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STAG Research CentreSeminars

String Theory seminars 2021-2022

Seminars take place online via zoom on Wednesdays 13:00, unless otherwise noted. Each seminar starts with a student session 13:00-13:20.

06 October 2021: Yolanda Lozano (Oviedo University)

New advancements in AdS_3/CFT_2 and AdS_2/CFT_1

13 October 2021: Ömer Gürdogan (Southampton)

Coactions of Feynman periods from integrability

19 October 2021: Avia Raviv-Moshe (Stony Brook) [NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND TIME: TUESDAY 15:00]

Renormalization Group Flows on Line Defects

27 October 2021: Horatiu Nastase (Sao Paulo) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

A 4d duality web

02 November 2021: Yifan Wang (NYU) [NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND TIME: TUESDAY 12:30]

Fusion Category Symmetries in Quantum Field Theory

10 November 2021: Suvrat Raju (ICST Bengaluru)

Holography of Information and Massive Islands

17 November 2021: Eric Perlmutter (Saclay) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

On 2D CFT Spectra

24 November 2021: Giacomo Sberveglieri (Trieste)

Resurgence and 1/N Expansion in Integrable Field Theories

01 December 2021: Elli Pomoni (DESY Hamburg)

Dynamical spin chains in 4D N = 2 SCFTs

07 December 2021: Debodirna Ghosh (Chennai) [NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND TIME: TUESDAY 12:30]

Supertranslations at timelike infinity

08 December 2021: Anton Pribytoks (Dublin)

Automorphic symmetries, Free fermions and AdS integrable deformations

14 December 2021: Lampros Lamprou (British Columbia) [NOTE UNUSUAL DAY AND LOCATION: TUESDAY, Hybrid in room 54/5025]

Falling inside holographic black holes

Winter Break

12 January 2022: No seminar

26 January 2022: Costas Bachas (ENS Paris)

Transport across Holographic Interfaces

02 February 2022: Lorenz Eberhardt (IAS) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

A perturbative CFT dual for pure NS-NS AdS3 strings

09 February 2022: Sean Hartnoll (DAMTP)

Entanglement in the quantum Hall matrix model

16 February 2022: Andrea Legramandi (Swansea)

Islands in The Stream of Hawking radiation

23 February 2022: Joao Penedones (Lausanne)

Towards the non-perturbative cosmological bootstrap

02 March 2022: Yiming Chen (Princeton) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

Spectral form factor for free large N gauge theory and strings

09 March 2022: Jordan Cotler (Harvard) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

Renormalization group flow as optimal transport

16 March 2022: David Simmons-Duffin (Caltech) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

Carving out gravitational theory space

23 March 2022: Charlotte Kristjansen (Copenhagen)

Integrable domain walls in ABJM theory

Easter Break

27 April 2022: No seminar

04 May 2022: Yoav Zigdon (Ben-Gurion University)

A Puncture in the Euclidean Black Hole

11 May 2022: Samir Mathur (Ohio) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

The limitations of the holographic idea

18 May 2022: Robert Wald (Chicago University) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME: 15:00]

Quantum Superpositions of Massive Bodies and Gravitationally Mediated Entanglement

24 May 2022: Matteo Broccoli (AEI Potsdam) [NOTE UNUSUAL TIME AND PLACE: TUESDAY 12:00, ROOM 54/8031]


Exam Period


Bidisha Chakrabarty

David Turton

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