Representations of finite groups of Lie type and their subgroups

Monday 15th–Wednesday 17th December 2008

School of Mathematics

University of Birmingham

Carlos André (Lisbon)

Michel Broué (Paris)

David Craven (Oxford)

Anton Evseev (Cambridge)

Rod Gow (Dublin)

Frank Himstedt (Munich)

Gerhard Hiss (Aachen)

Lacri Iancu (Aberdeen)

Tung Thien Le (Aberdeen)

Martin Liebeck (London)

Götz Pfeiffer (Galway)

The conference will start after lunch on Monday 15th December and finish at lunchtime on Wednesday 17th December.

The conference venue is the Watson building, which houses the School of Mathematics; it is building R15 on this map.
The lectures will be held in Lecture Room A, and refreshments will be in the Maths Learning Centre.
Please contact Simon Goodwin (goodwin(at) if you require further information on how to get to the University of Birmingham; or look at this information.

In addition to the meeting, there will be some introductory lectures on the Monday morning for postgraduate students.
Further details will appear shortly.

A list of titles of talks


If you would like to attend, then please contact Simon (goodwin(at) to register.
There is a registration fee of 20 (postgraduate students exempt).

There will be a conference dinner on the evening of Tuesday 16th December: cost 25; 10 for postgraduate students.
Please let Simon know whether you would like to attend when you register.

Participants are invited to arrange their own accommodation.
Information on hotels near the University of Birmingham

There is funding available to support travel and accommodation expenses of postgraduate students.
Please contact Simon (goodwin(at) if you would like to apply for support.

Organizers: Simon Goodwin, Kay Magaard, and Chris Parker.
Supported by the London Mathematical Society
London Mathematical Society
EPSRC Network Grant EP/F029381/1
Representation Theory Across the Channel