# Mathematics Colloquium: Lisa Marquand, Introduction to Hyperkahler manifolds

This event is in the past.

**When:**

October 2, 2023

2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

**Where:**

**Event category:**Seminar

In-person

**Speaker: **Lisa Marquand

**Institution:** Courant Institute, NYU

**Title**: Introduction to Hyperkahler manifolds

**Abstract**: We will recall the definition of a K3 surface, and see how to generalise to higher dimensions. We will define hyperkahler manifolds, and provide some constructions and examples. We will introduce the main tools needed in order to study automorphisms of such objects.