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Bath-Bristol Probability Colloquium

The Bath-Bristol Probability Colloquium runs roughly twice a year, with distinguished speakers giving talks in both cities.

A split image of Bath and Bristol
Speakers are invited jointly by the probability groups in Bath and Bristol.

Speakers for 2022/23

Anja Sturm, University of Göttingen
11 November 2022 (Bristol), 14 November 2022 (Bath)

Alex Drewitz, University of Cologne
21 November 2022 (Bath), 25 November 2022 (Bristol)

Michel Pain, University of Toulouse
5 December 2022 (Bath), 9 December 2022 (Bristol)

Past speakers


Jeff Steif, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg
Fortuin-Kastelyn type representations for Threshold Gaussian and Stable Vectors: aka Divide and Color processes

Beatrice de Tilière, Université Paris Dauphine
Elliptic dimers and genus 1 Harnack curves (Unfortunately cancelled due to the COVID19 epidemic)


Paolo dai Pra, University of Padova
Rhythmic behavior in complex stochastic dynamics (Bath)
Thermodynamic limit and phase transitions in non-cooperative games: some mean-field examples (Bristol)


Thierry Bodineau, École Polytechnique
Large time asymptotics of a hard sphere gas close to equilibrium (Bath)
Perturbative regimes for deterministic dynamics of a diluted gas of hard spheres (Bristol)

Fredrik Viklund, KTH, Stockholm
Loop-erased walk and natural parametrization (Bath)
Convergence of loop-erased walk in the natural parametrization (Bristol)

Anja Sturm, University of Goettingen
On classifying genealogies for general (diploid) exchangeable population models (Bath/Bristol)

Previous speakers

Cristina Toninelli, Jean-Dominique Deuschel, Ryoki Fukushima, Patricia Goncalves, Milton Jara, Herman Thorrison, Laurent Tournier, Jan Swart, Erwin Bolthausen, Tom Mountford, Lorenzo Zambotti, Oriane Blondel, Takashi Kumagai, Krzysztof Burdzy, Ofer Zeitouni, Jason Schweinsberg, Alain-Sol Sznitman, Nina Gantert, Marc Lelarge, Frank Redig.

General information

Typically one seminar is at the University of Bristol on a Friday, and another at the University of Bath on a Monday.

View the full list of probability seminars at Bath.

View the full list of probability seminars at Bristol.

The organisers of the seminars are:
Jessica Jay (Bristol)
Benjamin Lees (Bristol)
Daniel Kious (Bath)
Sarah Penington (Bath)