## Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar## Spring 2005 |
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The Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar takes place on Friday afternoons. All are welcome.

We are experimenting with a new format this year, with fewer seminar dates but several talks on each date.

2 pm | Izzet Coskun | MIT | Characteristic numbers via degenerations |

3:30 pm | Anders Buch | Aarhus | Quantum cohomology of isotropic Grassmannians |

5 pm | Carel Faber | KTH/Johns Hopkins | Cohomology of local systems on moduli spaces of curves and of abelian varieties |

2 pm | Julius Ross | Columbia | Stability of projective varieties |

3:30 pm | Gang Tian | Princeton | Geometry of K-stability |

2 pm | Valentina Kiritchenko | Stony Brook | Chern classes for reductive groups |

3:30 pm | Samuel Grushevsky | Princeton | A_6 is of general type |

5 pm | Damiano Testa | MIT | The Severi problem for rational curves on del Pezzo surfaces |

2 pm | Hans Georg Freiermuth | Columbia | On compactifications of the space of framed vector bundles on the projective plane |

3:30 pm | Igor Krichever | Columbia | Characterizing Jacobians via integrable equations |

5 pm | Johan Martens | Columbia | Instanton counting and nonabelian localization |

4 pm | Ravi Vakil | Stanford | Murphy's Law in algebraic geometry: Badly-behaved deformation spaces |

The AMS 2005 Summer Research Institute in Algebraic Geometry will take place in Seattle, July 25 to August 12, 2005. Here is the schedule of talks.

Schedules from the past: Fall 1997 - Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2004

This page is maintained by Michael Thaddeus and was shamelessly, indirectly copied from Pasha Belorousski.