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Colloquium Talks 2012

Unless otherwise stated, all talks take place at 2pm in room 01.005  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!

DateSpeakerInstitutionTitle
3 February 2012
Stanislav Shkarin
Queen's University Belfast
Chaotic Banach algebras
10 February 2012
Alina Vdovina Newcastle University
Co-compact actions on buildings and applications
17 February 2012Dimitry Rumynin University of Warwick
Finite G-sets and finite W-algebras
24 February 2012Mercedes Siles University of MalagaThe Taste of Mathematics
2 March 2012
Stuart McKenzieQueen's University BelfastAn analogue of Palmer's theorem on Banach lattices
8 March 2012 at 4 pmColm Mulcahy Spelman College, Atlanta Celebration of Mind: The Mathematics, Magic and Mystery of Martin Gardner
9 March 2012
Chris Boyd
University College Dublin Isometries of weighted spaces of holomorphic functions
16 March 2012
Stefan Kolb Newcastle UniversityCoideal subalgebras of quantum groups
23 March 2012
Grigori Garkusha University of Swansea K-motives of algebraic varieties
4 May 2012 Natalia IyuduQueen's University Belfast On the K-theory of graph C*-algebras
11 May 2012 Ying-Fen Lin National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan Completely bounded disjointness preserving operators on the Fourier algebra
5 October 2012
Shahn Majid
Queen Mary University of London
Duality for bicovariant differentials on quantum groups
12 October 2012
Vern Paulsen
Houston University
The Kadison-Singer Problem
19 October 2012
Matt Daws
Leeds University
Compact quantum groups from semigroups
26 October 2012
Vladimir Dotsenko
Trinity College Dublin
A gentle introduction to shuffle operads
2 November 2012
Stanislav Shkarin
Queen's University Belfast Orbits of coanalytic Toeplitz operators
9 November 2012
at 3 pm in DBB/02/006
Uli Kraehmer
Glasgow University

Homological algebra and monoidal categories

16 November 2012
Arnfinn Laudal University of Oslo Moduli of representations of associative algebras. Applications to Young-Mills theory and Gauge theory
23 November 2012
Tom Brady
Dublin City University
Non-crossing partitions and Milnor fibres of braid arrangements
30 November 2012
Thomas Huettemann
Queen's University Belfast
A strictly combinatorial approach to the algebraic K-theory of projective spaces
7 December 2012 at 2 pm
and at 3.30 pm
Andrew Ranicki
Samuel James Patterson
Edinburgh University
Goettingen University
Cobordism of manifolds with boundary
Towards understanding the Kummer phenomenon
14 December 2012
Rupert Levene
University College Dublin
Idempotent Schur multipliers: mind the gaps