Research Seminar

Research Seminar Algebraic Geometry

The research seminar is usually held on Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Moreover, we are involved in the Research Seminar Number Theory and Arithmetic Geometry.


Due to Covid-19 the talks will be online during this semester.




April 23Online meeting to discuss June Huh's talk on Combinatorial applications of the Hodge–Riemann relations. Everyone is welcome to join.
April 30Online meeting to discuss Spencer Bloch's talk on Motives in mathematics and in physics. Everyone is welcome to join.
May 7Emanuele Macrì (Paris)Antisymplectic involutions on projective hyperkähler manifolds (Abstract)
May 14 (4 pm - 5 pm)Patricio Gallardo (Riverside)Geometric interpretation of toroidal compactifications of moduli of points in the line and cubic surfaces (Abstract)
May 28Matthias Paulsen (Hannover)The construction problem for Hodge numbers (Abstract)
Friday June 5 (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm)Pieter Belmans (Bonn)The quadratic Fano correspondence for cubic hypersurfaces via derived categories (Abstract)
June 11 (2 pm - 3 pm)Ivan Cheltsov (Edinburgh)
K-stability of Fano 3-folds (Abstract)
June 18 (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)Olivier Benoist (Paris)Two coniveau filtrations (Abstract)
June 25 (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)Burt Totaro (Los Angeles)The Hilbert scheme of infinite affine space (Abstract)
July 2Yajnaseni Dutta (Bonn)Positivity of direct image sheaves (Abstract)
July 9Emre Sertöz (Hannover)Separating periods of quartic surfaces (Abstract)
July 16 (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)Matthias Schütt (Hannover)ZAG Seminar
July 23 (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)Stefano Filipazzi (Los Angeles)On the boundedness of n-folds of Kodaira dimension n-1 (Abstract)
Sept 24 (11 am - 12 pm, a310)Jan Hennig (Hannover)Constructing non-rational hypersurfaces of low degree using unramified cohomology (Master thesis) (Abstract)
The seminars of previous semesters can be found in the archive.