Professor A.J. de Jong, Columbia university, Department of Mathematics.

Organizational:

- Please email me if you want to be on the associated mailing list.
- The talks will be 2x40 minutes with a short break.
- Time and place: Fridays 10:30 AM in Room 203.
- First lecture: Friday September 6, 2013.
- No lecture on: TBA.

I will lecture about this material myself. The goal of the lectures is twofold: build enough theory so we can use it in the next semester for a seminar about perverse sheaves, and explain some of the basic material about derived categories of coherent sheaves on projective smooth varieties.

References: I will mostly restrict myself to material available in the Stacks project. Please look at the references given there. Look at the following chapters in particular