Seminar 
John Wood (Leeds) 
The space of harmonic maps of 2speres in ÇP2 

Thursday, 16 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
Bert Wiest (Warwick) 
Algorithms for detecting the 3sphere after Matveev (1 of 2) 

Thursday, 16 November, 1995 
3:15 pm 
Room 2 
COW/WAG 
Y. Kachi (Tokyo) 
External contractions from 4folds to 3folds. 

Thursday, 16 November, 1995 
5:00 pm 
Room 2 
COW/WAG 
M. Mella (Trento) 
3folds of small degree 

Friday, 17 November, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Paul Blackmore (Staff Developement Unit, Warwick) 
Personal transferable skills 

Tuesday, 21 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
D. Gatzouras (Cambridge) 
Hausdorff dimension of some selfaffine sets 

Thursday, 23 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
Bert Wiest (Warwick) 
Algorithms for detecting the 3sphere after Matveev (2 of 2) 

Monday, 27 November, 1995 
3:00 pm 
Room 2 
Nonlinear Dynamics 
Adam Kowalewski (Krakow) 
Optimal control of hyperbolic systems with time delays 

Wednesday, 29 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Department Lecture 
Sir Peter SwinnertonDyer (Cambridge) 
Diophantine Equations: a survey of the geometric approach 

Wednesday, 29 November, 1995 
3:00 pm 
Room 1 
Department Lecture 
Sir Peter SwinnertonDyer (Cambridge) 
Diophantine Equations: a survey of the geometric approach (cont'd) 

Thursday, 30 November, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra Seminar 
M.L. Nazarov (Swansea) 
Yangians and Capelli Identities 

Thursday, 30 November, 1995 
3:15 pm 
Room 2 
COW/WAG 
Kawamata (Tokyo) 
On Fujita's conjecture 

Thursday, 30 November, 1995 
5:00 pm 
Room 2 
COW/WAG 
T.B.A. 
T.B.A. 

Friday, 1 December, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Ian Porteous (Liverpool) 
1696, 1795, 1896, 1995? 

Wednesday, 6 December, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
V. Afraimovich (Georgia) 
Homoclinic points of Zd actions and spatial chaos in lattice dynamical systems 

Thursday, 7 December, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebra Seminar 
R.B. Howlett (Sydney) 
Minimal Length Conjugacy Class Elements in Coxeter Groups 

Friday, 8 December, 1995 



AGE annual scientific review 8 December  10 December 1995 
Weekend meeting of the EC HCM project Algebraic Geometry in Europe (advertised separately). There will be 810 lectures from 2:00 pm Friday 8 December to 13:00 pm Sunday 10 December. 

Friday, 8 December, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Freedom and very ampleness: the restriction method 

Friday, 8 December, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
A. Conte (Torino) 
The correspondence between Castelnuovo and Enriques 

Saturday, 9 December, 1995 
9:30 am 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
Markushevich 
Lagrangian families of Jacobians 

Saturday, 9 December, 1995 
11:00 am 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
M. Rossi 
Hodge theory on some invariant 3folds 

Saturday, 9 December, 1995 
12:15 pm 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
M. Leonne 
Diffeomorphism groups of elliptic surfaces and their action on H2 

Saturday, 9 December, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
O. Kuechle 
On Seshardri constants 

Sunday, 10 December, 1995 
11:00 am 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
H. Kurke 
Vector bundles and framed local jumps 

Sunday, 10 December, 1995 
12:15 pm 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
Mendes Lopes 
Surfaces with 2K not birational 

Sunday, 10 December, 1995 
9:30 pm 
Room 2 
AGE annual scientific review 
W. Oxbury 
Pryms and spin 

Monday, 11 December, 1995 



Warwick symposium on Algebraic Geometry 3folds conference 
Conference Monday 11 December to Saturday 16 December 1995 (advertised separately). There will be about 20 lectures from 11:00 pm Monday 11 December to 13:00 pm Saturday 16 December 1995. 

Monday, 11 December, 1995 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 

Kawamata 
Subadjunction of log canonical divisors for a codim 2 subvariety. 

Monday, 11 December, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Pukhlikov 
Maximal singularities of linear systems on Fano varieties 

Monday, 11 December, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Andreatta 
Contractions on a smooth 4fold, some examples 

Tuesday, 12 December, 1995 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Corti 
Birational geometry of uniruled 3folds, a survey 

Tuesday, 12 December, 1995 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Tankeev 
Recent results on the hodge and MumfordTate conjectures for Abelian varieties 

Tuesday, 12 December, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Kachi 
Some 4folds flips 

Tuesday, 12 December, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Markushevich 
Resolutions of canonical singularities of dimension 3 

Wednesday, 13 December, 1995 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Ito 
Hilbert schemes and simple singularities 

Wednesday, 13 December, 1995 
12:15 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Ran 
Period maps 

Wednesday, 13 December, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Takahashi 
Counting affine lines in Á2 minus a cubic 

Wednesday, 13 December, 1995 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Kollár 
Rational curves in the plane 

Wednesday, 13 December, 1995 
11:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Prokhorov 
(with Iskhovskikh) Recent results on conic bundles 

Thursday, 14 December, 1995 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Helmke 
On Fujita's conjecture 

Thursday, 14 December, 1995 
11:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Alexeev 
On complete moduli of Abelian varieties 

Friday, 15 December, 1995 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Namikawa (MPI and Warwick) 
Deformation theory of CalabiYau 3folds and certain invariants of singularities 

Friday, 15 December, 1995 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Wilson 
Symplectic deformations of CalabiYaus 

Friday, 15 December, 1995 
4:30 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
20 years of 3folds, an old person's view 

Friday, 15 December, 1995 
11:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Beltrametti 
On the adjunction mapping 

Saturday, 16 December, 1995 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Oguiso 
CalabiYau 3folds quasiproduct type 

Saturday, 16 December, 1995 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Mella 
3folds of small degree 

Saturday, 16 December, 1995 
12:15 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Mezzetti 
3folds in Á5 with 3dimensional family of plane curves 

Tuesday, 16 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Pascale Roesch (Lyon) 
On the local connectivity of Julia sets 

Tuesday, 16 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 

Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
SeibergWitten invariants and symplectic 4manifolds I 

Tuesday, 16 January, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometric Groups 
D.B.A. Epstein (Warwick) 
Conjugacy in hyperbolic groups 

Wednesday, 17 January, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory Seminar 
Mark Roberts (Warwick) 
Relative equilibria in molecules 

Thursday, 18 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces I 

Tuesday, 23 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 

Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
SeibergWitten invariants and symplectic 4manifolds II 

Tuesday, 23 January, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometric Groups 
V. Kaimanovich (Manchester) 
Amenability of group actions and random walks on hyperbolic groups 

Wednesday, 24 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 

Vladimir Zakharov (Arizona/Landau Institute,Moscow) 
Kolmogorov spectra and the longtime asymptotics of nonlinear PDEs 

Thursday, 25 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces II 

Tuesday, 30 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 

Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
SeibergWitten invariants and symplectic 4manifolds III 

Tuesday, 30 January, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometric Groups 
E.L. Swenson (Southampton) 
Geometric Groups of isometries of negatively curved spaces 

Wednesday, 31 January, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory Seminar 
Jonathan Sherratt (Warwick) 
Chaotic Wakes behind invasion in PredatorPrey Models 

Thursday, 1 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces III 

Tuesday, 6 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
Nuria Fagella (Barcelona) 
Homeomorphisms between limbs of the Mandelbrot set: surgery 

Tuesday, 6 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 

Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
SeibergWitten invariants and symplectic 4manifolds IV 

Tuesday, 6 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry and Groups Seminar 
Micheal Batty (Warwick) 
Groups acting on Quasitrees 

Wednesday, 7 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory 
Greg King (Warwick) 
Biological neural networks applied to eccentric behaviour of nonbiological particles between rotating cylinders 

Thursday, 8 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces IV 

Friday, 9 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry and Physics 
Mario Micallef (Warwick) 
Minimal surfaces in 4manifolds (II) 

Tuesday, 13 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 

Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
SeibergWitten invariants and symplectic 4manifolds V 

Tuesday, 13 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
Anthony Quas (Cambridge) 
The Bernoulli property d»continuity of gmeasures and Gibbs Measures 

Tuesday, 13 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry and groups 
Murray Macbeath (Warwick) 
Generating functions and counting conjugacy classes 

Wednesday, 14 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory 
Ian Stewart (Warwick) 
Broken symmetry and the onset of polymorphism in population of organisms 

Friday, 16 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Alistair King 
The algebraic cohomology of a moduli space 

Tuesday, 20 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
Oliver Jenkinson (Warwick) 
Smooth rigidity of conjugacies 

Tuesday, 20 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 

Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
SeibergWitten invariants and symplectic 4manifolds VI 

Tuesday, 20 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometric Groups Seminar 
Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Bending quasi Fuchsian groups 

Wednesday, 21 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Special Lecture 
JeanClaude Hausmann (Geneva) 
The Topology and Symplectic Geometry of Polygon Spaces 

Wednesday, 21 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory 
Gianne Derks (Surrey) 
Approximations with families of relative equilibria in Hamiltonian systems with dissipation 

Thursday, 22 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces V 

Friday, 23 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Alexei Rudakov (Moscow/Brandeis) 
Algebraic vector bundles on P^2 and Del Pezzo surfaces: an attempt of classification 

Friday, 23 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Richard Taylor (Oxford) 
Galois groups and modular forms 

Tuesday, 27 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
Algebra Seminar 
Darren Hurt (Warwick) 
Automatic Coset Systems and Subgroup Presentations 

Tuesday, 27 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
John Lowenstein (New York/QMW) 
Dynamical generation of quasiperiodic structures on a square lattice 

Tuesday, 27 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 

Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
SeibergWitten invariants and symplectic 4manifolds VII 

Tuesday, 27 February, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometric Groups Seminar 
Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Word and conjugacy problem in Fuchsian groups 

Wednesday, 28 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room Quiet Room 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory 
Ludmila Yakushevich (Pushchino) 
Nonlinear mathematical models of the internal DNA dynamics 

Thursday, 29 February, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces VI 

Friday, 1 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometric Groups Seminar 
S.J. Patterson (Geottingen) 
Scattering theory and dynamics for Kleinian groups 

Friday, 1 March, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Mikhail Kapranov 
Modular operads and moduli spaces of algebraic curves 

Tuesday, 5 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
SW Seminar VIII 
Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
The minimal genus of embedded surfaces 

Tuesday, 5 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Bill Parry (Warwick) 
Automorphisms of the Bernoulli endomorphism 

Tuesday, 5 March, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room 1 
WAG  Vector Bundles and Mutations 
J.M. Drezet (Paris) 
Abstract spaces of morphisms and mutations 

Tuesday, 5 March, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometric Group Theory 
Phil Bowers (Florida/Cambridge) 
Boundaries of CAT(0) groups 

Tuesday, 5 March, 1996 
5:00 pm 
Room 1 
WAG  Vector Bundles and Mutations 
A. Gorodentsev (Moscow) 
Helix theory and Diophantine approximation 

Wednesday, 6 March, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room 1 
WAG  Vector Bundles and Mutations 
A. Bondel (Bonn/Moscow) 
Reconstruction of a variety from its derived category 

Wednesday, 6 March, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory Seminar 
Nigel Burroughs (Warwick) 
Tracing the disappearing solitons in a perturbed SineGordon equation 

Wednesday, 6 March, 1996 
5:00 pm 
Room 1 
WAG  Vector Bundles and Mutations 
D. Orlov (Moscow) 
Derived categories and birational transformations 

Thursday, 7 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces VII 

Tuesday, 12 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
SW Seminar IX 
Dietmar Salamon (Warwick) 
The Thom conjecture for symplectic 4manifolds with b+ = 1 

Tuesday, 12 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Dan Sørenson (Parissud) 
Nonlocally connected quadratic Julia sets of the very satellite type 

Thursday, 14 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Topology Seminar 
John Jones (Warwick) 
Elliptic cohomology, conformal field theory, and analysis on loop spaces VIII 

Thursday, 14 March, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Hans Henrik Rugh (Warwick) 
Chaos and scaling in lattice gauge theory 

Monday, 25 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
B. Dubrovin 
Quantum cohomologies and Painlevé equations 

Monday, 25 March, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
D. Huybrechts 
Deformations of compact hyperkähler manifolds 

Tuesday, 26 March, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
V. Ginsburg 
Doubleloop groups, Hecke algebras and Gbundles on elliptic curves 

Tuesday, 26 March, 1996 
2:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Duff 
Ten to eleven: it is not too late, I 

Tuesday, 26 March, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Raina 
Algebraic geometry and model quantum field theory on a curve 

Wednesday, 27 March, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
K. Fukaya 
The Arnol'd conjecture and the GromovWitten invariant 

Wednesday, 27 March, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
B. van Geeman 
Hitchins connection, hyperelliptic curves and orthogonal groups 

Wednesday, 27 March, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
R. Donagi 
An introduction to (the physics of) SW theory. 

Thursday, 28 March, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
C. Anand 
Solitons in (2+1) dimensions, harmonic maps and holomorphic bundles 

Thursday, 28 March, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
G. Segal 
Adelic Grassmannians and the CalogeroMoser system 

Thursday, 28 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
N. Manton 
Monopoles and metrics 

Thursday, 28 March, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
G. Gibbons 
Monopoles of distinct types: harmonic forms geodesics 

Friday, 29 March, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
R. Donagi 
Supersymmetric YangMills and integrable systems 

Friday, 29 March, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
N. Hitchin 
Theta functions and hyperkähler potentials 

Friday, 29 March, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
D. Olive 
Exact electromagnetic duality 

Friday, 29 March, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Dzhumadil'daev 
Virasoro type Lie algebras 

Saturday, 30 March, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
J. Rabin 
N=2 super Riemann surfaces and the Jacobians of dual supercurves 

Saturday, 30 March, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
V. Pidstrigach 
Donaldson SW invariants 

Saturday, 30 March, 1996 
12:15 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
J. Huebschmann 
Extended moduli spaces and the Kan construction 

Monday, 1 April, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
K. Fukaya 
Open strings, Morse homotopy, and ChernSimons perturbation theory 

Monday, 1 April, 1996 
2:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Duff 
Ten to eleven: it is not too late, II 

Monday, 1 April, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
I. Newton 
Remarks on recent results of Mr. Leibnitz 

Monday, 1 April, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
T. Nitta 
Hypergeometries function and metric on YangMills moduli 

Monday, 1 April, 1996 
4:30 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
H. Nakajima 
Instantons and affine Lie algebras 

Tuesday, 2 April, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
T. Ramadas 
Moduli of vectro bundles in positive characteristic 

Tuesday, 2 April, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Tyurin 
On the canonical class of a pseudoRiemannian 4manifold 

Tuesday, 2 April, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Kovalev 
Hitchins equations on a noncompact Riemann surface 

Tuesday, 2 April, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
B. Dubrovin 
On the monodromy group of a Frobenius manifold 

Friday, 26 April, 1996 
11:30 am 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems 
Dierk Schleicher (Munich) 
Internal addresses in the Mandlebrot set and Galois groups of polynomials 

Monday, 29 April, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry & GroupsSeminar 
Ken Stephenson (Tennessee) 
Circle packings and the Dessins d'enfants of Grothendieck 

Tuesday, 30 April, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Charmaine Leech (Warwick) 
Distributions for some expanding maps of the plane 

Thursday, 2 May, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Sylvain Cappell (Courant Institute, NYU) 
An application of algebraic geometry and topology to numerical analysis 

Friday, 3 May, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room 1 

C. Series (Warwick) 
Pleating Coordinates Seminar 

Friday, 3 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Physics Seminar 
John Rawnsley (Warwick) 
SpinC and MpC connections anand an integrality condition 

Tuesday, 7 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Tan Lei (Warwick) 
Hyperbolic maps with disconnected Julia set 

Tuesday, 7 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Lusztig Seminar 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Unipotent representations of simple padic groups 

Friday, 10 May, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Graeme Segal (Cambridge) 
T.B.A. 

Monday, 13 May, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry & Groups Seminar 
Laurent Bartholdi (Geneva) 
Counting in Surface Groups 

Tuesday, 14 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Sustems Seminar 
Michael Yakobson (Maryland) 
SinaiRuelleBowen measures for nonhyperbolic attractors I 

Wednesday, 15 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Sustems Seminar 
Michael Yakobson (Maryland) 
SinaiRuelleBowen measures for nonhyperbolic attractors II 

Friday, 17 May, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room 1 

Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Pleating Coordinates Seminar 

Monday, 20 May, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometry & Groups Seminar 
Jim Anderson (Southampton) 
Convex Cocompact representations of Kleinian Groups 

Tuesday, 21 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Ergodic Theory & Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Toby Hall (Liverpool) 
Dynamical implications of invariant Cantor sets for surface homeomorphisms 

Tuesday, 21 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Lusztig Seminar 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Unipotent representations of simple padic groups 

Friday, 24 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Physics Seminar 
Claudio Arezzo (Warwick) 
The period map for holomorphic curves and minimal surfaces 

Tuesday, 28 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Lusztig Seminar 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Unipotent representations of simple padic groups 

Wednesday, 29 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Applied Dynamical Systems 
Mike Field (Houston) 
Instant Chaos II 

Thursday, 30 May, 1996 
11:30 am 
Room 1 
Dynamical Systems Meeting 
Greg Swiatek (Pennsylvania) 
Remarks on Critical Circle Mappings 

Thursday, 30 May, 1996 
1:30 pm 
Room 1 
Dynamical Systems Meeting 
Colin Sparrow (Newton Institute/Hewlett Packard) 
Dynamics of nonexpansive maps 

Thursday, 30 May, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room TBA 
Algebra Seminar 
Richard Proud (Warwick) 
Minimal dimensional unipotent overgroups of unipotent elements in simple algebraic groups 

Thursday, 30 May, 1996 
2:30 pm 
Room 1 
Dynamical Systems Meeting 
Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Markov maps and automatic structures for Mapping Class groups 

Thursday, 30 May, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Dynamical Systems Meeting 
Mark Pollicott (Manchester) 
An analogue of the Riemann Conjecture for dynamical zeta funtions 

Friday, 31 May, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room 1 

Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Pleating Coordinates Seminar 

Friday, 31 May, 1996 
3:00 pm 
Room 1 

Caroline Series (Warwick) 
Pleating Coordinates Seminar (continued) 

Friday, 31 May, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Matthias Swhwarz (Cambridge) 
Floer homology and deformed cupproducts 

Tuesday, 4 June, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Lusztig Seminar 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Unipotent representations of simple padic groups 

Friday, 7 June, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry & Physics Seminar 
Dominic Joyce (Oxford) 
Compact 7 and 8 Manifolds with exceptional (i.e. G2 and Spin 7) Holonomy 

Friday, 7 June, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Surfaces with geometric genus zero 

Tuesday, 11 June, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Lusztig Seminar 
Roger Carter (Warwick) 
Unipotent representations of simple padic groups 

Friday, 14 June, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Nonlinear Systems Laboratory Seminar 
S. Kuksin (Steklov Institute) 
Turbulence in the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation 

Friday, 14 June, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Kenji Fukaya (Kyoto) 
ChernSimous perturbation theory and Morse theory 

Friday, 21 June, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Leon Simon (Stanford) 
Asymptotics in Geometric Analysis 

Sunday, 23 June, 1996 
11:30 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
F. Cantanese 
An 8dimensional family of simply connected Godeaux surfaces 

Monday, 24 June, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 1 
Geometric Group Theory Seminar 
Rita Gitik (Ann Arbor, Michigan) 
Geometric Constructions of finite index subgroups 

Tuesday, 25 June, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room 2 
Geometry Seminar 
David Calderbank (Max Planck Institute, Bonn) 
Twistor Transforms and Differential Equations 

Tuesday, 25 June, 1996 
1:15 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry Seminar 
Peter Topping (CMLA, ENSCachan/Warwick) 
The Optional Constant in Wente's L∞ estimate 

Tuesday, 25 June, 1996 
2:30 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry Seminar 
David Calderbank (Max Planck Institute, Bonn) 
Dirac Operators on Manifolds with Boundary 

Tuesday, 25 June, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometry Seminar 
Leon Simon (Stanford) 
Reifenberg's Topological Disc Lemma Revisited 

Tuesday, 2 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Dynamical Systems Seminar 
Yutaka Ishii (ParisSud, Tokyo) 
Admissibility, Monotonicity, and Horseshoes in Lozi Mappings 

Friday, 12 July, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Colloquium 
Tetsuji Shioda (Tokyo) 
Mordell  Weil Lattices 

Monday, 15 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
P. Kronheimer 
Seiberg Witten and geometry of 4manifolds 

Monday, 15 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
R. Dijkgraaf 
Mathematical aspects of string duality, I (Pd1) 

Tuesday, 16 July, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
R. Dijkgraaf 
Mathematical aspects of string duality, II (Pd2) 

Tuesday, 16 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Manetti 
The Severi inequaltiy ˚2≥4˙ 

Tuesday, 16 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
L. Manivel 
Vanishing theorems for vector bundles 

Tuesday, 16 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
K. Behrend 
Intrinstic normal cone and virtual fundamental classes 

Tuesday, 16 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
V. Nikulin 
Discriminants of K3 surfaces, automorphic forms and KacMoody algebras 

Tuesday, 16 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
P. Eyssidieux 
Kählerhyperbolic properties of Griffiths' horizontal mappings 

Tuesday, 16 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
B. Siebert 
GromovWitten invariants on general symplectic manifolds 

Wednesday, 17 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
E. Looijenga 
Cohomology of the moduli space of curves I (introductory), (Mg1) 

Wednesday, 17 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
D. Salamon 
SeibergWitten equations, syplectic fixed points and Jholomorphic curves 

Wednesday, 17 July, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
D. Morrison 
The geometry underlying mirror symmetry (MS2) 

Wednesday, 17 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
C. Faber 
On the tautological ring of Mg (Mg2) 

Wednesday, 17 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Kontsevich 
Nonlinear Hodge structures for CalabiYaus (MS3) 

Wednesday, 17 July, 1996 
5:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
JP. Serre 
Algebraic Group and seminsimple representations 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
V. Batyrev 
Mirror symmetry and cohomological McKay correspondence in high dimensions, (MS4) 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
R. Donagi 
Algebraic Geometry application of physical dualities, I (Pd 3) 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
Y. Zarhin 
Semistable reduction of Abelian varieties 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Gizatullin 
Tensor representations of the Cremona group of Á2 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Pikaart 
Purity of the MHS on the stable cohomology of Mg 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Kontsevich 
Dbranes, triangulated categories, quantization and noncommutative geometry (MS) 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
V. Gritsenko 
Higher dimensional Dedekind eta functions and KacMoody algebras 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
L. Bonavero 
Moishezon varieties with small Picard groups 

Thursday, 18 July, 1996 
5:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Gross 
Examples of mirror symmetry via 3tori fibrations 

Friday, 19 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
C. Voisin 
Mirror symmetry for complete intersections (after Givental) (MS5) 

Friday, 19 July, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
R. Donagi 
Algebraic Geometry application of physical dualities, II (Pd 4) 

Friday, 19 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
I. Nakamura 
Simple singularities, McKay correspndence and Hilbert Schemes of Gorbits 

Friday, 19 July, 1996 
3:30 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Klyachko 
Moduli of vector bundles on toric varieties 

Friday, 19 July, 1996 
5:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
S. Donaldson 
Stability of KählerEinstein metrics 

Saturday, 20 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Corti 
Birationally rigid QFano hypersurfaces 

Saturday, 20 July, 1996 
11:00 am 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
E. Looijenga 
Cohomology of the moduli space of curves II(introductory), (Mg4) 

Saturday, 20 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room ELT 1 
Algebraic Geometry 
S. Mukai 
The locus of K3 curves in Mg (Mg3) 

Monday, 22 July, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
D. Matsushita 
Simultaneous resolution of 3fold singularities 

Monday, 22 July, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
S. Ishii 
Minimal models of divisors on complete toric varieties 

Tuesday, 23 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
L. Ein 
Singularities of theta divisors and the birational geometry of irregular varieties 

Wednesday, 24 July, 1996 
2:00 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
Christopher Anand (Warwick) 
Ward's solitons and algebraic bundles 

Wednesday, 24 July, 1996 
12:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
T. Shioda 
On the rank of elliptic curves of k(t) arising from K3s 

Wednesday, 24 July, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
M. Tomari 
An upper bound for Pg of a Normal surface singularity 

Thursday, 25 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Corti 
Birationally reigid QFano hypersurfaces, (II) 

Thursday, 25 July, 1996 
11:30 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
K. Paranjape 
Unirationality of complete intersections 

Friday, 26 July, 1996 
12:00 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
Gavin Brown (Oxford) 
Some flips as Zgraded hypersurfaces 

Friday, 26 July, 1996 
2:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
C. Voisin 
On Chow groups of hypersurfaces 

Friday, 26 July, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Klyachko 
Moduli of vector bundles, class numbers, and Dedekinc' ¥ function 

Saturday, 27 July, 1996 
9:30 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
A. Tyrunin 
On calibrated geometries of surfaces 

Saturday, 27 July, 1996 
11:30 am 
Room 2 
Algebraic Geometry 
Miles Reid (Warwick) 
Graded rings over K3s, (II) 

Thursday, 8 August, 1996 
4:00 pm 
Room 2 
Geometric Groups/Low Dimentional Topology 
Daryl Cooper (U.C.S.B.) 
Constructing 3manifolds without incompressable surfaces 
