High Energy Theory Informal Meeting Winter 2011

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 Lotte Hollands. The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Wednesdays, 1.15 pm
January 12th
Christoph Keller
SO/Sp instantons and W-algebra blocks, cntd.
January 19th
Pei-Ming Ho
Nambu-Poisson M5-brane
January 26th
Chan Park
Ramification points of Seiberg-Witten curves
February 2nd
Sergei Gukov
The Verlinde formula and D-branes
February 9th
Sean Hartnoll
Holography for metallic quantum criticality
February 16th
Jaewon Song
Affine sl(n), W-algebras and N=2 gauge theories
February 23rd
Itamar Yaakov
Seiberg-like duality in 3D Chern Simons theories
March 2nd 2pm
Anton Kapustin
Surface operators in abelian Chern-Simons theory and their applications to the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect
March 9th
Yu-tin Huang
Hidden symmetries and dualities in the S-matrix