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The complex geometry of Teichmüller spaces and symmetric domains

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  • UserStergios Antonakoudis, Cambridge
  • ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 16:00-17:00
  • HouseMR13.

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From a complex analytic perspective, Teichmüller space – the universal cover of the moduli space of Riemann surfaces – is a bounded domain in a complex vector space. Likewise, bounded symmetric domains arise as the universal covers of locally symmetric varieties (of non-compact type). In this talk we will look at bounded domains in their intrinsic Kobayashi metrics with a goal to contribute to the following important question: To what extent does the geometry of Teichmüller spaces resemble the geometry of bounded symmetric domains?

This talk is part of the Differential Geometry and Topology Seminar series.

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