Spring 2018

All seminars take place 3-5 p.m. in room SCH 1.05 (Schofield Building), unless otherwise indicated.
Organisers: Hamid Ahmadinezhad (h.ahmadinezhad@lboro.ac.uk) and Sasha Veselov (a.p.veselov@lboro.ac.uk)

  • February 7th 
    Takeru Fukuoka (Tokyo and Warwick)
    Relative linear extension of sextic del Pezzo fibration

  • February 14th
    Fabien Clery (Loughborough)
    Siegel modular forms of genus 2

  • February 21st - Room: SCH0.01
    Johannes Nicaise (Imperial College London)
    Specialisation of (stable) rationality in families with mild singularities  


  • March 1st (Thursday) 2-4 pm - Room: SCH0.13
    Alan Thompson (Cambridge)
    ADE Surfaces

  • March 7th
    Tim Browning (Bristol)
    Rational points, rational curves and the circle method

  • March 16th (Friday) 3:30pm - Room: SCH0.13
    Matteo Casati (Loughborough/SISSA)
    Nonlocal Poisson vertex algebras and Hamiltonian operators of third order

  • April 18th (Joint seminar with Dynamics)
    Richard Sharp (Warwick)
    Anosov flows, periodic orbits and equidistribution

  • April 25th
    Anna Pratoussevitch (Liverpool): On ultra-parallel complex hyperbolic triangle groups
    Oleg Karpenkov (Liverpool): Geometry of continued fractions

  • May 1st (Tuesday) 3pm - 5pm: SCH0.13
    Alexander Odesskii (Brock University, Canada)
    Functional equations in algebra

  • May 2nd (3pm - 4pm)
    DongSeon Hwang (Anjou University, Korea; and Warwick)
    Cascades of toric log del Pezzo surfaces

  • May 2nd (4:15pm - 5:15pm)
    Alexander Odesskii (Brock University, Canada)
    Deformations of complex structures on Riemann surfaces and integrable structures of Whitham type hierarchies

  • May 9th & 10th
    LMS Workshop: Celebrating Algebraic Geometry at Loughborough
    Elisa Postinghel (Loughborough)
    Liana Heuberger (Warwick)
    Milena Hering (Edinburgh)
    Thomas Eckl (Liverpool)
    Ivan Cheltsov (Edinburgh)
    Hamid Ahmadinezhad (Loughborough)

  • May 11th
    Nikolai Tyurin (Dubna and HSE, Moscow)
    Special Bohr-Sommerfeld geometry of algebraic varieties

  • May 16th
    Hendrik Suess (Manchester)
    T-equivariant toric degenerations and connections to symplectic geometry

  • May 23rd
    Roberto Svaldi (Cambridge)