Tag Archives: Laurent Fargues

Jean-Marc Fontaine, 1944-2019

The results which generate the most buzz in mathematics are usually those which can be expressed in an elementary (or at least pithy) way to a general mathematical audience. It is certainly true that such results may be profound (see … Continue reading

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Hausdorff Trimester: May 4-August 21, 2020

This post is to let everyone know that there will be a trimester at the Hausdorff institute in 2020 organized by Ana Caraiani, Laurent Fargues, Peter Scholze, and myself on “The Arithmetic of the Langlands Program“. The dates for both … Continue reading

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Upcoming Attractions

There’s a packed schedule for graduate classes at Chicago next Fall: Ngô Bảo Châu on automorphic forms (TueTh 11:00-12:30), Akhil Mathew on perfectoid spaces (MWF 12:30-1:30), and George Boxer and me on (higher) Hida theory (MW 1:30-3:00). Strap yourself in! … Continue reading

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Scholze on Torsion, Part IV

This is a continuation of Part I, Part II, and Part III. I was planning to start talking about Chapter IV, instead, this will be a very soft introduction to a few lines on page 72. At this point, we … Continue reading

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