# Research seminar WiSe 2016-17

## Topic: Berkovich spaces, birational geometry and motivic zeta functions

**Time****:** Thursdays 10am-12pm

**Place:** SR 210 Arnimallee 3

**Organization:** Marta Pieropan

**Program:** here

Videos of a minicourse by Nicaise on the same topic: http://www.canalc2.tv/video/12799.

## Talks

Date | Title | Speaker |
---|---|---|

October 27 | Introduction | Marta |

November 3 | Berkovich spaces | Fabio |

November 10 | Berkovich analytification | Wouter |

November 10* | Birational geometry | Efstathia |

November 24 | Models and monomial points | Shane |

December 1 | Skeleton | Pedro |

December 8 | Retraction | Simon |

December 15 | Weight function I | Lei |

January 5 | Weight function II | Fei |

January 12 | Essential skeleton and relation to birational geometry | Marcin |

January 19** | The weight function computes the log canonical threshold | Michael |

January 26 | Evidence towards existence of flow | Raju |

February 2 | p-Adic integration and the Igusa zeta function | Tanya |

February 9 | Motivic integration and motivic zeta functions | Yun |

February 16 | Monodromy conjectures and proof of Veys' conjecture | Marco |

*This lecture is at 14-16pm in SR 032/A6.

**This lecture starts at 9am sharp in SR 210/A3.