High Energy Theory Informal Meeting Spring 2012

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 Christoph Keller. The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Wednesdays, 1.15 pm
Apr 4
Kazunobu Maruyoshi
(SISSA)
N=2 Gauge Theories coupled to SCFTs and Irregular Conformal Blocks
Apr 11
Jaewon Song
(Caltech)
Exceptional Instantons
Apr 18
Kelly Stelle
(Imperial College)
Supergravity divergences and puzzles
Apr 25
Christoph Keller
(Caltech)
Universal bounds for CFTs and Calabi-Yau compactifications
May 2
Dan Xie
(IAS)
General Argyres-Douglas theory
May 9
Stefan Leichenauer
(Caltech)
Background dilatons, RG, and related topics
May 16
TBA
TBA
May 23
Shlomo Razamat
(IAS)
Bootstrapping the Superconformal Index with Suface Defects
May 30
Eric Perlmutter
(UCLA)
Hyperscaling violation from supergravity