Fields, Strings and Geometry seminars

These are the research seminars of the Fields, Strings and Geometry Group.

Seminar Details

Time: Our regular seminar slot is 14:00-15:00 or 16:00-17:00 on Tuesdays during term.
Venue: 39 AA 04.
Open to: Staff and PGR students.

For further information, please contact the organiser Andrea Prinsloo.

Upcoming Seminars

Speaker: Andrea Fontanella (University of Surrey)
Time: 14:00-15:00 on Tuesday 4 September 2018
Title: Black Horizons and Integrable Structures in String Theory

Speaker: Tristan McLoughlin (Trinity College Dublin)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 23 October 2018
Title: TBA

Speaker: Anthony Ashmore (University of Oxford)
Time: 14:00-15:00 on Tuesday 30 October 2018
Title: TBA

Speaker: Valentina Forini (City University London)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 27 November 2018
Title: TBA

Past Seminars

Speaker: Oleg Smolyanov (Moscow State University)
Time: 15:00-16:00 on Wednesday 20 June 2018
Title: Hamiltonian method of the second quantization
(Joint seminar with the Dynamical Systems and PDEs Group)

Speaker: Christian Saemann (Heriot-Watt University)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 29 May 2018
Title: Symmetries from Derived Brackets in Generalized Geometry and Beyond

Speaker: Jan Gutowski (University of Surrey)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 15 May 2018
Title: Highly Supersymmetric AdS Solutions

Speaker: Mario Garcia-Fernandez (Autonomous University of Madrid)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 24 April 2018
Title: Canonical metrics on holomorphic Courant algebroids

Speaker: Marc-Antoine Fiset (University of Oxford)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 6 March 2018
Title: Heterotic G2 moduli and worldsheet BRST operator

Speaker: Silvia Penati (University of Milano-Bicocca)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 20 February 2018
Title: ABJM theory: A Matrix Model for latitude Wilson loops

Speaker: Lorenzo Raspollini (University of Surrey)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 13 February 2018
Title: Perturbative Quantisation of Gauge Theories (Part 3)

Speaker: Benjo Fraser (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 9 January 2018
Title: Non-abelian T-duality and coset CFTs

Speaker: Jeff Murugan (University of Cape Town)
Time: 14:00-15:00 on Friday 5 January 2018
Title: A 2-dimensional random supersymmetric model with disorder

Speaker: Renzo Ricca (University of Milano-Bicocca)
Time: 14:00-15:00 on Tuesday 13 December 2017
Title: Quantifying topological complexity by knot polynomials

Speaker: Luca Cassia (University of Milano-Bicocca)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 5 December 2017
Title: 4D N=1,2,3,4 SCFTs on a Riemann Surface

Speaker: Lorenzo Raspollini (University of Surrey)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 21 November 2017
Title: Perturbative Quantisation of Gauge Theories (Part 2)

Speaker: Marius de Leeuw (Trinity College, Dublin)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 14 November 2017
Title: One- and Two-point functions in AdS/dCFT

Speaker: Lorenzo Raspollini (University of Surrey)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 7 November 2017
Title: Perturbative Quantisation of Gauge Theories (Part 1)

Speaker: Oleg Smolyanov (Moscow State University)
Time: 14:00-15:00 on Tuesday 31 October 2017
Title: Transformations of Feynman Path Integrals and Quantum Anomalies
(Joint seminar with the Dynamical Systems and PDEs Group)

Speaker: Alexander Schenkel (University of Nottingham)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 24 October 2017
Title: The stack of Yang-Mills fields

Speaker: Pau Figueras (Queen Mary, University of London)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 10 October 2017
Title: Non-spherically symmetric collapse in asymptotically AdS spacetimes

Speaker: Francesco Ravanini (University of Bologna)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 5 September 2017
Title: The ceff-theorem: Irreversibility of RG Flows in 2D Non-unitary QFTs

Speaker: James Lucietti (University of Edinburgh)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 13 June 2017
Title: New black holes in five dimensions

Speaker: Roberto Sisca (University of Surrey)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 30 May 2017
Title: Connections in heterotic geometry

Speaker: John Huerta (University of Lisbon)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 23 May 2017
Title: M-theory from the superpoint

Speaker: Eoin Ó Cólgain (Pohang University of Science and Technology)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 14 March 2017
Title: Yang-Baxter sigma-models, conformal twists and NC Yang-Mills

Speaker: Martin Wolf (University of Surrey)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 7 March 2017
Title: Higher groupoid bundles and higher gauge theory

Speaker: Jock McOrist (University of Surrey)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 28 February 2017
Title: A metric and geometry for heterotic moduli

Speaker: Richard Szabo (Heriot-Watt University)
Time: 17:00-18:00 on Monday 27 February 2017
Title: Quantum Geometry and Non-Geometric Backgrounds

Speaker: Alessandro Sfondrini (ETH, Zurich)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 14 February 2017
Title: Integrable Bootstrap in AdS/CFT

Speaker: Anne Franzen (University of Lisbon)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 7 February 2017
Title: Strong Cosmic Censorship as seen from scalar waves in black hole interiors
(Joint seminar with the Dynamical Systems and PDEs Group)

Speaker: Urs Schreiber (Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 6 December 2016
Title: Super Lie n-algebra of fundamental super p-branes

Speaker: Andrea Santi (University of Bologna, and the University of Edinburgh)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 29 November 2016
Title: Killing superalgebras and high supersymmetry

Speaker: Cristian Vergu (King’s College, London)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 15 November 2016
Title: Ten-dimensional light-like lines, smooth Wilson loops in N = 4 super Yang-Mills and twistors

Speaker: Carlo Meneghelli (Stony Brook University, New York)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 8 November 2016
Title: Pre-fundamental representations for the Hubbard model and AdS/CFT

Speaker: Eirik Svanes (Lagrange Institute, Paris)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 25 October 2016
Title: Recent Advances in Heterotic Moduli

Speaker: Andrew Royston (Texas A&M University)
Time: 16:00-17:00 on Tuesday 11 October 2016
Title: N = 2 super Yang-Mills and the Geometry of Magnetic Monopoles

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