Seminar "Fields and Strings"


In the autumn semester, Fields and Strings takes place on Thursdays at 14:15 in room B116 of the ExWi building. Partially supported by SwissMAP.


Date Speaker Title
24.09.2020 Nicola Dondi (ITP Bern) The a-theorem in the large-N expansion
08.10.2020 Vito Pellizzani (ITP Bern) Near-Schrödinger dynamics at large charge
22.10.2020 Thiago Araujo (ITP Bern) Remarks on affine Yangians and plane partitions fermion-boson duality
5.11.2020 Donald Youmans (ITP Bern) TBA

Past seminars:

Date Speaker Title
12.12.2019 Thiago Araujo (ITP Bern) TBA
5.12.2019 Hongliang Jiang (ITP Bern) TBA
28.11.2019 Gabriel Cuomo (EPFL) The epsilon expansion meets semiclassics
7.11.2019 Andrew Gasbarro (ITP) Curved Lattice Field Theory for CFT Data
24.10.2019 Marco Serone (SISSA) Conformality Loss, Walking, and 4d Complex CFTs at Weak Coupling
10.10.2019 Ioannis Kalogerakis (ITP Bern) Black Holes and Holographic Quantum Mechanics
14.5.2019 Vladimir Kazakov (ENS) Conformal Fishnet Theory in any dimension
30.4.2019 Cristina Diamantini (U. Perugia) Superinsulators: strings in the Lab
16.4.2019 Masataka Watanabe (CERN) Chern-Simons-matter theory at large baryon number
9.4.2019 Wolfgang Lerche (CERN) On Matrix Factorizations, Residue Pairings and Homological Mirror Symmetry
19.3.2019 Stephan Stieberger (MPI Munich) Strings on the Celestial Sphere
26.2.2019 Mohab Abou Zeid (U. Göttingen) T-duality in (2,1) superspace and SKT geometry
07.2.2019 Kentaroh Yoshida (U. Kyoto) Generalized supergravity and Weyl anomaly cancellation
23.1.2019 Fotis Farakos (KU Leuven) FI terms in supergravity without gauged R-symmetry
13.12.2018 Marco Billò (U. Torino) Matrix models for N=2 SYM theories
06.12.2018 Alessandro Sfondrini (ETHZ) TBA
15.11.2018 Keita Nii (ITP) Seiberg N-ality
8.11.2018 Seung Joo Lee (CERN) Tensionless Strings and Quantum Gravity Conjectures
1.11.2018 Alexander Zhiboedov (CERN) Conformal Bootstrap At Large Charge
25.10.2018 Costas Bachas (ENS) Some lessons from/for Supergravity in AdS4/CFT3
18.10.2018 Hongliang Jiang (ITP) Quantum Entanglement and Flat Holography
4.10.2018 Gabriele Tartaglino-Mazzucchelli (ITP) Higher-derivative invariants in 6D supergravity
27.9.2018 Samuel Favrod (ETHZ) The large-charge expansion for Schroedinger systems
20.9.2018 Anton de la Fuente (EPFL) The superfluid universality class of large charge operators
22.5.2018 Yuta Sekiguchi (ITP) On the extent of supersymmetry breaking via T-duality
29.5.2018 Srijit Bhattacharjee (IIIT Allahabad) Mass inflation instability in Black Holes
24.4.2018 Raphael Belliard (DESY) Emergent quantum geometry from heavy charges in CFT and applications
17.4.2018 Jan Plefka (HU Berlin) Soft theorems and hidden symmetries in gluon and graviton scattering
27.3.2018 Ahmad Zein Assi (ITP) N=2* from String Theory
20.3.2018 Subodh Patil (NBI) Tensor bounds on the hidden universe
13.3.2018 Orestis Loukas (ITP) Holographic Superfluids at Large Charge, Part II
6.3.2018 Orestis Loukas (ITP) Holographic Superfluids at Large Charge
20.2.2018 Kumar Narain (ICTP) Boundary conditions and localization on AdS
14.12.2017 Chrysoula Markou (UPMC, Paris) Nonlinear Supersymmetry
7.12.2017 Amit Sever (CERN) S-matrix bootstrap for large N confining gauge theories
23.11.2017 Florent Baume (EPFL) Gauge Enhancements in F-theory via Mordell–Weil Torsion
16.11.2017 Antonio Amariti (INFN Milano) 4d/3d reduction of (super)symmetry enhancements
9.11.2017 Jun Nian (IHES) Gravity dual of 2d N=(2,2)* SYM theory and integrable models
2.11.2017 Keita Nii (ITP) 3d Deconfinement method & S-confining gauge theories
26.10.2017 Adrian Lewandowksi (ITP) Asymptotic propagators for mixed spin-1/2 fermions
12.10.2017 Marine Samsonyan (CERN) The Supercurrent and Einstein equations in the Superconformal formulation
5.10.2017 Amihay Hanany (Imperial College) 5 dimensional gauge theories and the Higgs branch at infinite coupling
28.9.2017 Alessandra Gnecchi (CERN) Aspects of black holes and holography in gauged Supergravity
19.9.2017 Deb Sarkar (ITP Bern) Entanglement reconstruction of asymptotically AdS metric from conformal field theory
13.7.2017 Chong-Sun Chu (NTHU) Holography of BCFT
11.7.2017 Kentaroh Yoshida (Kyoto University) Yang-Baxter deformations and generalized supergravity
13.6.2017 Maxime Gabella BPS graphs: from spectral networks to BPS quivers
16.05.2017 Antonio Amariti (ITP Bern) 2d c-extremization from toric geometry
9.5.2017 Luca Cassia (Milano Bicocca) 4D SCFTs compactified on a Riemann surface
2.05.2017 Yuta Sekiguchi (ITP Bern) Journal Club: 1606.05632
25.4.2017 David Pirtskhalava (EPFL) Superfluids and CFT data
11.4.2017 Orestis Loukas (ITP Bern) Journal Club: 1107.3987
4.4.2017 Per Berglund (New Hampshire) A Generalized Construction of Calabi-Yau Manifolds and Mirror Symmetry
28.03.2017 Carlo Angelantonj (Torino) Strings on the Omega background. Facts and ideas
14.03.2017 Konstantinos Siampos (ITP Bern) All-loop non-abelian Thirring model
28.02.2017 Ignatios Antoniadis (ITP Bern) Aspects of string phenomenology and scale hierarchies
9.2.2017 Andreas Stergiou (CERN) Mixed Correlator 4D N=1 Superconformal Bootstrap
2.2.2017 Antonio Amariti (ITP Bern) Journal Club: 3d-3d correspondence
15.12.2016 Nezhla Aghaei (ITP Bern) Journal Club: 1605.0399, "Toda Theory From Six Dimensions"
08.12.2016 Robin Rickenbach (ITP Bern) Gauge/Bethe correspondence for spin chains with rank 2 symmetry algebra
01.12.2016 Benjamin Assel (CERN) M5-branes on an elliptic fibration
24.11.2016 Cyril Closset (CERN) The three-dimensional A-twist and supersymmetric partition functions
17.11.2016 Domenico Orlando (ITP Bern) Compensating strong coupling with large charge
10.11.2016 Samson Shatashvili (Trinity College Dublin) Gauge theory angle at integrability
03.11.2016 Antonio Amariti (ITP Bern) Exact R-symmetry from attractors in gauged supergravity
27.10.2016 Yuta Sekiguchi (ITP Bern) Basic concepts in supersymmetric gauge theories from branes
20.10.2016 Ben Hoare (ETHZ) Integrable deformations of AdS superstrings
13.10.2016 Nezhla Aghaei (ITP Bern) Quantization of super Teichmueller theory