# Next Week

Here is a selection of seminars that might be of interest to string theorists in Oxford:

On Monday, February 25, at 14:15 in L4, a seminar in
the Geometry and Analysis series:

Cheuk Yu Mak (Cambridge University)

TBA

On Tuesday, February 26, at 12:00 in L4, a seminar in
the Quantum Field Theory series:

Alexander Belyaev (Southampton University)

to be announced

On Tuesday, February 26, at 15:30 in L4, a seminar in
the Algebraic Geometry series:

Sven Meinhardt (Sheffield)

TBA

On Thursday, February 28, at 16:00 in L6, a seminar in
the Number Theory series:

Beth Romano (University of Cambridge)

Arithmetic statistics via graded Lie algebras

*I will talk about recent work with Jack Thorne in which we find the average size of the Selmer group for a family of genus-2 curves by analyzing a graded Lie algebra of type E_8. I will focus on the role representation theory plays in our proofs.*

**Further information:**