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Galois Seminar

Friday, September 22, 2023 - 3:30pm

Adam Topaz

University of Alberta


University of Pennsylvania


Tea will be served at 3:15pm in the Math Lounge, DRL 4th floor

Classically, anabelian geometry asks to what
extent an arithmetic/geometric object is
determined by its topologically-flavored
invariants. Here "topology" primarily refers
to the etale topology. In this talk I'll discuss
a few results which arose while trying to
understand an "idealized" version of such
questions (I'll explain what I mean by this
during the talk), as well as some related
results which study the interplay between
certain "motivic data" and anabelian