# High Energy Theory Seminars 2023-2024

Seminars are held in 469 Lauritsen at 11am and via Zoom.

The organizers for this seminar series are Sridip Pal and Yuya Kusuki

Contact theoryinfo@caltech.edu for Zoom information.

### 2023-2024

Date | Speaker | Affiliation | Title |
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Sep 29 | Tom Melia | IPMU | The classical equations of motion of quantised gauge theories |

Oct 6 *10am* | Alfredo Guevara Gonzalez | Harvard | Integrable Kerr Black Hole Spectrum from Twistor Symmetries |

Oct 13 | Richard Nally | Cornell | Evidence for KKLT de Sitter Vacua |

Oct 20 | Per Kraus | UCLA | Actions, S-Matrices and Edge Modes |

Oct 27 | Ahmed Almheiri | NYU | Holography on the quantum disk |

Nov 3 | Prahar Mitra | Amsterdam | Celestial Amplitudes in Effective Field Theories |

Nov 10 | Antony Speranza | UIUC | Generalized entropy for general subregions in quantum gravity |

Nov 17 | Nima Lashkari | Purdue University | Chaos in Observable Algebras of Quantum Gravity |

Nov 24 | No seminar | Thanksgiving break | |

Dec 1 | Giulia Isabella | UCLA | Massive gravity is not positive |

- | - | - | Winter break |

Jan 5 | Pratik Rath | UC Berkeley | A new proposal for holographic Renyi entropy |

Jan 12 | Minjae Cho | Princeton | How Bootstrap and Monte Carlo became friends |

Jan 19 | Yijian Zou | Perimeter Institute | The g-function and Defect Changing Operators from Wavefunction Overlap on a Fuzzy Sphere |

Jan 26 (*11am) | Chi-Ming Chang | Tsinghua University | BPS states in the large N limit |

Jan 26 (*1pm) | Yin-Chen He | Perimeter Institute | Fuzzy sphere regularization of 3D CFTs |

Feb 2 | Andreas Karch | UT Austin | AdS Higgs mechanism for double trace deformed CFTs |

Feb 5(*2:30pm) | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR, Mumbai | Matrix Entanglement and Beckenstein- Hawking Entropy |

Feb 9 | Gabriel Cuomo | Princeton/NYU | The EFT of Large Spin Mesons |

Feb 16 | Marija Tomasevic | University of Amsterdam | The correspondence between rotating black holes and fundamental strings |

*Feb 20 (*2:00pm) | Takuya Yoda | Kyoto University | Complex saddles and possible chaos in string scatterings |

Feb 23 | Shreya Vardhan | Stanford | Emergence and breakdown of the membrane picture in Brownian models |

March 1 (*11am*) | Joaquin Turiaci | University of Washington | Gravitational index of the heterotic string |

March 1 (*1pm*) | Nikolay Bobev | KU Leuven | A Holographic Triptych at Large N |

March 8 (*11am*) | Grant Remmen | NYU | Effective Field Theory Breakdown Near Cool Black Holes |

March 8 (*1 pm*) | Jonah Kudler-Flam | IAS, Princeton | Algebras and entropies for quantum field theory, black holes, and inflationary cosmology |

- | Spring break | ||

April 5 | Enrico Herrmann | UCLA | |

April 12 (*11am*) | Edward Mazenc | ETH | |

April 12 (*1pm*) | Alejandra Castro | University of Cambridge | |

April 19 | No seminar | ||

April 26 | Victor Rodriguez | Princeton University | |

May 3 | Luca Delacretaz | University of Chicago | |

May 10 | Daniel Brennan | UC San Diego | |

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