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Southampton String Theory seminars: 2018-2019

Seminars take place on Wednesdays 13:00 in Building 54, room 8031, unless otherwise noted. Each seminar starts with a student session 13:00-13:15.

03 October 2018: Rainer Weiss (MIT) [STAG LECTURE: Turner Sims, 14:30]

Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves

10 October 2018: Elias Kiritsis (Crete University and APC Paris)

Holographic RG flows on curved manifolds and the F-theorem

17 October 2018: Max Guillen (ICTP-SAFIR IFT)

Dynamics from pure spinor master actions

24 October 2018: Yago Bea (Barcelona)

Holographic collisions across a phase transition

31 October 2018: Ines Aniceto (Southampton)

A resurgent transseries for N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills plasma

07 November 2018: Masanori Hanada (Southampton)

What is chaos?

14 November 2018: Sanjaye Ramgoolam (Queen Mary)

Tensor Models, Algebras, and Topological Holography

21 November 2018: Carl Turner (Cambridge) [CANCELED!]

Z_2 Gauge Theory and Duality

28 November 2018: Stefanos Katmadas (KU Leuven)

BPS black holes in AdS4

05 December 2018: Christian Northe (Würzburg)

Boundary RG flows, Kondo and AdS/CFT

12 December 2018: Nina Miekley (Würzburg)

Complexity change under conformal transformations in AdS3/CFT2

Christmas Break

09 January 2019: No seminar

Exam Period

30 January 2019: Alessandra Gnecchi (Amsterdam)

Holographic RG flows from 7D gauged Supergravity

06 February 2019: Carl Turner (Cambridge)

Z_2 Gauge Theory and Duality

13 February 2019: Arthur Lipstein (Durham)

Recursion Relations for Anomalous Dimensions of the 6d (2,0) Theory

20 February 2019: Tomás Ortín (Madrid, IFT)

Z_2 Gauge Theory and Duality

27 February 2019: Cyril Closset (Oxford)

Gauge theories phases of 5d SCFTs: an M-theory/type IIA perspective

06 March 2019: Bruno Le Floch (École Normale Supérieure)

Intersections of M2 and M5 branes and dualities

13 March 2019: Yang-Hui He (City)

Deep-learning the Landscape

20 March 2019: Marco Meineri (EPFL Lausanne) [Postponed to 21 March, 13:00, Ketley room]

Reflection and transmission coefficients for conformal interfaces

27 March 2019: Ignacio Reyes (Würzburg, Universidade Catolica de Chile)

Images of entanglement

Easter Break

01 May 2019: Pedro J. Martinez (La Plata University)

Holographic excited states in AdS black holes

08 May 2019: Sami Rawash (Southampton)

AdS_3 Holography at dimension 2

15 May 2019: Jacopo Sisti (Trieste)

Holographic Entanglement Entropy in AdS_4/BCFT_3 and the Willmore Functional

22 May 2019: Nadav Drukker (KCL) [CANCELED!]

Supersymmetric surface operators in the six dimensional N=(2,0) theory

29 May 2019: Christiana Pantelidou (Durham)

Incoherent hydrodynamics and density waves


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