Harvard-MIT Summer Seminar on the Kervaire Invariant

Harvard-MIT Summer Seminar on the Kervaire Invariant


This webpage reflects activities of the NSF funded Summer Workshop in Algebraic Topology.

Visitors

Idar Hansen, Trondheim: January 10 - June 30
Mike Hill, UVA: June 1 - August 31
Mehdi Kohrami, Wesleyan: June 1 - August 31
Brooke Shipley, UIUC: July 3 - July 6
Dave Carchedi, Utrecht: July 16 - September 14
Denis-Charles Cisinski: Paris 13: July 17 - July 31
David Blanc, Haifa: July 18 - August 31
Jim Turner, Grand Rapids: July 20 -- July 22
Doug Ravenel, Rochester: July 27 - July 31, Aug 4 - 10
Sam Isaacson, London, Ont.: July 27 - Aug 3
Mark Mahowald, Northwestern: Aug 4 - Aug 10
David Ayala, Copenhagen: Aug 5 - 13, Aug 21 - Sep 9, Sep 16 - Sep 30
Jeff Smith, Vancouver: Aug 7 -- Aug 17
Jean Lannes, Paris: Aug 23 - Sept 3


Seminar

This summer the seminar will focus on the Kervaire invariant, working up to an exposition of the recent proof of the non-existence of elements of Kervaire invariant one by Mike Hill, Mike Hopkins, and Doug Ravenel.

Schedule of talks:


Some references: