Victor V. Przyjalkowski will read a mini-course of lectures "Rationality" in NSU

Schedule: February 19, 22, 23 at 18:10, February 24 at 16:20, room 4109.

Lecturer: Viktor Vladimirovich Przyjalkowski, Higher School of Economics (Moscow), Steklov Mathematical Institute RAS (Moscow). 

Abstract: The course will consider the issues of rationality, stable rationality, irrationality, uni-linearity of algebraic varieties. The focus will be on examples. In addition, we plan to share ideas from three famous counterexamples to Luroth's problem.