A PhD student seminar series to learn simple yet seminal concepts of Pure Mathematics

45 mins of time | a single concept

SPRING 2022 PILOT

Ilia Gaiur The symplectic facet of Noether's Theorem

Gianmarco Brocchi Induction on scales

Andrea Freschi Erdős' Probabilistic Method

AUTUMN 2022

Ricky Hutchins When is a property typical?

Matthew Chaffe The Trichotomy Theorem

Michele Ferrante The Finite Intersection Property

Aimeric Malter Derived Categories

Andrea Freschi Szemerédi Regularity Lemma

Nikos Ladas Maximum, Minimum & Comparison principles

SPRING 2023

Benedetta Facciotti The Mechanical Facet of Symplectic Geometry

Alexander Fruh Hodge Theory: connecting Algebra and Analysis

Joel Summerfield Non-Uniqueness Results

Will Turner What's a Matroid?

Bim Gustavsson Exceptional Sticking for acyclic Nakayama algebras

Pablo Timonedo Ovieda Hall's Theorem

AUTUMN 2023

Camila Zárate Guerén On Ramsey theory

Arnaud Dumont Riemann’s nowhere-differentiable function 

George Bender Gödel's proof

Wilbur Halford Provability Logic and Self-Referential Sentences 

Debmalya Bandyopadhyay Some proofs of Turán's theorem 

Xinran Zheng Markov decision processes

I created the series in spring 2022, and run it till the end of 2023. Since spring 2024, the series is led by Arnaud Dumont.