**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.