p-adic Hodge theory seminar

This seminar's topic is p-adic Hodge theory. More information can be found in the syllabus. Below you will find information about where the seminar meets, a schedule of talks for the seminar and relevant reading for each talk.

Logistics

Location:
MCS B31
Dates:
Wednesday
10:00am-11:00am

Files

Participants in the seminar should click here to find files relevant to the seminar. Any recommended reading will appear here. (For outsiders: google should almost surely find anything you aren't sure about.)

Schedule of talks

Date
Speaker
Topic(s)
Reading
Notes*

Sep 10
John
Introduction
n/a
Sep 17
Shaunak
Finite flat group schemes
Tate's "p-divisible groups" §1;
Tate's FLT volume article, especially (2.7) & (3.6)-(3.8);
Brinon & Conrad, p.92-93;
Jesse Kass' notes on Dieudonne modules
Sep 24
Joe
p-divisible groups I
Tate's article §2.1, 2.4 and 4.2
Oct 1
Aditya
Formal groups and connected p-divisible groups
Tate §2.2 and
Corresponding section of Liponowski's notes
Oct 8
Ben
p-divisible groups II
Tate §2.4, 4.1
Oct 15
John
p-divisible groups III
Tate §4.1, 3
Oct 22
Rob P.
Sen-Tate theory
Brinon-Conrad §2
Oct 29
Robert S.
Fontaine's formalism
Brinon-Conrad §5
Nov 5
David C.
BdR I
Berger's "Introduction..." §II.2.1-II.2.2
Nov 12
Ben
BdR II
 
Nov 19
John.
de Rham representations
Brinon-Conrad §6
Dec 3
Hudson
The crystalline period ring
Brinon-Conrad §9
 
Dec 10
Rob P.
Crystalline representations
Brinon-Conrad §9.1 & 9.3
 
Dec 17
TBD.
TBD
 
 
* The notes here are a combination of live-TeX'd notes and speaker edits. The reader should beware: they may or may not contain errors.

Extra talks

My hope is that sometime after the final day of class we will have a short mini-workshop explaining some of the successes and future directions of p-adic Hodge theory. Stay tuned for more details!