What is ...? Seminar

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Audience: Learners
Seminar series times: Monday 08:00-10:00, Thursday 00:00-02:00, Friday 00:00-02:00, 01:00-03:00 in your time zone, UTC
Organizers: Anna Puskas*, Valentin Buciumas*
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The ``What is ... ? Seminar'' (WiSe) is a weekly Zoom mathematics seminar. The goal is to explain interesting things to each other in a casual manner. The name is inspired by the What is ...? column of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. See the website for more details. If you want to receive the zoom link for the talks please fill out the form linked on the website or contact Anna at a.puskas@uq.edu.au.

Upcoming talks
Past talks
Your timeSpeakerTitle
FriOct 2201:00Madeline NurcombeWhat is Kazhdan-Lusztig Theory?
MonOct 1108:00Maryam KhaqanWhat is moonshine?
FriSep 2401:00Matthew SpongWhat is (non-equivariant) elliptic cohomology?
FriSep 1001:00Matthew SpongWhat is equivariant elliptic cohomology?
FriAug 2700:00Alex WeekesWhat is the Affine Grassmanian?
FriMay 2106:00Pengfei HuangWhat is nonabelian Hodge theory?
ThuMay 1300:00Steven RayanWhat is a hyperpolygon?
ThuMay 0601:00Emily ThompsonWhat is a hyperbolic knot?
ThuApr 2905:00Sebastian HellerWhat is a hyperkähler manifold?
ThuApr 2200:00Ian WhiteheadWhat is an Apollonian Packing?
ThuApr 1500:00Anna RomanovWhat is a Hecke algebra?
ThuApr 0100:00Alex WeekesWhat is a Coulomb branch?
ThuMar 1823:00Alexander StokesWhat is an integrable difference equation?
ThuMar 1100:00Benjamin GammageWhat is Mirror Symmetry?
FriMar 0500:00Rohin BerichonWhat is the exotic structure on R^4?
FriDec 0401:00Zhaoting WeiWhat is the Kobayashi-Hitchin correspondence?
FriNov 2705:00Stephen LynchWhat is Thurston Geometrization?
FriNov 2003:00Cailan LiWhat is categorification?
FriNov 1301:00Joe BaineWhat is a Soergel bimodule?
FriOct 3001:00Linyuan LiuWhat is mixed Hodge theory?
FriOct 2301:00Owen ColmanWhat is Hodge theory?
FriOct 1601:00GyeongHyeon NamWhat is the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture?
FriOct 0901:00Seamus AlbionWhat is the Honey Comb Model?
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