# Groups St Andrews 2005

## Special Lectures

## Tuesday 2nd August

*The second memoir of Evariste Galois*

(Physics Lecture Theatre A)

4:30pm: Alice Niemeyer, *Symmetric groups in fancy dress*

(Mathematics Lecture Theatre B)

4:30pm: Peter Kropholler, *A generalization of the Lyndon-Hochshild-Serre spectral sequence and some applications*

(Mathematics Lecture Theatre C)

## Thursday 4th August

10am: Derek J S Robinson,

*The Maier-Schmid problem for infinite groups*

(Physics Lecture Theatre A)

4:30pm: Robert van der Waall, *On n-isoclinic groups: 1939-2004*

(Mathematics Lecture Theatre B)

4:30pm: Ben Fine, *On surface groups: motivating examples in combinatorial group theory*

(Mathematics Lecture Theatre C)

## Friday 5th August

4:50pm: George Havas, 4

*-Engel groups are locally nilpotent*

(Physics Lecture Theatre A)

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