Seminar

U. Haifa Algebra seminar: Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Speaker: Petr Dunin-Barkowski (HSE Moscow). Title: “Generalized double Hurwitz numbers, topological recursion, and ELSV-type formulas”.

Date:            Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM  Place:           Room 614, Science & Education Building, U. Haifa Speaker:    Petr Dunin-Barkowski (HSE Moscow) Title: Generalized double Hurwitz numbers, topological recursion, and ELSV-type formulas Abstract: In the talk, I’ll briefly…
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U. Haifa Algebra seminar: Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Speaker: Boris Bychkov (University of Haifa). Title: “Topological recursion for generalized double Hurwitz numbers”.

Date:            Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 12:00 PM  Place:           Room 614, Science & Education Building, U. Haifa Speaker:    Boris Bychkov (University of Haifa) Title: Topological recursion for generalized double Hurwitz numbers Abstract: Topological recursion is a remarkable…
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U. Haifa Algebra seminar: Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Speaker: Alexei Piskunov (Technion). Title: “Motivic zeta-function for surfaces and Severi-Brauer varieties”.

Date:            Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 12:00 PM  Place:           Room 614, Science & Education Building, U. Haifa Speaker:    Alexei Piskunov   (Technion) Title: “Motivic zeta-function for surfaces and Severi-Brauer varieties” Abstract: Motivic zeta-function Z_X(t) of an algebraic variety X is…
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U. Haifa Algebra seminar: Thursday, Oct 27, 2022. Speaker: Sergey Khoroshkin (IITP Moscow). Title: “Wave functions of hyperbolic Sutherland model”.

There will be a Special Algebra seminar on Thursday, Oct 27, 2022 01:00 PM Jerusalem In-person, in room 614 of the Science & Education Building, University of Haifa, Speaker:    Sergey Khoroshkin (IITP Moscow)Title: Wave functions of hyperbolic Sutherland model. Abstract:======== Following…
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U. Haifa Topology & Geometry seminar: Sunday, July 24, 2022. Speaker: Simona Paoli (Aberdeen). Title: “Weakly globular double categories and weak units”.

Time:         17:00 (Israel Time) Location:  Room 614 of the Science & Education Building, University of Haifa and on Zoom Recording link:https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/sYN7G8VN3MXfRuwaUOnvzT9ecrjTecjGgJs2YZu0AJXNFDkYdbidmfWzmtabE42N.WKmhxQ0j0aIqI9xl Abstract: Segal-type models of weak 2-categories are simplicial models of bicategories, and they comprise the Tamsamani model and the…
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U. Haifa Topology & Geometry seminar: Sunday, June 12, 2022. Speaker: Gil Bor (CIMAT, Mexico). Title: “Cusps of caustics by reflection in a convex billiard table”.

Time:         17:00 (Israel Time) Location:  In Room 614 of the Science & Education Building, University of Haifa and on Zoom Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/11wbNQ9drctg3GJjEHL784aCI9iAczSpRsOuPha69BFsCmeQl6KXclBCWauaFMNF.mJ2eReCfMakLrdia Abstract. We place a light source inside a smooth convex billiard table (or mirror). The n-th caustic by…
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U. Haifa Topology & Geometry seminar: Sunday, May 29, 2022. Speaker: Markus Upmeier (Aberdeen). Title: “Cobordism categories and Atiyah-Singer index theory”.

Time: 17:00 (Israel Time) Location: On Zoom Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/OCd0OzhQnH8AcW2AjbpVGS5hFi4vW11OkS6gE0sFu7oVeakAviNsc0RJMB0BeneB.nQls_DORtJQrjgt3 Abstract.   I will discuss work in progress that categorifies the analytic index of Atiyah-Singer in terms of a new construction using representation theory of Clifford algebras. My main theorem shows that…
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U. Haifa Topology & Geometry seminar: Sunday, May 22, 2022. Speaker: Andrew Salch (Wayne State). Title: “Stable homotopy groups and special values of L-functions”.

Time: 17:00 (Israel Time) Location: On Zoom Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/2p8IC8Cg-VEwNlgsDG_sQJRv-tPbLizEwXxI1DFuCzYujlmGkGa7ndhiUdxxLD9-.quz6ubBm7uCXOi-0 Abstract.  In this talk, I will survey the known relationships between stable homotopy groups of Bousfield localizations of finite spectra and special values of L-functions. Given a p-local finite spectrum X,…
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