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Colloquium Talks 2009

Unless otherwise stated, all talks take place at 2pm in room 02.006 of the New David Bates Building. Refreshments are served in room 01.040 immediately afterwards.  If an abstract of the talk is available it may be read by clicking the title.

All are welcome!

Friday 13 February Judith Millar Queen's University Belfast K-Theory of Azumaya algebras
Friday 20 February Ivan Todorov Queen's University Belfast Complete compactness
Friday 27 FebruaryMartin McGarvey Queen's University BelfastNormalisers, nest algebras and tensor products
Friday 6 MarchAlison Parker University of Leeds Some properties of the symplectic blob algebra
Friday 13 MarchRay RyanNUI Galway Polynomials and Positivity
Friday 20 MarchBelmesnaoui AqzzouzMoroccoOn the duality property of some classes of operators on Banach lattices
Friday 27 MarchAna-Maria StanBesancon On a class of lacunary sets in the free group
Friday 3 AprilStanislav Shkarin Queen's University Belfast Common hypercyclic vectors
Friday 1 MayPaul BaumPenn State UniversityWhat is K-theory and what is it good for?
Friday 8 MayAnthony WicksteadQueen's University BelfastFree Banach lattices
Friday 15 MayGonzalo ArandaUniversidad de Málaga Leavitt path algebras
Friday 5 June
at 12 noon 
Nico Spronk  University of WaterlooAmenability conditions on Fourier and Fourier-Stieltjes algebras
Tuesday 16 June
at 12 noon 
Vern Paulsen  University of HoustonLogmodular algebras and an application to the Kadison-Singer problem
Thursday 9 July
at 11 am 
Yuri Safarov Kings College LondonAlmost commuting operators
Friday 2 October 2009Roozbeh HazratQueen's University BelfastLeavitt Path algebras
Friday 9 October 2009Robin HarteTrinity College Dublin The spectral topology in rings
Friday 16 October 2009Ivan TodorovQueen's University BelfastOperator system structures
Friday 23 October 2009Derek KitsonTrinity College DublinThe Browder spectrum of an elementary operator
Friday 30 October 2009Elizabeth Gasparim University of EdinburghModuli spaces and numerical invariants
Friday 6 November 2009Ben Mestel Newton InstitutePresentation on the Newton Institute
Friday 13 November 2009 John McCarthyWashington UniversityHyperbolic algebraic curves
Friday 20 November 2009Cem Kircali Ege University, TurkeyGrills on topological spaces
Monday 23 November 2009
at 3 pm in DBB/01/005
Peter Jorgensen University of Newcastle
Clusters in type A infinity
Friday 27 November 2009Pamela GorkinBucknell University, USAOne hundred years of Blaschke products
Friday 4 December 2009Anthony WicksteadQueen's University BelfastVector lattices of almost polynomials, or "A comedy of errors"