Columbia University Mathematics ColloquiumSpring 2006 
Columbia
Mathematics Department Colloquium meets in Math 520 every three weeks on
Wednesday afternoons at 5:00, and is preceded by tea at 4:30. Colloquia are of general
mathematical interest and aimed at both faculty and graduate students. Please click on the title for the abstract.
Feb. 1 
Laszlo
Erdos (University of Munich, visiting Harvard) 
Mathematical analysis
of quantum dynamics with many degrees of freedom 
Feb. 2 (Thursday,
5:30pm) 
Ian Agol
(University of Illinois at Chicago) 

Feb. 15 
Ambrus Pal (IHES) 

Mar. 1 
David Gabai
(Princeton) 

Mar. 8 
Kazuhiro Fujiwara (Nagoya University) 
Vanishing theorems
for Shimura varieties 
Mar. 22 
Ralph Greenberg (University of Washington) 

Mar. 29 
Ivan Smith (University of Cambridge) 

Apr. 5 
Frederic
Bourgeois (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium) 

Apr. 19 
Haruzo
Hida (U. C. L. A.) 

May 10 
Eric
D’Hoker (U. C. L. A.) 
Some geometrical problems in AdS/CFT 
Fall 2004
schedule, Spring
2005schedule, Fall
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Organizer: Eric Urban and MuTao Wang