MPIM Topology Seminar, 2017/18

 

Montags 16:30 - 18:00, Hörsaal MPIM


August 4, 2017: Danica Kosanovich

Witten-Reshetikhin-Turaev invariants of tangles and 3-manifolds


August 7: Rob Schneiderman and Peter Teichner

Kontsevich integral of string links, grope cobordism and Whitney towers


August 14: Eugene Rabinovich

The Path from Perturbative Chern-Simons Theory to Knot Invariants


August 21: Arumina Ray

Le-Murakami-Ohtsuki invariants of links and 3-manifolds


August 28: Peter Feller

Habiro’s integrality results for LMO-invariants


September 4: JungHwan Park

The Kontsevich integral revisited


September 11: Andrew Lobb

The Khovanov space and generalizations


September 18: Mark Powell

Surface systems of links and refined triple linking numbers


September 25: Danica Kosanovic

A categorical approach to universal knot invariants


October 2: Chris Davis

Knots in homology spheres and the solvable filtration


October 9: Yuqing Shi

Compactified configuration spaces and knot invariants


October 16: Peter Teichner

Goodwillie-Weiss calculus and Feynman diagrams


October 23: Chris Elliott

Topological Twists of Factorization Algebras


November 6: Achim Krause

Knot invariants from cosimplicial spaces of configurations


November 13: Hirzebruch Colloquium by Walter Neumann

Course Geometry


November 20: Peter Teichner

Feynman diagrams and a spectral sequence for the space of knots.


November 27: Min Hoon Kim

The bipolar filtration of topologically slice knots


December 4: Jae Choon Cha

Transfinite Milnor invariants of 3-manifolds


December 18: Matthias Nagel

Multivariable signatures, genus bounds, and 0.5-solvable cobordisms


January 8, 2018: Ben Knudsen

Subdivisional spaces and graph braid groups