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Workgroup on Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry

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Kollegiengebäude Mathematik (20.30)
Room 1.027

Address
Englerstraße 2, 76131 Karlsruhe

Office hours:
Mo - Fr, 9.15 - 11.45

Tel.: +49 721 608 43041

Fax.: +49 721 608 44244

Weihnachtsworkshop on Geometry and Number Theory 2018

Once a year in the last week before Christmas the Karlsruher Weihnachtsworkshop takes place with talks from geometry and number theory.

The Weihnachtsworkshop 2018 will be from Monday, December 17 until Wednesday, December 19.
It will take place at KIT in Karlsruhe.


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Programme

Monday, December 17

9:30Tee in the Mathematikgebäude, Room 1.058
10:00 – 11:00 Max Horn (Gießen) Kac-Moody symmetric spaces
11:15 – 12:15Jan-Christoph Schlage-Puchta (Rostock) Groups with many normal subgroups
Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00 Verena Möhler (Karlsruhe) On the full automorphism group of \mathrm{SL}(2,q)^\flat-unitals
15:15 – 16:15 Christian Weiß (Mülheim a.d.R.) Interval Exchange Transformations, Lyapunov Exponents and Discrepancy
16:45 – 17:45 Christian Steinhart (Saarbrücken) Explosions in Outer Space

Tuesday, December 18

8:45 – 9:45Sebastian Baader (Bern) Geometric braid groups
10:15 – 11:15 Felix Wellen (Pittsburgh) Abstract facts on formally étale maps
11:30 – 12:30Scott Mullane (Frankfurt) Positivity of the zero residue strata of differentials
Lunch break
14:15 – 15:15 Sven Caspart (Karlsruhe) Translation manifolds and their Singularities
15:45 – 16:45 Ferrán Valdez (Morelia) Around big Mapping Class Groups
17:00 – 18:00 Samuel Lelièvre (Paris) Periodic billiard trajectories in the regular pentagon
ab 19:00 Weihnachtsfeier in the Jubez-Café

Wednesday, December 19

9:00 – 10:00 Mladen Dimitrov (Lille) Uniform boundedness for the rational torsion of abelian 3-folds of Picard type
10:30 – 11:30 Steffen Kionke (Karlsruhe) Profinite invariants of arithmetic groups
11:45 – 12:45 Hannah Markwig (Tübingen) Tropical curves and their moduli spaces
Lunch break
14:15 – 15:15 Martin Ulirsch (Frankfurt) Tropical Brill-Noether theory and Prym varieties, Room -1.025

All talks except the last one take place in the seminar room 1.067 in the Mathematikgebäude (Geb. 20.30, Englerstr. 2).


For each talk there is a short abstract.

There is also a print version of the programme.


Organizers


Archive

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The “Weihnachtsworkshop” has been held anually since 2003. Here you can find the programmes of the past years: