High Energy Theory Informal Meeting Autumn/Winter 2009

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions of topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.
If you have ideas or suggestions, please let Kirill Saraikin know.
The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Wednesdays, 1pm
7. October
Christoph Keller
Phase transitions in AdS_3/CFT_2
14. October
Jaewon Song
Toda Theories, Matrix Models, Topological Strings, and N=2 Gauge Systems
Ref: 0909.2453
21. October
Murad Alim
(Bonn)
Hints for Off-Shell Mirror Symmetry
28. October
Laurent Baulieu
(CERN, LPTHE)
New aspects of N=4 superconformal symmetry
pdf
28. October
!2.30pm!
Hee-Joong Chung
Sicilian gauge theories and N=1 dualities
Ref: 0909.1327
4. November
Hsien Hang Shieh
(Perimeter)
Holographic effective theories for condensed matter physics
11. November
Simone Giombi
(Harvard)
Exact results in N=4 SYM from 2d Yang-Mills
18. November
Brian Wecht
(IAS)
New Tools for New SCFTs
25. November
Ido Adam
(MPI)
On Integrable Backgrounds Self-dual under Fermionic T-duality
2. December
Ben Zwiebel
Counting BPS states of N=4 SYM
9. December
Daniel Krefl (IPMU)
Wall Crossing Phenomenology of Orientifolds