**Date & Time:** Monday, March 23, 2015, 16:00-17:30.

**Venue:** Room 216

**Speaker:** M. S. Raghunathan, IIT Bombay

**Title:** Linear algebraic groups over C and R

**Abstract:** In this lecture, we will talk about the classification of connected, semisimple, linear algebraic groups over C. This is done using root systems and root data.