There will be no more talks this semester. The kindergarten will be back 08/08/2017 with the talk

Uirá Norberto Matos de Almeida. TBA. (3-010 at 10:00).

Please note that this semester (2/16), the kindergarten will take place every Monday (room 3-010 at 10h00) and every Friday (room 3-010 at 16h00).

The previous semester (1/16), the kindergarten took place every Monday (room 3-102) and Thursday (room 3-104) from 19h00 to 21h00. Here you may find some 
old stuff and, here, a few pictures of some of the talks.

Talks:
10/03. João dos Reis Junior. G-structures and developing maps. A remark from Grothendieck
14/03. Collective activity: mathematical toys
17/03.
Rafael Ferreira Pereira. Introduction to representation theory I
28/03. Tâmer Pinheiro Cuba. Fundamental group and fundamental groupoid
31/03.
Tâmer Pinheiro Cuba. Van Kampen theorem from the categorical viewpoint
04/04. Sidnei Furtado Costa. Basic geometry of the holomorphic bidisc
07/04. Sidnei Furtado Costa. The Gromov-Lawson-Thurston conjecture and non-positive curvature
11/04. Felipe Aguilar Franco. A complex hyperbolic relative character variety
14/04. Exam on basic subjects I
18.04. Gabriel Nogueira Malta. Geodesic and lenght spaces I
25.04. Exam on basic subjects II

28.04. João dos Reis Junior. Introduction to hermitian algebra I
02.05. Christian Vilas Boas Lemos. Introduction to hermitian algebra II
05.05. Exam on basic subjects III

09.05. Rafael Ferreira Pereira. Introduction to representation theory II
12.05. Uirá Norberto Matos de Almeida. Introduction to sheaves I
16.05. Uirá Norberto Matos de Almeida. Introduction to sheaves II
19.05. Gabriel Nogueira Malta. Geodesic and length spaces II
23.05. Exam on basic subjects IV
30.05. Toys from Russia (an actual kindergarten meeting)
02.06. João dos Reis Junior. Covering spaces
09.06. Hugo Cattarucci Botós. Fourier transform on the circle I
13.06.
Hugo Cattarucci Botós. Fourier transform on the circle II
16.06. Felipe Espreafico Ramos. The Banach-Tarski paradox (notes in Portuguese)

The bibliography for the semester:

1. W. P. Thurston, The geometry and topology of three-manifolds. Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, and the index
2. W. P. Thurston, Three-dimensional geometry and topology
3. W. P. Thurston, Shapes of polyhedra and triangulations of the sphere
4. M. R. Bridson, A. Haefliger, Metric spaces of non-positive curvature
5. A. Cano, J. P. Navarrete, J. Seade, Complex kleinian groups
6. W. Fulton, J. Harris, Representation theory, a first course
7. J. P. May, A concise course in algebraic topology
8. A. Dold, Lectures on algebraic topology
9. V. Charette, T. A. Drumm, R. Lareau-Dussault, Equidistant hypersurfaces of the bidisk
10. T. Barbot et al, Some open questions on anti-de Sitter geometry