Mori Dream Spaces were introduced in the seminal paper of Hu and Keel:

- Yi Hu and Sean Keel, Mori dream spaces and GIT. Dedicated to William Fulton on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
*Michigan Math. J.***48**(2000), 331-348.

- Ivan Arzhantsev, Ulrich Derenthal, Jurgen Hausen, Antonio Laface, Cox rings. Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics,
**144**.*Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,*2015. viii+530 pp. - Jurgen Hausen, Three lectures on Cox rings.
*Torsors, etale homotopy and applications to rational points*, 3-60, London Math. Soc. Lecture Note Ser.,**405**,*Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge,*2013. - Cinzia Casagrande, Mori Dream Spaces and Fano varieties, expanded notes from a minicourse given at `Geometrie Algebrique et Geometrie Complexe', CIRM, Marseille, 12-16 March 2012.
- Antonio Laface, Mauricio Velasco, A survey on Cox rings.
*Geom. Dedicata***139**(2009), 269-287. - David Cox, The homogeneous coordinate ring of a toric variety.
*J. Algebr. Geom.*,**4**(1995), no. 1, 17-50.

5 October 2016 | Room 8W 2.20 | Alastair Craw | Organisational meeting and overview | Lecture notes |

12 October 2016 | Room 8W 2.20 | Alastair Craw | Introduction to toric varieties | Lecture notes |

19 October 2016 | Room 8W 2.20 | Alastair Craw | The Cox ring of a toric variety and quasi-torus actions | Lecture notes |

26 October 2016 | Wolfson room | Alastair Craw | Good categorical quotients | Lecture notes |

2 November 2016 | Wolfson room | Alastair Craw | Good geometric quotients and the secondary fan | Lecture notes |

9 November 2016 | Wolfson room | Alastair Craw | The nef, movable and effective cones | Lecture notes |

16 November 2016 | Room 8W 2.20 | James Green | Mori Dream Spaces and birational geometry | Lecture notes |

23 November 2016 | Wolfson room | Fran Burstall | The Cox ring of a Flag variety |
Lecture notes Kostant-Plücker relations |

30 November 2016 | Room 8W 2.20 | Alastair Craw | Hu-Keel's result on Mori Dream Spaces and Cox rings | Lecture notes |

14 December 2016 | Room 6W 1.2 | Claudio Onorati | Which K3 surfaces are Mori Dream spaces? | Lecture notes |