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Finite Simple Groups, Algebraic Groups and their Impact

Wednesday April 10th 2013, Birkbeck, University of London

Invited Speakers:


This meeting is generously supported by a "Scheme 1 Celebrating New Appointments" grant from the London Mathematical Society. To register please email Ben Fairbairn (b.fairbairn [AT] Support is available to assist junior attendees with travel expenses - please indicate when registering if you require this. It is hoped that the day's events will be rounded off with conference dinner at a nearby (probably Indian) restaurant.

Registration fee:

  • Non-dining £10
  • Dining £20

Getting to Birkbeck

Official directions for getting to the main Birkbeck building in Bloomsbury where the meeting will be held may be found here. The nearest tube stations are Russel Square, Warren Street, Euston, Euston Square and Goodge Street (those arriving at King's Cross are probably better off walking than taking the tube). On the off chance it helps Transport for London and National Rail Enquiries have very informative websites.

Specific room(s) will be announced nearer the time. The first talk will begin at 1 PM and it is likely that a buffet lunch will be provided before hand.

Registered Participants

  • Nathan Barker (Cambridge)
  • Andrew Bowler (Birkbeck)
  • John Britnell (Imperial)
  • Julian Brough (Cambridge)
  • Tim Burness (Southampton)
  • Inna Capdeboscq (Warwick)
  • Ben Fairbairn (Birkbeck)
  • Davoud Ghatei (Birmingham)
  • Russell Goddard (Birmingham)
  • Sarah Hart (Birkbeck)
  • Gareth Jones (Southampton)
  • Radha Kessar (City)
  • Martin Liebeck (Imperial)
  • Marcus Linckelmann (City)
  • Alastair Litterick (Imperial)
  • Justin McInroy (Leicester)
  • Emilio Pierro (Birkbeck)
  • Raffaele Rainone (Southampton)
  • John Rizkallah (Cambridge)
  • Neil Saunders (Bristol)
  • Jeroen Schillewaert (Imperial)
  • Leonard Soicher (QMUL)
  • David Stewart (Oxford)
  • Adam Thomas (Imperial)
  • Ipek Tuvay (City)
  • Matteo Vannacci (Royal Holloway)

Contact details

How to find me physically

My office hours are by appointment in office 754 of the main Malet street building.

Address: Departement of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX

How to find me virtually

Typing b.fairbairn and then typing one of those fancy "at signs" before proceeding to type in an appropriate place (I recommend some form of software that is designed to send emails) should get my attention.

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