Tag Archives: David Geraghty

A non-liftable weight one form modulo p^2

I once idly asked RLT (around 2004ish) whether one could use Buzzard-Taylor arguments to prove that any representation: which was unramified at p and residually irreducible (and modular) was itself modular (in the Katz sense). Galois representations of this flavour … Continue reading

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Artin No-Go Lemma

The problem of constructing Galois representations associated to Maass forms with eigenvalue 1/4 is, by now, a fairly notorious problem. The only known strategy, first explained by Carayol, is to first transfer the representation to a unitary group over an … Continue reading

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Hilbert Modular Forms of Partial Weight One, Part III

My student Richard Moy is graduating! Richard’s work has already appeared on this blog before, where we discussed his joint work with Joel Specter showing that there existed non-CM Hilbert modular forms of partial weight one. Today I want to … Continue reading

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Harris 60

I’ve just returned from the excellent MSRI workshop which honored Michael Harris’ 60th birthday, and here is a brief summary of some of the gossip and mathematics I picked up when I was there. First, let me take note of … Continue reading

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Horizontal Vanishing Conjectures.

Let be a number field, and let be a reductive group over , and let be a congruence subgroup of . I can hear BC objecting that this doesn’t make sense without extra choices; if you have such an objection, … Continue reading

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A postview of Bellairs/Barbados

I am just recovering from my trip to Barbados for the McGill sponsored conference at the Bellairs institute (which I previously discussed here). I thought it was a wonderfully enjoyable conference, for many reasons. The first is that I got … Continue reading

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