# News & Events

## News

With great sadness we announce that Ludwig Faddeev, member of the HMI Scientific Advisory Board for 10 years, passed away on February 26, 2017.

The Simons Foundation has awarded Trinity College Dublin’s Hamilton Mathematics Institute (HMI) a grant of $600,000 ( €550,000) to develop a *Simons Distinguished Visiting Professor, Simons Visiting Scholar *and *Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme*.

**Upcoming Events**

**February 22, 2017.** **Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloquium.** Nick Dorey (DAMTP, Cambridge). *Three Dimensional Mirror Symmetry and Spin Chains**.* New Seminar Room, 4pm.

**February 23, 2017.** TCD Theoretical Physics Seminar. Christian Bogner (Humboldt University). *Algorithms for computations with multiple polylogarithms*. New Seminar Room, 2pm.

**February 23, 2017.** Dublin Mathematics Colloquium**. **Sung Yeon Kim (CMC, KIAS). *CR Maps between Boundaries of Flag Domains*. Synge Theatre, 5pm.

**February 24, 2017.** Modular Forms Seminar. Mariane Leitner (DIAS). *The Minimal Case of Wiles' Main Conjecture, Part I*. New Seminar Room, 3-4:30pm.

**February 27 - March 3, 2017.** Young Researchers Integrability School and Workshop.

**March 19, 2017.** Math-Physics Seminar. Georgios Korpas (TCD). *BPS Spectra and 3-manifold Invariants. *New Seminar Room, 2pm.

**May 2-5, 2017.** **HMI Workshop **New Results in Quantum Field Theory and Holography**, **organised by Manuela Kulaxizi (HMI/TCD), Tristan McLoughlin (HMI/TCD), Andrei Parnachev (HMI/TCD).

**June 6-9, 2017. HMI Workshop **Indefinite Theta Functions and Applications in Physics and Geometry, organised by Jan Manschot and Larry Rolen (HMI/TCD).

**August 22-26, 2017.** **HMI Workshop *** Geometry and Dynamics of Moduli Spaces,* organised by Ian Biringer (Boston College), Noel Brady (OU), Martin Bridgeman, Dawei Chen (Boston College), Brendan Guilfoyle (IT Tralee), and Andreea Nicoara (HMI/TCD).

**October 23-27, 2017.** **HMI Workshop** ** Geometry and Combinatorics of Associativity**, organised by Vladimir Dotsenko and Victoria Lebed (HMI/TCD).

**Past Events**

**February 17, 2017**. Modular Forms Seminar. Ivan Blanco-Chacon (UCD).*Introduction to Deformation Theory*. New Seminar Room, 3-4:30pm.**February 16, 2017.**Dublin Mathematics Colloquium**.**Antonio Giambruno (Palermo University).*Polynomial Identities and their Growth*. Synge Theatre, 5pm.**February 15, 2017.****Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloquium.**Nadav Drukker (King's College London).*The Exact Schur Index of N=4 SYM and Generalisations.*New Seminar Room, 4pm.**February 13, 2017.**Math-Physics Seminar. Francisco Jose Garcia Abad (TCD).*Quantum Complexity and Negative Curvature*. New Seminar Room, 2pm.**February 10, 2017**. Modular Forms Seminar. Stiofain Fordham (UCD).*Ribet's Proof of the Epsilon Conjecture*. Old Seminar Room, 9-10:30am.**February 9-10, 2017.**HMI Mini-Conference**.**Speakers include Gregory Gabadadze (NYU), Maxim Kontsevich (IHÉS), Nikita Nekrasov (SCGP), Andrei Okounkov (Columbia), Volker Schomerus (DESY), Yuri Tschinkel (Courant, NYU). Trinity News and Events Press Release.**February 3, 2017.**Modular Forms Seminar. Stiofain Fordham (UCD).*Roadmap of Proof of Fermat's Last Theorem*. 3-4:30pm, New Seminar Room.**February 2, 2017.**Dublin Mathematics Colloquium**.**Norbert Hoffmann (University of Limerick).*Del Pezzo Surfaces and Universal Torsors*. Synge, 5pm.**January 26, 2017.**Dublin Mathematics Colloquium**.**Hans Franzen (Bochum University).*Geometric properties of quiver Grassmannians.*Synge, 5pm.**January 26, 2017.**Geometry Seminar. Hans Franzen (Bochum University).*Donaldson-Thomas invariants of quivers via Chow groups of quiver moduli.*Old Seminar Room, 3pm.**January 25, 2017.****Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloquium.**Zoltan Bajnok (Wigner Research Center for Physics, Budapest).*Integrability and the holographic duality*. New Seminar Room, House 20, 4pm.**January 18, 2017.****Dublin Theoretical Physcis Colloquium.**Omer Gurdogan (University of Southampton).*“The chiral limit of deformed N=4 super Yang Mills and ABJM and integrable Feynman integrals."*New Seminar Room, House 20, 4pm.**December 16, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar. Blanco-Chacon (UCD).*Modular Forms as Representations.*New Seminar Room, 3pm.**December 14, 2016.**Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloquium. Daniel Nogradi (Eotvos University, Budapest).*Strong Dynamics and Composite Higgs on the Lattice.*New Seminar Room, 4pm.**December 9, 2016**. Dublin Mathematics Colloquium. Nikos Diamantis (University of Nottingham).*Values of L-functions and Shifted Convolutions*. Synge Theatre, 4pm.**December 9, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar. Jan Manschot (TCD).*Poincare Series and Applications to Physics*. New Seminar Room, 3pm.**December 7, 2016.**Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloquium. Anatoly Konechny (Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh).*Renormalization Group Boundaries and Interfaces in the Ising Field Theory.*New Seminar Room, 4pm.**December 2, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar. Larry Rolen (TCD).*Jacobi Forms.*New Seminar Room, 3pm.

**December 1, 2016.**THIRTEENTH J.L. SYNGE PUBLIC LECTURE titled**THE BIRTH OF THE UNIVERSE**was given by Professor**George P Efstathiou**, FRS, Professor of Astrophysics and the first Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology at Cambridge. MacNeill Lecture Theatre 3, Hamilton Building, Trinity College. 7.30 pm.**December 1, 2016.**Dublin Mathematics Colloquium. Arnaud Mortier (DCU).*Knots, Virtual Knots, and Finite-type Invariants*. New Seminar Room, 4.30pm.**December 1, 2016.**TCD Geometry Seminar. Arnaud Mortier (DCU).*Finite-type Cohomology of the Space of Long Knots*. Old Seminar Room, 3pm.**November 30, 2016.**Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloquium. Ioannis Papadimitriou (SISSA - Trieste, Italy).*AdS_2 holography and non-extremal black holes.*New Seminar Room, 4pm.**November 25, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar. Stiofain Fordham (UCD).*Complex Multiplication.*New Seminar Room, 3pm.**November 24, 2016.**Geometry Seminar. Tyler L. Kelly (University of Cambridge).*Unifying Mirror Constructions*. Synge Theatre, Hamilton Building, 5pm.**November 24, 2016.**Math-Physics Seminar*.*Dmytro Volin (TCD).*On the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev Model - Part 2*. New Seminar Room, 2pm.**November 23, 2016.**Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloqium. Damian Galante (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands).*Shape Dependence of Holographic Rényi Entropies.*New Seminar Room House 20, 4pm.**November 21, 2016.**TCD Theoretical Physics Seminar. Luise Adams (Mainz).*The Sunrise and the Kite Integral in Terms of an Elliptic Generalisation of the Multiple Polylogarithms.*New Seminar Room House 20, 2.30pm.**November 18, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar. Georgios Korpas (TCD).*Modular L-functions and Connections with Elliptic Curves.*New Seminar Room, 3pm.**November 17, 2016.**Dublin Mathematics Colloqium. Herve Gaussier (Grenoble).*How Can Metrics Explain Some Geometric Properties of Complex Manifolds?*Synge Theatre, Hamilton Building, 5pm.**November 17, 2016.**Math-Physics Seminar. Dmytro Volin (TCD).*On the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev Model*-*Part 1*. New Seminar Room, 2pm.**November 16, 2016.**Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloqium. Konstantin Zarembo (Nordita, Stockholm).*Precision Tests of Non-Conformal Holography*. New Seminar Room House 20, 4pm.**November 14, 2016.****TCD Theoretical Physics Seminar**. Samuel Abreu (Freiburg).*The Diagrammatic Coaction of Cut Feynman Integrals*. New Seminar Room House 20, 2.30pm.**November 4, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar. Sergey Mozgovoy (TCD).*Hecke Operators*. New Seminar Room, 3pm.**November 3, 2016.****Math-Physics Seminar**. Francisco Jose Garcia Abad (TCD).*On the S-matrix Bootstrap.*New Seminar Room, 2:00pm.**November 2, 2016.****Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloqium**. Massimo Taronna (ULB, Brussels).*Higher-Spin Holography, Cubic Interactions and Beyond.*New Seminar Room House 20, 4pm.

**October 28, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar. Larry Rolen (TCD).*Modular Functions*. New Seminar Room, 3pm.**October 27, 2016.**Geometry Seminar. Emmanuel Letellier (Paris Diderot-Paris 7 University).*Higgs Bundles and Indecomposable Parabolic Vector Bundles over the Projective Line*. Old Seminar Room, 3pm.**October 27, 2016.**Dublin Mathematics Colloqium. Emmanuel Letellier (Paris Diderot-Paris 7 University).*Character Varieties and Representation Theory.*Synge Theatre, Hamilton Building, 5pm.**October 26, 2016.****Dublin Theoretical Physics Colloqium.**Christoph Keller (ETH, Zurich).*Mathieu Moonshine and Symmetry Surfing.*New Seminar Room House 20, 4pm.**October 24, 2016.****TCD Theoretical Physics Seminar.**Joao Penedones (ETH, Lausanne - Switzerland).*S-matrix Bootstrap Revisited.*New Seminar Room House 20, 2.30pm.**October 21, 2016.**Modular Forms Seminar**.**James Boland (TCD). The Valence Formula and Dimensions of Spaces of Modular Forms. New Seminar Room, 3pm.**October 20, 2016.**Geometry Seminar. Raf Bocklandt (University of Amsterdam).*Moduli of Matrix Factorizations*. Old Seminar Room, 3pm.**October 20, 2016.**Dublin Mathematics Colloqium. Raf Bocklandt (University of Amsterdam).*From the Freezer to the Tropics*. Synge Theatre, Hamilton Building, 5pm.**October 17, 2016.****TCD Theoretical Physics Seminar.**Tim Adamo (Imperial College London).*Twistor Methods for AdS_5.*New Seminar Room House 20, 2.30pm.**October 17, 2016**we celebrate. RIA organizes an Annual Hamilton Lecture at Trinity College. The Lecture is kindly supported by Arup and the Irish Times.**W.R.Hamilton's Day**

- The 12th William Rowan Hamilton Geometry and Topology Workshop, August 2016.
- Irish Quantum Foundations meeting, Maynooth University, 26-27 May, 2016
- Irish Geometry Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 13-14 May 2016

*Interactions between three and four manifolds -*The 11th William Rowan Hamilton Geometry and Topology Workshop August 2015*Homological invariants in low-dimensional topology and geometry -*The 10th William Rowan Hamilton Geometry and Topology Workshop, August 26-30, 2014*Geometry and Groups after Thurston*- The 9th William Rowan Hamilton Geometry and Topology Workshop - August 27-31, 2013