University of Edinburgh
School of Mathematics

Scottish Topology Seminars

Summer 2004

Informal topology seminars in August

Friday, 11th June, 4.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Ursula Ludwig (Edinburgh)
A stratified Morse theory

Thursday, 27th May, 4.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Yunhyong Kim (Edinburgh)
Cohomology of loop groups
(Jointly with Geometry Seminar)

Thursday, 22nd April, 4.00PM, Room 5215, JCMB
John Roe (Pennsylvania State)
Harmonic analysis on metric spaces and its topological implications
(Jointly with Geometry Seminar)

Friday, 16th April, 4.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Ian Hambleton (McMaster)
Homotopy self-equivalences of 4-manifolds

Spring 2004

Friday, 5th March, 4.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Greg Lupton (Cleveland and Cambridge)
Rational Homotopy Groups of Function Spaces via Minimal Models

Friday, 27th February, 5.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Stefan Friedl (Munich)
Slice knots in S^3 and eta invariants

Friday, 13th February, 3.00PM, Room 7, Appleton Tower
Simon Willerton (Sheffield)
Twisted Drinfeld doubles and twisted K-theory

Friday, 30th January, 4.00PM, Room 5215, JCMB
Graeme Segal (Oxford)
Chern classes and the Heisenberg group

Friday, 23rd January, 4.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Michael Crabb (Aberdeen)
Loop homology as fibrewise homology

Autumn 2003

Friday, 28th November, 4.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Michael Weiss (Aberdeen)
Cohomology of the stable mapping class group

Friday, 24th October, 4.00PM, Room 4312, JCMB
Larry Taylor (Notre Dame)
Smooth R^4's