Colloquium: Clark Barwick (Edinburgh) — Stratified topology and arithmetic

Thu, 13/05/202114:30-15:30

Title: Stratified topology and arithmetic

Abstract: Half a century ago, Mumford and Mazur proposed a deep connection between arithmetic and low-dimensional topology. In the past
few years, this dictionary has received renewed attention as ideas from
stratified topology and field theories have started to be adapted to the
study of arithmetic. In this talk, we discuss the origins of this story
as well as some of the recent advances.