Thursday, February 23, 2017
Bowen Lectures: Lecture 2 : Attaching Galois representations to automorphic forms, and vice versa - recent progress
Lecture | February 23 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Michael Harris, Columbia University
Most of the Galois representations whose properties can be studied are obtained by analyzing the cohomology of Shimura varieties, and of the moduli spaces (stacks) of shtukas, which are families of vector bundles over curves over finite fields with extra structure.
Ayesha Siddiqa | Pakistan: Civil-Military Relations in a Changing Domestic, Regional and Global Environment
Lecture | February 23 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)
Ayesha Siddiqa, Independent political and defence analyst
Munis Faruqui, Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
Talk by Independent political and defense analyst from Pakistan, Ayesha Siddiqa/
Lecture | February 23 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
The success of populist movements in Western Europe and the United States has created conditions for the formation of new coalitions between religious groups and political ideologies that once stood hostile to each other. We are now experiencing a convergence between the political views of conservative Evangelicals in the United States and so called traditionalists in Russia.
Lecture | February 23 | 5-7 p.m. | 150 University Hall
Join Shannon Brownlee, a nationally known writer and essayist, for a discussion about the national conversation we need once we are done talking about the Affordable Care Act.
Lecture | February 23 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Professor Leonard van der Kuijp, Harvard University
Although fairly long in coming, the Christian calendar began with the year in which Jesus was allegedly born. And Dionysius Exiguus (6thc.) was the first to introduce the notion of A[nno]D[omini], the birth year of the Christ. Famously, the British monk Bede (672‑735) went so far as to deduce in his De temporum ratione of 725, an elaboration of his earlier Liber de temporibus of 703, that... More >