Organizers: Lior Silberman, Julia Gordon, Bill Casselman, as well as Masoud Kamgarspour.

Contact: lior | @ | math.ubc.ca | MATX 1112 | 604-827-3031 |

- The seminar will take place on Tuesdays 12:30-2pm in MATX 1102. The first, introductory, lecture will take place Tuesday, September 15th.
- Reading Course number: 620D, section 101
- The main reference will be [1] below. For prerequisites, we have to assume some algebraic geometry, that is familiarity with the notion of an algebraic variety (ideally, also of ringed spaces, sheaves, and schemes). A good reference for that is Milne's notes [2] (if you read the beginning of Hartshorne, it should be enough as well). While [1] also assumes some homological algebra, we can plan to review it as needed; will probably will briefly review sheaves as well.

(references without number are to Milne's notes)

Meeting | Title | Speaker | Notes & References |
---|---|---|---|

1. 15/9 | Introduction | Masoud Kamgarspour |

Author(s) | Title | Data | |
---|---|---|---|

[1] | J. Milne | Lectures on Étale Cohomology | (online notes) |

[2] | J. Milne | Algebraic Geometry | (online notes) |

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