|Topic:||Hodge theory, coniveau and algebraic cycles|
|Affiliation:||Centre national de la recherche scientifique; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics|
|Date:||Monday, October 6|
|Time/Room:||2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101|
My talk will be a broad introduction to what is the (mostly conjectural) higher dimensional generalization of Abel's theorem on divisors on Riemann surfaces, namely, the relationship between the structure of the group of algebraic cycles on a complex projective variety and the complexity of its so-called Hodge structures.