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Fall 1998 Berkeley Number Theory Seminar

Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

Fall 1998 Number Theory Seminar schedule

September 2   Daniel Bertrand, Pari 6

Exponents on non-Fuchsian systems and values of E-functions

September 9 Kevin Buzzard, Imperial College, London

Gouvea-Mazur conjectures for
Hilbert modular forms

September 16 Amod Agashe, Berkeley

Invisible elements of Sha.
September 23 Dave McKinnon, Berkeley

An Arithmetic Be'zout Theorem

Gisbert Wuestholz

Connections between Hilbert's Seventh and Twelfth Problems

September 30 Paul Vojta, Berkeley

A more general abc conjecture

October 7 Bjorn Poonen, Berkeley

Mordell-Lang plus Bogomolov

October 14 Bjorne Poonen



(Mordell-Lang + Bogomolov)

October 21 Arthur Ogus, Berkeley

Hodge numbers of Scholl's modular motives

Matt Baker, Berkeley

Trigonal Modular Curves

October 28 Alice Silverberg, Ohio State University

Representations of finite groups and applications
to abelian varieties

Jim Borger, Berkeley

Refined ramification theory and a generalized Hasse-Arf theorem

November 4 Bowen lectures: Barry Mazur, Harvard University

Arithmetic inspired by the ABC Conjecture

Ken Ribet, Berkeley

2-dimensional lambda-adic representations in the ramified case

November 11 Barry Mazur, Harvard University

"Visualizing elements of order three in the
Shafarevich-Tate group."

Hendrik Lenstra, Berkeley

Images of Galois representations

November 18 Adrian Vasiu, Berkeley

Shimura varieties, K3-surfaces, and Hecke orbits

Hendrik Lenstra

Algebras with the same zeta function

November 25 Week of Thanksgiving holiday
December 2 Lily Khadjavi, Berkeley

Covering maps and a theorem of Belyi's

December 9 Marius van der Put, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen,

Grothendieck's conjecture for
differential equations.


The Number Theory Seminar meets Wednesdays at 4:12pm in 891 Evans Hall or Fridays in 330 Evans Hall. Lectures last 50 minutes and are followed by a short question period. The mathematical public is cordially invited to attend.

Robert F. Coleman
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