Algebraic Geometry Working Seminar

Fall 2013 Topic: Étale Fundamental Groups

Galois Groups and Fundamental Groups

Tentative Schedule:

Date Title Speaker
August 28, 2013 Organizational Meeting Brendan Hassett
September 5, 2013 Infinite Galois Extensions, Anti-equivalence of Categories, Finite Étale Algebras Derek Allums
September 12, 2013 Galois Covers, Monodormy, the Fibre Functor, Example Masahiro Nakahara
September 19, 2013 Riemann Surfaces, Finite Galois Branched Covers, Finite Étale Algebras over Meromorphic Function Field Valmir Bucaj
September 26, 2013 The Absolute Galois Group of C(t) Kuan-Wen Lai
October 3, 2013 Local Systems and the Riemann-Hilbert Correspondence Natalie Durgin
October 10, 2013 Finite Branched Covers of Normal Curves, Artin-Schreier Cover of Affine Line, Examples Nikita Kozin
October 21, 2013 The Algebraic Fundamental Group, Examples Letao Zhang
October 24, 2013 The Outer Galois Action, Examples Derek Allums
October 31, 2013 Finite Etale Covers of Schemes Masahiro Nakahara
November 7, 2013 The Fundamental Group of Schemes Kuan-Wen Lai
November 14, 2013 Homotopy Exact Sequence and Applications Natalie Durgin
November 21, 2013 Hopf Algebras, Tannakian Categories, Representations of Algebraic Fundamental Groups. Nikita Kozin
November 28, 2013 Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for a great seminar! No Meeting.

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