Date & Time: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 16:00-17:00.
Venue: Ramanujan Hall

Speaker: Souvik Goswami, School of Mathematics, TIFR Bombay

Title: Algebraic cycles

Abstract: Algebraic cycles form the core of modern algebraic geometry, where subvarieties of an algebraic variety are treated as free abelian groups. I will explain the basic notion of algebraic cycles, and a few techniques to detect non-zero cycles.