Research lectures, seminars and events
The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.
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Events for 9 March 2017
Nicholas Watson: The vernacular Bible before the English Reformation: six forgotten centuries and why they matter
Durham Italian Seminar Series: Dr Irene Iocca ‘Autore ed Editore: i compromessi del testo critico’ (in Italian)
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The classical Severi inequality for complex surfaces dates back to a paper of Severi himself in 1932, in which a gap was found afterwards. In 2005, Pardini gave a complete proof of this inequality based on a clever covering trick and the slope inequality of Xiao. In 2009, Mendes Lopes and Pardini proposed a question about generalizing this inequality to arbitrary dimension. In this talk, I will first introduce the classical Severi inequality and explain the above two ingredients in Pardini's proof. Then I will introduce the generalized Severi inequality which answers the aforementioned open question.
This talk may be viewed as a continuation of the previous one I gave in the same seminar two years ago.
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