January |

28th |
**Dale Rolfsen** |
Ordering braid groups and knot groups |

February |

4th |
**Hebing Rui** |
A criterion on the semisimple Brauer algebras |

4th, 2.05-2.55pm |
**Jorge Soto-Andrade** |
From non-commutative determinants to *-analogues |

11th |
**Colva Roney-Dougal** |
Classifying primitive groups |

March |

4th |
**Frederik Hurst** |
Sets of fixed points of anisotropic tori in the Bruhat-Tits
building |

11th |
**Sinéad Lyle** |
Reducible Specht modules for Hecke algebras of type A |

18th |
**Anthony Henderson** |
Equalities of Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials of type A |

April |

1st |
**Bea Bleile** |
Connected sums and splitting of PD³-pairs |

8th |
**Grant Cairns** |
Classification of a special family of graded Lie
algebras |

15th |
**Hélène Barcelo** |
A discrete homotopy theory for graphs and its
relation to subspace arrangements |

22nd |
**Anton Cox** |
Representation theory of towers of recollement |

29th |
**Bob Howlett** |
Specht modules and W-graphs |

May |

4th, 4-5pm |
**Adam Parusinski** |
Injective endomorphisms of real algebraic varieties |

6th |
**Dennis Gaitsgory** |
Representations of affine algebras at the critical
level |

13th |
**Ilknur Tulunay** |
Representations of a Gelfand-Graev Hecke algebra |

20th |
**Hechun Zhang** |
Dual canonical basis |

27th |
**Astrid an Huef** |
Extending representations and the duality of induction and
restriction |

July |

22nd |
**Shun-Jen Cheng** |
A Fock space approach to representation theory of C(n) |

29th |
**Kevin McGerty** |
The Kronecker quiver and affine sl_{2} |

August |

5th |
**Weiqiang Wang** |
The class algebras of the symmetric groups and the wreath products |

12th |
**Yuly Billig** |
Representations of extended affine Lie algebras |

19th |
**Cristian Virdol** |
Tate classes and L-functions of twisted quaternionic Shimura surfaces |

26th |
**Ruibin Zhang** |
Quantum supergroups and non-commutative vector bundles |

September |

2nd |
**Murray Elder** |
Looking for short words in the first Grigorchuk group |

9th |
**James Parkinson** |
Buildings and Hecke algebras |

16th |
**Alex Molev** |
Verma modules for Yangians |

October |

14th |
**Oliver Ruff** |
A (relatively) new approach to the representation theory of
symmetric groups |

21st |
**Noelle Antony** |
The natural embedding of positive singular
Artin monoids |

November |

11th |
**James East** |
Cellular algebras and inverse semigroups |

11th, 2.30-3.30 |
**S.G. Dani** |
Automorphism groups of nilpotent Lie groups |

18th |
**François Digne** |
Markov traces from representations of finite groups of Lie type |

December |

2nd |
**Alison Parker** |
The double blob algebra |

9th |
**Sinéad Lyle** |
Rank polynomials revisited |