STAGE Seminar

Monday, September 21, 2020 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Virtual Event

Featured Speaker:  Matthew Hase-Liu (Harvard)

Title:  Introduction to étale cohomology

Abstract:  References: Poonen, Rational points on varieties, Chapter 6; or Milne, Lectures on étale cohomology.

A crash course on étale cohomology covering the following: sites and cohomology, the étale site and operations on étale sheaves, Frobenius action, stalks of étale sheaves, cohomology with compact support, and important theorems/necessity of torsion coefficients.

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Bjorn Poonen


Department of Mathematics


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