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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 4 February 2020

Science, society and environmental change in the first millennium CE - Workshop: Environmental ‘Memories’ in the Icelandic Sagas

9:00am to 12:00pm, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Dr. Karen Milek, Department of Archaeology, Durham University

Contact h.g.foxhallforbes@durham.ac.uk; karen.b.milek@durham.ac.uk f for more information about this event.


Megnaa Mehta: Bonbibi, the Muslim Goddess: Reconceiving Sovereignty in the Sundarban Forests of West Bengal, India

1:00pm, Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

Contact jonathan.miles-watson@durham.ac.uk, m.j.guest@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Steven Charlton: Zagier's polylog conjecture and an explicit 4-ratio

1:00pm, CM301

In his celebrated proof of Zagier's polylogarithm conjecture
for weight 3 Goncharov introduced a "triple ratio", a projective
invariant akin to the classical cross-ratio. He has also conjectured
the existence of "higher ratios" that should play an important role
for Zagier's conjecture in higher weights. Recently, Goncharov and
Rudenko proved the weight 4 case of Zagier's conjecture with a
somewhat indirect method where they avoided the need to define a
corresponding "quadruple ratio". We propose an explicit candidate for
such a "quadruple ratio" and as a by-product we get an explicit formula
for the Borel regulator of K_7 in terms of the tetralogarithm function
(joint work with H. Gangl and D. Radchenko).

Contact pankaj.vishe@durham.ac.uk, athanasios.bouganis@durham.ac.uk, herbert.gangl@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.