This is our (virtual) main research seminar. Talks are given both by guests and members of our group. The meeting ID is 923 9722 5307. For the password, please contact a member of our working group.

Date | Time | Room | Speaker | Title | Abstract |
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4 Nov 2020 | This is a free slot. | ||||

11 Nov 2020 | 14:15 - 15:15 | zoom | Matt Zaremsky (University at Albany) | Twisted Brin-Thompson groups, and geometric embeddings into simple groups | |

18 Nov 2020 | 14:15 - 15:00 | zoom | Viola Siconolfi | Ricci curvature, graphs and Coxeter groups | |

25 Nov 2020 | 14:15 - 15:15 | zoom | Louis Funar (Institute Fourier, Grenoble) | Postponed to 06.01.2021 | |

2 Dec 2020 | 14:15 - 15:15 | zoom | Colva M. Roney-Dougal (University of St. Andrews) | Finite simple groups and hard computational problems | |

9 Dec 2020 | 14:15 - 16:00 | zoom | Nathalie Wahl (University of Copenhagen) | Computing the homology of Higman-Thompson groups using homological stability | |

16 Dec 2020 | 14:15 - 16:00 | zoom | Moritz Petschick (HHU Duesseldorf) | Generalised Basilica groups | |

23 Dec 2020 | 16:00 - 17:30 | zoom | Giovanni Paolini (Caltech) | The $K(\pi,1)$ conjecture for affine Artin groups | |

6 Jan 2021 | 14:15 - 16:00 | zoom | Louis Funar (Institute Fourier, Grenoble) | Groups related to mapping class groups of infinite type surfaces | |

13 Jan 2021 | 14:15 - 15:15 | zoom | Damian Sercombe (Bochum) | Maximal connected subgroups of maximal rank in reductive $k$-groups | |

20 Jan 2021 | 14:15 - 15:15 | zoom | Luis Paris (Dijon) | Poly-freeness of even Artin groups of FC type | |

27 Jan 2021 | 14:15 - 15:15 | zoom | Peter Brooksbank (Bucknell) | TBA | |

3 Feb 2021 | 16:15 - 17:15 | zoom | Joel Lewis (Washington DC) | The Hurwitz action in complex reflection groups | |

10 Feb 2021 | This is a free slot. |