Algebra Seminar by Beth Romano

Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

On Wednesday the 13th of March 2019, Beth Romano (University of Cambridge) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a seminar. Her talk will be at 3pm in INB 3305, and her talk details are as follows:

Talk title: Representations of p-adic groups via graded Lie algebras

Abstract: The structure of reductive p-adic groups arises from the interaction of Euclidean geometry and the arithmetic of p-adic fields. Reeder and Yu have built on this interaction to give a construction of certain “epipelagic” representations. Their construction has many benefits, but set of vectors that may be used as input for the construction is not well understood. I will talk about on-going work to classify this set, as well as its relationship to Vinberg–Levy theory of graded Lie algebras in characteristic p.


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