Prof. S. Friedl PhD / Prof. Dr. C. Löh

In this seminar we will cover various topics in topology and geometric group theory.


On November, 16, the seminar will start at 10:00 (s.t.!) and end at 11:30.
In WS 2018/19: We will meet on Fridays, 10:15--11:45, in M201.

Scheduled meetings/talks in WS 2018/19

Date Topic Speaker
October 19 (M311!) Lower bounds on Dehn functions of residually free groups Claudio LLosa-Isenrich (PSUD)
October 26 Minimal stretch factors in the extended mapping class groups Livio Liechti (IMJ)
November 2 no talk --
November 9 Hilbert spaces over non-archimedean fields Raphael Schmidpeter
November 16 (10:00 s.t.!) Hopf algebras in Galois theory Linda Hu
November 23 Vassiliev invariants via manifold calculus Yuqing Shi (Bonn)
November 30 Lagrangian relations, cobordisms and the Maslov index Enrico Toffoli
December 7 part 2 Enrico Toffoli
December 14 Geometry/Topology meeting in Augsburg
December 21 Bieri-Neumann-Strebel Transchromatic Theory with Quasi Theory Gerrit Herrmann
January 11 Scanning maps (?) Luigi Caputi
January 18 Some faces of the Poincaré homology 3-sphere José Pedro Quintanilha
January 25 Simplicial Poincaré Duality Bruno Mazorra
(additional talk of the seminar Topology vs. Combinatorics)
February 1 tba Alexandra Kjuchukova (MPIM)
February 8 moved to Wed, Feb 6, 14:00 Kai Zehmisch (Gießen)

Scheduled meetings/talks in SS 2018

Date Topic Speaker
April 12 Fibred classes Stefan Friedl
April 19 Homological stability for Artin monoids Rachael Boyd (University of Aberdeen)
April 26 Irrfahrten, Satz von Polya Leonhard Beutlhauser
May 3 Irrfahrten auf 3-Mannigfaltigkeiten Richard Mante
May 10 -- Ascension Day
May 17 Exceptional manifolds Stefan Friedl
May 24 Surgery theory for dummies/beginners Markus Land
May 31 -- Corpus Christi
June 7 Klassifikation von Seifert-gefaserten 3-Mannigfaltigkeiten Felix Eberhart
June 14 10 Reasons why profinite groups are important in the world around you José Pedro Quintanilha
June 21 Der Satz von Helly Julian Hannes
June 28 Configuration spaces of linkages Dennis Zumbil
July 5 A Tale of Three Embeddings of Group Rings Fabian Henneke (Bonn)
July 12 An introduction to machine learning Jonas Kleinöder
July 19 Simplicial volume of surfaces with finite coefficients Michael Friesen


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Last change: Novmeber 26, 2018