Autumn 2017

All seminars take place 3-5 p.m. in room SCH 1.05 (Schofield Building), unless otherwise indicated.
Organisers: Hamid Ahmadinezhad ( and Sasha Veselov (

  • October 4th
    Marta Mazzocco (Loughborough)
    Hole collisions and decorated character variety

  • October 11th 
    Idan Eisner (Loughborough)
    Exotic cluster structures on simple Lie groups

  • October 18th - Room SCH1.01 (East Midlands Seminar in Geometry)
    1:30 - 2:30 pm: Dylan Allegretti (Sheffield) - Meromorphic projective structures and framed local systems
    2:45 - 3:45 pm: Emilie Dufresne (Nottingham) - Separating invariants and local cohomology
    4:00 - 5:00 pm: Anne Fahrner (Tuebingen) - Smooth Mori dream spaces with small Picard number

  • October 25th
    3:00 - 4:30 pm: Anna Felikson (Durham): Quiver mutations, reflection groups and curves on punctured disc
    4:30 - 5:30 pm: Alex Tovbis (Florida): New formula for maximal amplitudes for finite gap solutions of the NLS: the Riemann-Hilbert problem approach

  • November 1st
    Alexey Bolsinov (Loughborough)
  • Nijenhuis operators: singular points and global properties

  • November 8th 
    3-4: Christoff Hische (Tuebingen): T-varieties of higher complexity
    4-5: Milena Wrobel (Tuebingen): On iteration of Cox rings

  • November 15th
    Gregory Sankaran (Bath)
    Hyperkahler manifolds and degenerations

  • November 22nd
    Fabien Clery (Loughborough)
    Introduction to modular forms

  • November 24th (2 - 6:30 pm)
    Integrable Day at Loughborough

  • November 29th
    3-4: Kirill Krasnov (Nottingham): Gravity and differential forms
    4-5: Raffaele Vitolo (University of Salento): The symbolic computation of integrability structures for PDEs

  • December 6th
    Florian Bouyer (Bristol)
    An introduction to a certain family of K3 surfaces

  • December 13th
    Hamid Ahmadinezhad (Loughborough)
    Birational Geometry in (complex) dimension 3