The Department of Mathematics congratulates Caucher Birkar of the University of Cambridge, a former PhD advisee of JHU math professor Vyacheslav Shokurov, on being awarded one of the 2018 Fields Medals for his work in algebraic geometry. Click the news title to see more detail.

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## November 4, 2018

# November 8 and 15: Special lecture series by Michael Rapoport

Michael Rapoport (University of Bonn/University of Maryland) will give a special series of two lectures titled “On Shimura varieties for unitary groups” in Krieger 413 at 4:00pm.

## October 29, 2018

# November 3: Algebra and Number Theory Day (Fall 2018)

The Johns Hopkins University-University of Maryland Algebra and Number Theory Day is a day-long meeting held once each semester, with speakers in algebra, number theory, algebraic geometry, representation theory, and algebraic topology.

## October 10, 2018

# October 27: Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar

The Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar (MADGuyS for short) is a joint seminar between the math departments of University of Maryland – College Park , Howard University and of Johns Hopkins University. The next meeting will be held at Johns Hopkins University on October 27th, 2018.