London Number Theory Seminar

The London Number Theory Seminar is held weekly, on Wednesdays, during term time. The location of the seminar cycles between KCL, Imperial College and UCL.

This term (Spring 2016), the seminar will be hosted by UCL, and will be on Wednesdays at 4:45pm (note non-standard time) in UCL maths department, starting on 13th January and finishing on March 16th. Note in particular that there will only be ten seminars -- the reason for this is that the BMC is taking place in Bristol on 23rd March. The seminar will be preceded by tea and biscuits at 4:15pm in room 606. The seminar will take place in room 500, on the 5th floor of the building which houses the UCL maths department.

A preliminary list of speakers is below; for full details including up to date titles and abstracts please go to Sarah's web page here.

13/1/16 Tobias Berger (Sheffield)
Title: Oddness of Galois representations and criticality of L-values

20/1/16 Eyal Goren (McGill)
Title: Picard modular surfaces in positive characteristic

27/1/16 Guhan Harikumar (UCL)
Title: Darmon cycles and the Kohnen-Shintani lifting

3/2/16 Yukako Kezuka (Cambridge)
Title: On the main conjecture of Iwasawa theory for certain elliptic curves with complex multiplication

10/2/16 The seminar will be 2:45-3:45 today (instead of the second study group) as Andrew Granville's inaugural lecture is taking place 4-5pm.

Eugen Hellmann (Bonn)
Title: On companion points on eigenvarieties

17/2/16 Dan Loughran (Hannover)
Title: Fibrations with few rational points.

24/2/16 Min Lee (Bristol)
Title: The Selberg Trace Formula as a Dirichlet series.

2/3/16 Roger Heath-Brown (Oxford)
Title: TBA

9/3/16 There will be two seminars, from 2:45-3:45pm and from 4:45-5:45.

Sary Drappeau (Marseille)
Title: TBA

Tim Browning (Bristol)
Title: TBA

16/3/16 Miguel Walsh (Oxford)
Title: TBA

The seminar will be preceded by the Study Groups, which this term will be 1300-1430 (Iwasawa theory of elliptic curves) and 1445-1615 (pretentiousness and beyond).

A list of previous seminar talks is here.

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