**Date & Time:** Thursday, March 26, 2015, 16:00-17:30.

**Venue:** Room 216

**Title:** Lie algebras of linear algebraic groups

**Speaker:** Arunava Mandal, IIT Bombay

**Abstract:** In this lecture, we shall discuss topological properties of morphisms between algebraic varieties. We start chapter 5 of Springer's book, the aim of which is to define the quotient of an algebraic group by a closed subgroup.