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Upcoming and recent events, news, etc:

On 21 June 2019, the Belgian-Dutch Algebraic Geometry seminar will take place in Amsterdam. The speakers are Diletta Martinelli, Zsolt Patakfalvi and Yichao Tian. See the seminar website for more details.

On 25 September, Milan Lopuhaä obtained a PhD based on his thesis Moduli of abelian varieties via linear algebraic groups.

We have recently had a really great special edition of the Belgian-Dutch Algebraic Geometry seminar. It has been a wonderful event!

Lenny Taelman and I just obtained an NWO TOP1 grant for our project Geometry and arithmetic beyond Shimura varieties. Zoë Schroot and Pablo Magni have been appointed as PhD students in this project.

On 23 March, the Belgian-Dutch Algebraic Geometry seminar took place in Leiden. The speakers were José Burgos Gil, Florian Ivorra and Peter Jossen. See the seminar website for more details.

My former PhD student Qizheng Yin is the first recipient of the Algebraic Geometry Prize for his paper on tautological classes that was part of his PhD thesis. Congratulations to Qizheng!

Contact information

B.J.J. Moonen
Radboud University Nijmegen
Mailing address: PO Box 9010, 6500GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Visiting address: Office HG03.720, Huygens Gebouw, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen
Phone: +31 (0)24 365 3220 (office) or +31 (0)6 527 525 17 (mobile phone)
Mail: B.Moonen at

Former and present doctoral students

Jordan Rizov, PhD September 2005
Maarten Hoeve, PhD June 2010
Qizheng Yin, PhD December 2013
Johan Commelin, PhD July 2017
Milan Lopuhaä, PhD September 2018
Salvatore Floccari, PhD expected February 2021
Pablo Magni, PhD expected November 2022