September 8: Atticus Christensen. Class groups of cyclotomic fields (Serre, pages 83-86, then start Section 6) |
September 15: David Corwin. Class groups of cyclotomic fields, continued (rest of Serre) |
September 22: Alex Smith. Local units (Coates and Sujatha, Cyclotomic fields and zeta values, Chapter 2, but we will omit some details of the proofs) |
September 29: Borys Kadets. Iwasawa algebras and p-adic measures (Coates and Sujatha, Cyclotomic fields and zeta values, Chapter 3) |
October 6: NO SEMINAR (MIT retreat) |
October 13: NO SEMINAR (AGNES at Northeastern) |
October 20: Nicholas Triantafillou. Cyclotomic Units and Iwasawa's Theorem (Coates and Sujatha, Cyclotomic fields and zeta values, Chapter 4, Sections 1-5) |
October 27: Vishal Arul. Cyclotomic Units and Iwasawa's Theorem, continued (Coates and Sujatha, Cyclotomic fields and zeta values, Chapter 4, Sections 6-8) |
November 3: Max Menzies. Euler systems (Coates and Sujatha, Cyclotomic fields and zeta values, Chapter 5, Sections 1-3) |
November 10: NO SEMINAR (Veterans Day) |
November 17: Lynnelle Ye. Euler systems, continued (Coates and Sujatha, Cyclotomic fields and zeta values, Chapter 5, Sections 4-5) |
November 24: NO SEMINAR (Thanksgiving Vacation) |
December 1: Vishal Arul. Main conjecture (Coates and Sujatha, Cyclotomic fields and zeta values, Chapter 6) |
December 8: Atticus Christensen. Mordell-Weil groups (Greenberg, Introduction to Iwasawa theory for elliptic curves, Chapter 1) |
December 15: Alex Smith. Selmer groups (Greenberg, Introduction to Iwasawa theory for elliptic curves, Chapter 2) |
Organizers: Vishal Arul, Bjorn Poonen