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High Energy Theory Informal Meeting 2018-19

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.
The organizer of this seminar is Mykola Dedushenko. The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Fall 2018, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm

Sep 26 John Schwarz
(Caltech)
Tree Amplitudes for Some Supersymmetric Theories in Six Dimensions
Oct 3
(12:00AM)
David Meltzer
(Caltech)
Applications of Higher Spin Energy Conditions in CFTs
Oct 3
(2:00PM)
Po-Shen Hsin
(Caltech)
Dualities in Chern-Simons Matter Theories
Oct 10 Saebyeok Jeong
(YITP, Stony Brook)
Opers, surface defects, and Yang-Yang functional
Oct 17 Masataka Watanabe
(IPMU)
The Large Charge Expansion and the Universal Correlation Functions in Rank-1 SCFT
Oct 24 Georgios Korpas
(Trinity College)
Donaldson-Witten theory and mock modular forms
Oct 31 Alex Belin
(University of Amsterdam)
Holographic symplectic forms and a CFT prescription to compute extremal volumes
Nov 7 Gabriel Wong
(Fudan University)
Entanglement Branes, Modular Flow, and Extended TQFT
Nov 14 Owen Gwilliam
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Higher Kac-Moody algebras and symmetries of holomorphic field theories
Nov 21
Nov 28 Yuntao Bai
(Caltech)
Scattering Amplitudes and the Associahedron
Dec 5
(12:00PM)
G.Joaquin Turiaci
(UCSB)
Expanding the Wormhole in SYK
Dec 5
(2:00PM)
Zhenbin Yang
(Princeton)
Quantum Gravity Effects of Near Extremal Black Holes

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.
The organizer of this seminar is Po-Shen Hsin. The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Winter-Spring 2019, Wednesdays, 1:30 pm

Jan 9 Ronak Soni
(Stanford)
BRST v/s EPR
Jan 16 Yangrui Hu
(Brown)
On Linearized Nordstrom Supergravity in Eleven and Ten Dimensional Superspaces
Jan 23 Roberto Volpato
(University of Padua)
Symmetries and twining genera in symmetric orbifolds of K3
Feb 13 Lev Spodyneiko
(Caltech)
Twisted Holography
Feb 20 Grant Remmen
(Berkeley)
Holographic Area Laws and Outer Entropy
Feb 27 Sarthak Parikh
(Caltech)
Conformal block decomposition of AdS diagrams
Mar 6 Shu-Heng Shao
(IAS)
Modular Bootstrap with Discrete 't Hooft Anomaly
Mar 13
12:30 PM
Sarah Harrison
(McGill)
TBD
Mar 13
2:00 PM
Yuuji Tanaka
(Oxford)
On orientations for gauge-theoretic moduli spaces
Mar 27 Yegor Zenkevich
(Milan Bicocca U.)
Networks of intertwiners, W-algebras and 3d theories
Apr 3 Aidan Chatwin-Davies
(Leuven U.)
Holographic Entanglement of Purification, Wormholes, and a Bit About Bit Threads
Apr 17 Piotr Kucharski
(Caltech)
Knots-quivers Correspondence
Apr 24 Andrea Puhm
(Ecole Polytechnique, CPHT)
Conformally soft photons and gravitons
May 8 Amirhossein Tajdini
(Cornell)
A Bound on Higher Spin Particles from Causality
May 22 David Poland
(Yale)
Recent Results in the Conformal Bootstrap
May 29 Allic Sivaramakrishnan
(UCLA)
Light-state Dominance from the Conformal Bootstrap
July 10 Apratim Kaviraj
(Ecole Normale Superieure)
Analytic functionals and Polyakov bootstrap in Boundary CFTs
July 17 Kellogg Stelle
(Imperial Coll., London)
Braneworld gravity in a hyperbolic transverse space with a mass gap