PROGRAMME
The following is
a preliminary programme and may be subject to changes. More detailed information
will be given.
The themes of the lectures
will be:
Donna Testerman: Subgroup
Structure and Representation Theory of Semisimple Algebraic Groups
Gunter Malle: Subgroup
Structure and Maximal Subgroups of Finite Groups of Lie Type
Prerequisites: Familiarity
with the following topics would be helpful:

First notions of algebraic
geometry (as treated in sections 1,2, and 3 of Humphrey's Linear Algebraic
Groups or chapter 1 of Springer's Linear Algebraic Groups).

Root systems

Complex semisimple Lie
algebras

Coxeter groups

Spaces with forms and
isometry groups
Bibliography: Click here
Beginning: Wednesday,
September 5th, 2007 at 9.30am.
End: Saturday,
September 15th 2007 at 1.00pm.
Day schedule:
9.30am  11.00am:
Lecture 1
11.00am  11.30am:
Break
11.30am 
1.00pm: Lecture 2
Class problem sections
on Thursday 6th, Monday 10th, Wednesday 12th and Friday 14th
with the following
schedule:
15.30pm  16.30pm:
Class problem section 1
16.30pm  17.00pm:
Break
17.00pm  18.00pm:
Class problem section 2
