Algebraic groups and related topics

LMS/EPSRC short instructional course

Monday 15–Friday 19 September 2008

School of Mathematics

University of Birmingham

Courses (five lectures):
Finite groups of Lie type and Hecke algebras
Meinolf Geck (Aberdeen)

Modular representations of Lie algebras
James Humphreys (Massachusetts)

Introduction to algebraic groups
Gerhard Röhrle (Bochum)

Outlines of the courses and suggested prereading

Guest lectures:
Tensor powers of representations
Henning Haahr Andersen (Aarhus)

Lie groups (non-algebraic)
Michael Cowling (Birmingham)

There will also be exercise sessions.


The deadline for registration has now passed.

Travel information

Accommodation information

Information on restaurants and pubs near the university

A list of registered participants

There will be wireless internet access available as well as access from computers in the School of Mathematics.

Please contact Simon Goodwin (goodwin(at) if you have any questions.

Supported by the London Mathematical Society
and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council