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On the monodromy of the Hitchin connection.

Presented by: 
C Pauly [Montpellier 2]
Date: 
Thursday 24th February 2011 - 14:00 to 15:00
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
In this talk I will show that the monodromy representation of the projective Hitchin connection on the sheaf of generalized theta functions on the moduli space of vector bundles over a curve has an element of infinite order in its image. I will explain the link with conformal blocks.
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