Welcome to the website of the GLEN aka "Highland Cow"
The GLEN is a joint seminar in algebraic geometry between the
Universities of Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield and
We hold four meetings a year, rotating between the various
participating institutions. Previous meetings can be
maintain a mailing list for related announcements, to join please
email johan.martens at ed.ac.uk.
Local organizers include Gwyn Bellamy
Pagani (Liverpool), Hendrik Suess
(Manchester) and Evgeny
Shinder (Sheffield). GLEN is coordinated by Johan Martens
GLEN is supported by a Scheme
3 Grant of the London
Mathematical Society. We maintain a mailing list,
please contact Johan
Martens if you wish to join the list or post.
Manchester, 14 July 2017
||Aleksandr Pukhlikov (Liverpool)|
Elisa Postinghel (Loughborough)
||Damiano Testa (Warwick)|
Liverpool, 3 February 2017
||Roberto Fringuelli (Edinburgh)
|The Picard group of the universal moduli
space of vector bundles on stable curves.
||Liana Heuberger (Imperial)
|Fano varieties, general elephants and
||Jeffrey Giansiracusa (Swansea)
|Tropical geometry and algebra over idempotent
All talks taking place in lecture theater
Hele-Shaw, Walker Building, School of Engineering, University of
Edinburgh (ICMS), 9 December 2016
Michael Wong (Essen)
Open de Rham Spaces
Peter Samuelson (Edinburgh)
Knot complements and affine cubic surfaces
Marina Logares (Oxford)
Parabolic Higgs bundles and Generalised Parabolic Higgs bundles
Sheffield, 9 & 10 June 2016 - "Homological
Speakers: Kai Behrend (Oxford)
Tyler Kelly (Cambridge)
Alexander Kuznetsov (Steklov Institute)
Jørgen Rennemo (Oxford)
Spela Spenko (Edinburgh)
Nicolo Sibilla (Oxford)
For all info, see the local website here.
Thomas Prince (Imperial):
Cluster structures from toric degenerations of orbifold del Pezzo surfaces.
Konstanze Rietsch (King's):
Polytopes and mirror symmetry for Grassmannians
16:00 Ziyu Zhang (Bath)
Singularities of moduli of sheaves on K3 surfaces and formality
All talks taking place in Lecture Theatre C (Room 507), Boyd Orr Building.
Edinburgh, Thursday 10 December 2015
Ghislain Fourier (Glasgow):
Toric degenerations of flag varieties arising from representation theory
Kevin Tucker (UIC)
Rationality of the F-Pure Threshold in Power Series Rings
16:00 Martina Lanini (Edinburgh)
Moment graph combinatorics for semi-infinite flags
All GLEN talks taking place in JCMB 6206.
Manchester, Monday November 9 2015: "Invariants from Moduli Spaces"
Cristina Manolache (Imperial):
Gromov-Witten theory: what are we counting?
Renzo Cavalieri (Colorado State)
Tropical geometry: a graphical interface for the GW/Hurwitz correspondence
16:00 Nicola Pagani (Liverpool)
What is the universal theta divisor?
All GLEN talks taking place in Frank Adams Room 1 in the Alan Turing Building.
There is also an extra talk beforehand (in room G.107) which is likely of interest to the GLEN audience.
12:00 Nathan Broomhead (Bielefeld)
Spaces of stability conditions and silting
See here for older meetings.