Derived Methods in Arithmetic Geometry

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Derived Methods in Arithmetic Geometry
Speaker:Bhargav Bhatt
Affiliation:University of Michigan; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Wednesday, December 12
Time/Room:6:00pm - 7:30pm/Dilworth Room

Drawing on some recent work, I will try to explain how ideas from derived algebraic geometry shed new light on old constructions in arithmetic geometry, leading ultimately to a better understanding.