Friday 12 January
2001

**Applications of Set Theory to General Topology**

Lorenz Halbeisen (ETH Zürich)

Friday 9 February 2001

Milena Venkova (NUI Dublin)

Friday 16 February 2001

**De Paepe's disc has non-trivial polynomial hull**

Alejandro Sanabria (NUI Maynooth)

Friday 23 February 2001

Richard Aron (Kent State University and Trinity College Dublin)

Friday 2 March
2001 *
4:00pm
**Note
different time!*

**A closure operation in rings **

Francesc Perera (QUB)

Friday 1 March 2002

**Notes from the
book, I: Central bimodule homomorphisms of C*-algebras**

Martin Mathieu (QUB)

Friday 9 March 2001

**A parabolic approach to uniqueness of positive solutions to
elliptic equations
**

Minoru Murata (Tokyo IT)

Friday 16 March
2001

**The norm of an inner derivation
**

John Holland (QUB)

Friday 6 April 2001

**Harmonic Monsters**

David H Armitage (QUB)

**Locally compact quantum groups
**

Stefaan Vaes (Leuven)

Friday 11 May 2001

**Semi-compact operators
**

Michael Elliott (QUB)

Friday 25 May 2001

Joseph Sutherland (QUB)

Friday 15 June 2001

**Completely bounded comodules
**

Chi-Keung Ng (QUB)

Friday 22 June 2001

**Generalized notions of amenability**

Rick Loy (Australian National University Canberra)

*Professor Loy's visit was supported by the London Mathematical
Society.*

Friday 7 September 2001

D K Ganguly (University of Calcutta)

Friday 5 October
2001

**Making Doughnuts with Silver Reals. Part I: Getting
Prepared **

Lorenz Halbeisen (QUB)

Friday 12 October 2001

** No Seminar**

Friday 19 October
2001

**Making Doughnuts with Silver Reals. Part II: The Deep Fry**

Lorenz Halbeisen (QUB)

Friday 26 October 2001

**Decrease of Bounded Analytic Functions along Discrete Sets
**

Jordi Pau (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona & UCD)

Friday 2 November
2001

**On Simplicity of Crossed Products
**

Chi-Keung Ng (QUB)

**
**

Friday 9 November 2001

Declan McCartan (QUB)

Friday
16 November 2001

**
No Seminar**

Friday 23 November
2001

**Norm Estimates for the Jacobson-McCrimmon Operator
**

John Holland (QUB)

Friday 30 November 2001

**Norm Attaining Operators on C*-Algebras
**

Armando R Villena (Universidad de Granada)

Friday 7 December 2001

**No seminar**