**Reading Material:** [AG] Section **3.2**.**Exercises:** [AG]: 3.1 – 3.22 (22 exercises!)

**Reading Material:** [AG] Section **2.2**.**Exercises:** [AG]: 2.1 – 2.14 (14 exercises!)

**Reading Material:** [AG] Section **2.1**. The more enthusiastic ones should also check out Section 00DY of [SP].**Exercises:** [AG]: 1.1 – 1.9 (nine exercises!)

The next session of the monthly seminars will take place on **Thursday, March 7th**, at **14:00** (Tehran time) in Lecture Hall 1. Here is the poster for the talk.

**Title:** Decoding Class Field Theory…**Speaker:** Ali Rajaei, from Tarbiat Modarres University

**Reading Material:** [AG] Section **1.3****Exercises:** [AG]: 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.15

**Reading Material:** [AG] Sections **1.1** and **1.2****Exercises:** [AG]: 1.1-1.7, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.9, 2.10, 2.12, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17

On Wednesday, January 10th, we will discuss the remaining of Lecture 1 of *Deformations of Galois Representations* by G. Böckle and do the exercises.

From now until the start of the new semester in February, we will only have Q&A sessions.

We are excited to announce that there will be a winter school on algebraic geometry and number theory in **February 2024**. Please visit this link for more details and how to apply.

**Reading Material:** Chapter **12** from [CA]

- [CA]
*J. Milne,*A Primer on Commutative Algebra - [B]
*S. Bosch*, Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra