Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Vector Bundles and Coherent Systems (one-day meeting)

Thursday 26 May 2011

Organisers: Professor L Brambila-Paz (CIMAT, Mexico), Professor P Newstead (Liverpool) (Chair),
Professor R Thomas (Imperial College London) and Professor O García-Prada (CSIC, Madrid)

in association with the Newton Institute programme Moduli Spaces.


10:30 - 11:00
Welcome and coffee
11:00 - 12:00
V. Balaji (Chennai Mathematical Institute)
"Algebraic approach to tensor product theorems"
12:00 - 13:45
13:45 - 14:45
S. Ramanan (Chennai)
"Representations of the fundamental group and geometric loci of bundles"
14:45 - 15:15
Afternoon Tea
15:15 - 16:15
Alexander Schmitt (Free University of Berlin)
"On the modular interpretation of the Nagaraj-Seshadri locus"
16:30 - 17:30
Peter Newstead (University of Liverpool)
"New results in higher rank Brill-Noether theory"
17:30 - 18:30
Wine Reception at the Newton Institute

Talk abstracts

Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Please let the Programme and Visitor Officer at the Institute know by 19 May 2011 if you intend to come: telephone (01223) 760992; fax: (01223) 330508; e-mail:

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