## Birmingham and Warwick Algebra Seminar
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This is a weekly research seminar in algebra, normally with external speakers. In the academic year 2020/2021 it will be held on Thursdays at 3pm, with the zoom room opening beforehand at 2:50. A zoom address will be sent round weekly by email. Please write to one of the organisers if you’d like to be added to the mailing list. 4 upcoming talks and ## Finite simple groups, prime order elements and widthAlex Malcolm (Bristol). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 25 February 2021, 15:00-16:00 ## Towards the classification of symplectic linear quotient singularities admitting a symplectic resolutionUlrich Thiel (Kaiserslautern). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 18 February 2021, 15:00-16:00 ## Green-type theorems for representations of Hall algebrasMatthew B Young (Utah). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 11 February 2021, 15:00-16:00 ## How vertex-stabilizers grow?Pablo Spiga (Milan-Bicocca). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 04 February 2021, 15:00-16:00 ## Comparing different bases for irreducible symmetric group representationsJulianna Tymoczko (Smith College). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 28 January 2021, 15:00-16:00 ## Nilpotent Associative Algebras and Coclass TheoryBettina Eick (Braunschweig). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 21 January 2021, 15:00-16:00 ## Tautological p-Kazhdan Lusztig Theory for cyclotomic Hecke algebras.Chris Bowman (Kent). Thursday 10 December 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## The classification of the simple restricted modules of the non-restricted, non-graded Hamiltonian Lie algebra H(2; (1,1); Φ(1))Horacio Guerra (Newcastle). Thursday 03 December 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Real Representations of C_2 - Graded GroupsJames Taylor (Oxford). Thursday 26 November 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Intersections of maximal subgroups in finite groupsAndrea Lucchini (Padova). Thursday 19 November 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Generating lamplighter groups with bireversible automataRachel Skipper (Ohio). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 12 November 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Nilpotent orbits arising from admissible affine vertex algebrasAnne Moreau (Paris-Saclay). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 05 November 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Defining R and G( R )Katrin Tent (Münster). http://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 29 October 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Character bounds for finite groups of Lie typePham Tiep (Rutgers). Thursday 22 October 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## On the number of characters in the principal p-blockNoelia Rizo (Univesity of the Basque Country). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92610684996?pwd=K2FKV2dpczhXSUdvUllqNnlYMVlEUT09. Thursday 15 October 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Birational sheets of conjugacy classes in reductive groupsFilippo Ambrosio (Padova). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92610684996?pwd=K2FKV2dpczhXSUdvUllqNnlYMVlEUT09. Thursday 08 October 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## Macdonald polynomials and decomposition numbers for finite unitary groupsOlivier Dudas (IMJ-PRG). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92610684996?pwd=K2FKV2dpczhXSUdvUllqNnlYMVlEUT09. Thursday 01 October 2020, 15:00-16:00 ## The highwater algebrahttps://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem Sergey Shpectorov (University of Birmingham). https://tinyurl.com/bhamalgsem. Thursday 16 July 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## On ﬁnite groups as products of normal subsetsAttila Maroti (Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92610684996?pwd=K2FKV2dpczhXSUdvUllqNnlYMVlEUT09. Thursday 25 June 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Extremely primitive groupsAdam Thomas (Warwick). https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92610684996?pwd=K2FKV2dpczhXSUdvUllqNnlYMVlEUT09. Thursday 18 June 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Groups acting with low fixityRebecca Waldecker. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92610684996?pwd=K2FKV2dpczhXSUdvUllqNnlYMVlEUT09. Thursday 11 June 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Universal quantizations of nilpotent Slodowy slicesLewis Topley. https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92610684996?pwd=K2FKV2dpczhXSUdvUllqNnlYMVlEUT09. Thursday 04 June 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Generic Computations with Reductive Groups and Finite Groups of Lie TypeFrank L\"ubeck (Aachen). https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Thursday 28 May 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## The maximal subgroups of E7(q)David Craven (University of Birmingham). https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Thursday 21 May 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## An algorithm to construct 2-generated axial algebrasMadeleine Whybrow, University of Primorska. https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Thursday 14 May 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Fusion systems on maximal class p-groupsChris Parker, University of Birmingham. https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Thursday 07 May 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Unitriangularity of Decomposition Matrices of Unipotent BlocksJay Taylor, University of Southern California. https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Wednesday 22 April 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Twists in representation theoryYuri Bazlov (University of Manchester). https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Thursday 09 April 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Representations of algebraic groups and their Lie algebrasSimon Goodwin, University of Birmingham. https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Thursday 02 April 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Saturated fusion Systems on a Sylow $p$-subgroup of a rank 2 Lie Type GroupMartin Van Beek, University of Birmingham. https://zoom.us/j/995596700?pwd=TVZ6TWRDZjIzWEhOZmhuYU4wWWxsUT09. Thursday 26 March 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Examples of Degenerations of Frobenius AlgebrasDaniel Kaplan, University of Birmingham. Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building. Thursday 12 March 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Invariable generation of finite classical groupsEilidh McKemmie, University of Southern California. Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building. Thursday 05 March 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## The general Sakuma TheoremSergey Shpectorov, University of Birmingham. Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building. Thursday 27 February 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Diagonal structures and primitive permutation groupsCheryl Praeger, University of Western Australia. Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building. Thursday 20 February 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Groups of card shufflesLuke Morgan, University of Primorska. Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building. Thursday 13 February 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Constructing the automorphism group of a finite groupEamonn O'Brien, University of Auckland. Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building. Thursday 06 February 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Isomorphic subgroups of finite solvable groupsNote this seminar is on Tuesday rather than Thursday George Glauberman, University of Chicago. Tuesday 21 January 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Bases for primitive permutation groupsMelissa Lee, Imperial College London. Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building. Thursday 16 January 2020, 16:00-17:00 ## Linear characters of Sylow subgroups of the symmetric groupStacey Law, Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 03 December 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## The compressed word problem in groupsDerek Holt, Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 26 November 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## Maximal subgroups of Grigorchuk-Gupta-Sidki (GGS-)groupsAnitha Thillaisundaram . Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 19 November 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## The structure of axial algebrasJustin McInroy, Bristol. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 12 November 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## Higher Modular Representations of Lie AlgebrasMatthew Westaway, Warwick . Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 05 November 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## Classifying 2-blocks with an elementary abelian defect groupCesare Ardito, Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 29 October 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## Embedding of PSL_2(q) in exceptional groups of Lie typeAndrea Pachera, Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 22 October 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## The maximal dimensions of simple modules over restricted Lie algebrasLewis Topley, Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 15 October 2019, 16:00-17:00 ## Almost Engel compact groupsEvgeny Khukhro (Charlotte Scott Research Centre for Algebra, University of Lincoln, UK). Thursday 28 March 2019, 15:00-16:00 ## Equiangular lines, Incoherent sets and the Mathieu Group M_23Neil Gillespie (Bristol). Thursday 14 March 2019, 15:00-16:00 ## Why the Galois-McKay conjecture and new consequences17th Meeting: Groups & Their Applications Gabriel Navarro (Valencia). Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Wednesday 27 February 2019, 16:15-17:15 ## Picard groups of blocks and Donovan’s conjecture17th Meeting: Groups & Their Applications Florian Eisele (Glasgow). Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Wednesday 27 February 2019, 14:30-15:30 ## The Structure of Induced Simple Modules for 0-Hecke Algebras17th Meeting: Groups & Their Applications Imen Belmokhtar (QMUL). Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Wednesday 27 February 2019, 13:30-14:30 ## Towards a generic representation theory.David Craven (University of Birmingham). Thursday 07 February 2019, 15:00-16:00 ## Crowns in finite groups: Theory and applicationsNote unusual room Gareth Tracey. Thursday 31 January 2019, 15:00-16:00 ## First cohomology of Frobenius kernels and truncated invariantsRudolf Tange. Thursday 17 January 2019, 15:00-16:00 ## On Cherlin's conjecture for finite primitive binary permutation groups.Nick Gill South Wales. TBA. Wednesday 12 December 2018, 16:00-17:00 ## large centralizers in finite groups.Geoff Robinson Lancaster . Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 05 December 2018, 16:00-17:00 ## The loop space homology of a small categoryCarles Broto Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 21 November 2018, 15:00-16:00 ## Dirac operators and Hecke algebrasDan Ciubotaru Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 14 November 2018, 16:00-17:00 ## Endotrivial modules, local group theory, and homotopy theoryJesper Grodal Copenhagen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 07 November 2018, 15:00-16:00 ## Maximal subalgebras of simple Lie algebras over fields of good characteristicAlexander Premet, Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 17 October 2018, 15:00-16:00 ## Simple fusion systems over p-groups with unique abelian subgroup of index pBob Oliver Université Paris 13. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 10 October 2018, 15:00-16:00 ## The Jacobson-Morozov Theorem and complete reducibility of Lie subalgebrasAdam Thomas Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 03 October 2018, 15:00-16:00 ## Fact Checking the Atlases of Finite Groups.John Canon Sydney. TBA. Monday 06 August 2018, 14:00-15:00 ## Uniform Domination for Simple GroupsScott Harper. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 ## The mod 2 homology of the simplex and representations of symmetric groupsNote Thursday Mark Wildon. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 17 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 ## Weight conjectures for fusion systemsNote LRB Jason Semeraro. Lecture room B, Watson building. Wednesday 09 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 ## On decomposition numbers and bad primesAlessandro Paolini, TU Kaiserslautern. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 01 March 2018, 17:00-18:00 ## Two problems involving the divisor functionsJulio Bueno de Andrade, University of Exeter. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 22 February 2018, 17:00-18:00 ## Complete reducibility in exceptional algebraic groups: the good, the bad and the uglyAdam Thomas, University of Bristol. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Wednesday 01 November 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Homomorphic encryption and black box algebraAlexandre Borovik, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 11 October 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Generating graphsBen Fairbairn, Birkbeck, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Wednesday 04 October 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Semiprimitive groupsMichael Giudici, University of Western Australia. Wednesday 27 September 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Lectures on p-groups, their associated Lie algebras and automorphism groups (Part 4)Leire Legarreta Solaguren, Universidad del País Vasco. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 22 June 2017, 09:30-11:30 ## Lectures on p-groups, their associated Lie algebras and automorphism groups (Part 3)Leire Legarreta Solaguren, Universidad del País Vasco. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Wednesday 21 June 2017, 14:00-16:00 ## Lectures on p-groups, their associated Lie algebras and automorphism groups (Part 2)Leire Legarreta Solaguren, Universidad del País Vasco. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Tuesday 20 June 2017, 14:00-16:00 ## Lectures on p-groups, their associated Lie algebras and automorphism groups (Part 1)Leire Legarreta Solaguren, Universidad del País Vasco. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Monday 19 June 2017, 14:00-16:00 ## Computing with matrix groups over infinite fields: methods, algorithms and applicationsAlla Detinko, University of St Andrews. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 31 May 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Growth of homology torsionNikolay Nikolov, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 24 May 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## The Exotic Robinson-Schensted CorrespondenceNeil Saunders, City, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 22 March 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Partial linear spaces with symmetryJoanna Fawcett, University of Cambridge. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 15 March 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Fusion systems and sporadic J-componentsJustin Lynd, University of Aberdeen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 15 February 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## 3-spherical Curtis-Tits groupsRieuwert Blok, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 01 February 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## On a subgroup introduced by J.GrodalLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Geoff Robinson, University of Aberdeen/Lancaster. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Wednesday 25 January 2017, 16:30-17:30 ## Characters of odd degree of symmetric groupsLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Eugenio Gianelli, University of Cambridge. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Wednesday 25 January 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Detecting local properties in the character table.LMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Carolina Vallejo Rodríguez, Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Wednesday 25 January 2017, 14:00-15:00 ## Parking spaces and Catalan combinatorics for complex reflection groupsMartina Lanini, University of Edinburgh. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Wednesday 07 December 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## The Generalised Nilradical of a Lie AlgebraDavid Towers, Lancaster University. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Wednesday 30 November 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Generalisations of Koszul algebras and the Ext algebraNicole Snashall, University of Leicester. Physics West Seminar Room 2 (Room 106). Thursday 17 November 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Modular invariant theory and Galois ring extensionsPeter Fleischmann, University of Kent. Physics West Seminar Room 2 (Room 106). Thursday 10 November 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Poisson homology of the nilpotent coneGwyn Bellamy, University of Glasgow. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 02 November 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## The regular representations of GL_N over finite local principal ideal ringsAlexander Stasinski, Durham University. Physics West Seminar Room 2 (Room 106). Thursday 27 October 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Algebras of Jordan typeSergey Shpectorov, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Wednesday 19 October 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Some open problems on restricted enveloping algebrasMatthew Towers, University of Leicester. Physics West Seminar Room 2 (Room 106). Thursday 13 October 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Maximal subgroups of the MonsterRob Wilson, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 05 October 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Maximal subgroups and irreducible restrictionsAmanda Schaeffer Fry, MSU Denver. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 02 June 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Dessins d'enfants and finite groupsGeorge Shabat, Moscow University. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Tuesday 17 May 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Coprime action and Brauer charactersCarolina Vallejo Rodríguez, University of Valencia. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 04 May 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Uncountably many groups of type FPIan Leary, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 24 March 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Blobs and towers of recollement in affine Hecke algebrasPaul Martin, University of Leeds. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 16 March 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## The structure of twisted Foulkes modulesMelanie de Boeck, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Torsion growth for Bianchi groupsHaluk Sengun, University of Sheffield. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 11 February 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Automorphism groups of edge-transitive mapsGareth Jones, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 03 February 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## On the automorphisms of quantum Weyl algebrasAndrew Kitchin, University of Kent. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 27 January 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Invertible modules for discrete groupsNadia Mazza, Lancaster University. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 21 January 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Classifying Morita equivalence classes of blocksLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Charles Eaton, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 20 January 2016, 16:30-17:30 ## Graded decomposition numbers for Specht modulesLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Louise Sutton, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 20 January 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Rationality of blocks of quasi-simple finite groupsLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Niamh Farrell, City, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 20 January 2016, 14:00-15:00 ## Prime ideals in completed group algebrasSimon Wadsley, University of Cambridge. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 14 January 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Broué's perfect isometry conjecture holds for the double covers of the symmetric and alternating groupsMichael Livesey, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 10 December 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Derangements and extremal permutation groupsTim Burness, University of Bristol. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 19 November 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## A proof of De Concini-Kac-Procesi conjecture and Lusztig's partitionAlexey Sevastyanov, University of Aberdeen. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 12 November 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Universal K-matrix for quantum symmetric pairsStefan Kolb, University of Newcastle. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 05 November 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Minimal and maximal constituents of plethysmsRowena Paget, University of Kent. Thursday 22 October 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Branching problems and maximal subgroups of classical groupsKay Magaard, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 15 October 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Modular representations of gl_nSimon Goodwin, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 08 October 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## On a general Schur's partition identityShunsuke Tsuchioka, University of Tokyo. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Thursday 01 October 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## The Thompson chain of perfect groupsRobert Curtis, University of Birmingham. Thursday 04 June 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Relative asphericity and proving groups infiniteMartin Edjvet, University of Nottingham. Thursday 21 May 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## A Rational Hilbert-Mumford TheoremMichael Bate, University of York. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 25 March 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## A generalization of a theorem of Camina and HerzogEllen Henke, University of Aberdeen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 11 March 2015, 16:30-17:30 ## Modularity and the Fermat Equation over Totally Real FieldsSamir Siksek, University of Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 04 March 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## The graded representation theory of the symmetric group and dominated homomorphismsLiron Speyer, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 25 February 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Invariants of Specht modulesHaralampos Geranios, University of York. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 04 February 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Graded RoCK blocks and wreath productsAnton Evseev, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 28 January 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Local-global conjectures in the representation theory of finite groupsLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Gunter Malle, TU Kaiserslautern. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 15 January 2015, 16:30-17:30 ## Foulkes modules for the symmetric groupLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting Melanie de Boeck, University of Kent. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 15 January 2015, 15:00-16:00 ## Cohomology for finite and algebraic groupsLMS Groups and their applications triangle meeting David Stewart, University of Cambridge. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 15 January 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Block Decompositions of Categories of Modules Determined By VarietiesJeremy Rickard, University of Bristol. Thursday 11 December 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Simple groups which are almost of Lie typeChris Parker, University of Birmingham. Thursday 27 November 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Fusion systems on groups with an abelian subgroup of index pDavid Craven, University of Birmingham. Thursday 13 November 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Dual singularities in exceptional type nilpotent conesPaul Levy, University of Lancaster. Thursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Permutation puzzles and finite simple groupsJason Semeraro, University of Bristol. Thursday 23 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Schubert calculus and Gelfand-Zetlin polytopesEvgeny Smirnov, Independent University of Moscow. Thursday 16 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Spectral multipliers and group representations: analysis of the Kohn Laplacian on complex spheresAlessio Martini, University of Birmingham. Saturday 04 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Lusztig symbols and the representation theory in type BnConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Nicolas Jacon, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 16 July 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Vertices of simple modules of symmetric groupsConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Eugenio Giannelli, (Royal Holloway, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 16 July 2014, 13:30-14:00 ## A central extension of the Hecke algebra at q = −1Conference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Ivan Marin, Université de Picardie Jules Verne. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 16 July 2014, 11:00-12:00 ## Categorical actions and Cherednik algebrasConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Eric Vasserot, Université de Paris 7. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 16 July 2014, 09:30-10:30 ## Foulkes characters: deflations, twists and algorithmsConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Mark Wildon, Royal Holloway, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 15 July 2014, 16:30-17:30 ## On the character degree sets of Sn, An and related groupsConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Christine Bessenrodt, Leibniz Universität Hannover. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 15 July 2014, 15:30-16:30 ## Transitive 2 representation of finitary 2- categoriesConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Vanessa Miemietz, University of East Anglia. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 15 July 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Graded column removal for homomorphisms between Specht modulesConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Liron Speyer, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 15 July 2014, 12:00-12:30 ## Jantzen filtrations for cyclotomic Hecke algebrasConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Andrew Mathas, University of Sydney. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 15 July 2014, 11:00-12:00 ## Garnir relations and Dyck tilingsConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Matthew Fayers, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 15 July 2014, 09:30-10:30 ## Blocks of KLR algebras of small defectConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Sinéad Lyle, University of East Anglia. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Monday 14 July 2014, 16:30-17:30 ## Modular representations of symmetric groups and KLR algebrasConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Alexander Kleshchev, University of Oregon. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Monday 14 July 2014, 15:30-16:30 ## Decomposition numbers from tilingsConference: Representations of Symmetric Groups, Hecke Algebras and KLR Algebras Joseph Chuang, City, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Monday 14 July 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Decomposing Generalised Gelfand–Graev Representations (GGGRs)Jay Taylor, TU Kaiserslautern. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 29 May 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Globally reductive groupsJonathan Elmer, University of Aberdeen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 22 May 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Chebyshev polynomials and tensor diagramsLisa Lamberti, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 15 May 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## On Fixed-Point-Free AutomorphismsGlen Collins, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 08 May 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Height extensions of the Temperley–Lieb categoryShona Yu, University of Leeds. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 01 May 2014, 17:00-18:00 ## Whittaker coinvariants in category O for gl(m|n)Simon Goodwin, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 13 March 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Brauer relations in finite groupsAlex Bartel, University of Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 06 March 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Koszulity for Brauer graph algebrasSibylle Schroll, University of Leicester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 27 February 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## When Artin groups are sufficiently large...Sarah Rees, University of Newcastle. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 20 February 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## The partition algebra and the Kronecker coefficientsChris Bowman, City, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 30 January 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Representations of the alternating group that remain irreducible in characteristic pMatthew Fayers, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 23 January 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Braid groups and quiver mutationJoseph Grant, University of Leeds. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 16 January 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Combinatorial fun with Kac-Moody-like groupsCorneliu Hoffman, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 12 December 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Curtis–Tits Groups of simply-laced typeRieuwert Blok, Bowling Green State Univeristy. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 05 December 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## New approaches to black box groupsAlexandre Borovik, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 21 November 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Krull dimension of affinoid enveloping algebrasKonstantin Ardakov, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 14 November 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## The geometries of the Freudenthal-Tits magic squareJeroen Schillewaert, Imperial College, London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 07 November 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Geometric invariant theory and spherical buildingsBen Martin, The University of Auckland. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 24 October 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Reading endotrivial modules on the Brauer treeCaroline Lassueur, TU Kaiserslautern. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Wednesday 16 October 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Maximal Subgroups of Classical GroupsKay Magaard, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 03 October 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Classical and non-classical subgroups of Schottky groupsJames Anderson, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Friday 14 June 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Classifying superconformal field theories via chiral ringsPostgraduate seminar Oliver Gray, University of Bristol. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 13 June 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Local subgroups of topological Kac-Moody groupsInna Capdeboscq, University of Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 06 June 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## How do you decide if a group is an amalgam?Aditi Kar, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 23 May 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Primitive triangle free strongly regular graphs, a survey: from Dale Mesner to recent resultsMikhail Klin, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 16 May 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Finite groups of Lie type and their representations IISpecial lectures, supported by DAAD Gerhard Hiss, RWTH Aachen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 15 May 2013, 15:00-17:00 ## Maximal subgroups of free idempotent generated semigroupsPostgraduate seminar Vicky Gould, University of York. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Tuesday 14 May 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Finite groups of Lie type and their representations ISpecial lectures, supported by DAAD Gerhard Hiss, RWTH Aachen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Friday 10 May 2013, 15:00-17:00 ## Finite Group Actions on Compact Riemann SurfacesAaron Wootton, University of Portland. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 09 May 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Lie group symmetries of crystals with defectsRachel Nicks, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 02 May 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Overgroups of regular elementsDonna Testerman, EPFL. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 25 April 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Some algebraic properties of compact topological groupsDan Segal, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 21 March 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Derived subalgebras of centralisers and primitive idealsAlexander Premet, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 14 March 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Z*-theorem for odd primes and for source algebras in blocks of finite groupsShigeo Koshitani, Chiba University. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 07 March 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Permutation groups where non-trivial elements have few fixed pointsRebecca Waldecker, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 28 February 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## Simple groups and magic wordsMartin Liebeck, Imperial College, London. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 21 February 2013, 16:00-17:00 ## A Majorana theory?Sergey Shpectorov, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:00 ## Character deflations, wreath products and Foulkes' ConjectureMark Wildon, Royal Holloway, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 17 January 2013, 17:00-18:00 ## Chevalley restriction theorem for vector-valued functions on quantum groupsMartina Balagović, University of York. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 06 December 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Decision problems for profinite groupsHenry Wilton, University College, London. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 29 November 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Remarks on Amalgams and FusionGeoffrey Robinson, University of Bristol. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 15 November 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Coverings of groups by subgroupsMartino Garonzi, University of Padova. Friday 09 November 2012, 11:00-12:00 ## Localization theory for quantum Hamiltonian reductionsKevin McGerty, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 08 November 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## What can you say about a finite group if you know something about the conjugacy class sizes?Alan Camina, University of East Anglia. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 01 November 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Normal subgroups of compact groupsNikolay Nikolov, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 11 October 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## On local symmetric algebras and finite group algebrasRadha Kessar, City, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 04 October 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Kazhdan–Lusztig Cells and CategorificationDmitriy Rumynin, University of Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 07 June 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Geometric characterizations of symplectic groups, modules and Lie algebrasHans Cuypers, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. Thursday 31 May 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## TBARobert Marsh, University of Leeds. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 29 May 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Using model theory to understand modulesMike Prest, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room C. Thursday 17 May 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Products of finite nilpotent groupsJohn Cossey (Canberra. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 10 May 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## The generating graph of direct powers of simple groupsEleonora Crestani, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 10 May 2012, 15:00-16:00 ## The spread of a finite groupSimon Guest, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 10 May 2012, 14:00-15:00 ## Local/global conjectures in representation theoryCharles Eaton, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 22 March 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Computation in finite matrix groupsDerek Holt, University of Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 15 March 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Is Babai afraid of spiders?Nick Gill, Open University. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 01 March 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## On the archaeology of unipotent radicalsDavid Stewart, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 23 February 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## A quaternionic approach to E_7Rob Wilson, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 16 February 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Calculating conjugacy classes of Sylow p-subgroups of Chevalley groupsPeter Mosch, Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 09 February 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Unipotent blocks of GL_n(q) and Deligne-Lusztig varietiesOlivier Dudas, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 02 February 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Group presentations where the generators weigh more than the relatorsPeter Kropholler, University of Glasgow. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 26 January 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Modern methods and recent progress in integer factorizationSong Yan, University of Bedfordshire. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 19 January 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Extremely primitive groupsTim Burness, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 12 January 2012, 16:00-17:00 ## Local representation theoryDavid Craven, University of Birmingham/Oxford. Thursday 08 December 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Fixed-point-free automorphisms of p-groupsSarah Astill, University of Bristol. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 01 December 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Commuting classes of matrices with entries from a finite fieldJohn Britnell, University of Bristol. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 17 November 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## On simple modules for the Brauer algebraMaud De Visscher, City, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 10 November 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Topological Representations and the Model Theory of Abelian Group RingsPeter Pappas, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 03 November 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Generalizations of representations of quivers and preprojective algebrasBill Crawley-Boevey, University of Leeds. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 27 October 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Affine W-algebrasTomoyuki Arakawa, Kyoto University. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 13 October 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Polygonal complexes IIIan Leary, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 06 October 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Automorphisms of soluble groupsPaul Flavell, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 29 September 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Modules for elementary abelian groups and vector bundles on projective spaceDave Benson, University of Aberdeen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 23 March 2011, 18:00-19:00 ## Finite groups of Lie type as Galois groups over rational numbersGordon Savin, University of Utah. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 17 March 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Generalized spin representationsGuntram Hainke, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 24 February 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## TBAMartin Kassabov, University Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 17 February 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Irreducible actions of geometric subgroups of classical algebraic groupsDonna Testermann, EPFL. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 10 February 2011, 16:00-17:00 ## Characteristic varieties of modules over enveloping algebras and Iwasawa algebrasKonstantin Ardakov, University of Nottingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 16 December 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Lie theory for finite simple groupsShahn Majid, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 09 December 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Modular Lie powers of relation modules and free central extensions of groupsRalph Stohr, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 25 November 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Aspherical values of rational Cherednik algebrasStephen Griffeth, University of Edinburgh. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 18 November 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## TBARob Wilson, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 10 November 2010, 16:30-17:30 ## TBAPeter Rowley, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 10 November 2010, 15:00-16:00 ## TBASergey Shpectorov, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Wednesday 10 November 2010, 14:00-15:00 ## A refinement of the McKay conjecture for arbitrary finite groupsAnton Evseev, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 28 October 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## On Behr's rank conjecture on the finiteness properties of S-arithmetic groupsRalf Gramlich, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 14 October 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## The isomorphism problem for almost split Kac-Moody groupsGuntram Hainke, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 14 October 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Algorithms and numbers of generators for finite matrix groupsDerek Holt, University of Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 07 October 2010, 16:30-17:30 ## Minimax Sets in Some Classical Groups of Dimension 3Philip Keen, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 17 June 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Group actions on curves and their Weierstrass pointsHelmut Völklein, Universität Duisburg-Essen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 10 June 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Mapping Class Groups and Complexes of Curves on Orientable/Nonorientable SurfacesElmas Irmak, Bowling Green State University. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 18 May 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Characteristic Subgroups for Pushing UpGroup theory day George Glauberman, University of Chicago. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Monday 26 April 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## p-Groups with Maximal Elementary Abelian p-Subgroups of Rank 2Group theory day Nadia Mazza, University of Lancaster. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Monday 26 April 2010, 15:00-16:00 ## The Diameter of the Monster GraphGroup theory day Peter Rowley, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Monday 26 April 2010, 12:00-13:00 ## Kac-Moody groupsGroup theory day Inna Capdeboscq, University of Warwick. Watson Building, Lecture Room B. Monday 26 April 2010, 11:00-12:00 ## Periodic automorphisms of simple Lie algebrasPaul Levy, University of Lancaster. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 15 April 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Metric dimensions of graphs arising from partial cubesSandi Klavzar, University of Ljubljana. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 13 April 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Additive group invariants in positive characteristicEmilie Dufresne, Universität Heidelberg. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Friday 09 April 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Symmetric generation of the Rudvalis groupRob Curtis, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 25 March 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Torsion Units in Integral Group Rings of Sporadic Simple GroupsAlexander Konovalov, University of St Andrews. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 11 March 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Elementary constructions of Suzuki and Ree groupsRob Wilson, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 04 March 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Majorana representations of groupsAlexander Ivanov, Imperial College, London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 25 February 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Cuspidal representations for rational Cherednik algebrasGwyn Bellamy, University of Edinburgh. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 18 February 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Irreducible characters of Sylow p-subgroups of D_4(p^k)Tung Le, University of Aberdeen. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 04 February 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## Rational Cherednik algebras, Hilbert schemes of points and quantum Hamiltonian reductionToby Stafford, University of Manchester. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 28 January 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## What is a q-reflection group?Yuri Bazlov, University of Bath. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 21 January 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## A class of groups universal for free R-tree actionsThomas Müller, Queen Mary, University of London. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 14 January 2010, 16:00-17:00 ## The decomposition matrix of the Brauer algebra over the complex fieldPaul Martin, University of Leeds. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 10 December 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Catalan numbers for complex reflection groupsIain Gordon, University of Edinburgh. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 03 December 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Rank PolynomialsSinead Lyle, University of East Anglia. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 19 November 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Equivariant Riemann-Roch theorems for curvesBernhard Koeck, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 12 November 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Mickelsson algebras and irreducible representations of YangiansMaxim Nazarov, University of York. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 05 November 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Groups and SurfacesGareth Jones, University of Southampton. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 22 October 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Median spaces, properties (T) and Haagerup, applications to mapping class groupsCornelia Drutu, University of Oxford. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 15 October 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## On the geometry of extremal elements in Lie algebrasHans Cuypers, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Tuesday 06 October 2009, 16:00-17:00 ## Finite W-algebras and primitive idealsJonathan Brown, University of Birmingham. Watson Building, Lecture Room A. Thursday 01 October 2009, 16:00-17:00 If you have a question about this list, please contact: David Craven; Chris Parker; Simon Goodwin; Lewis Topley. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser. |
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