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Date Time Speaker Title Presentation Material
18th January 2012 16:00 to 17:00 S Vandoren M5 branes, 4d/2d correspondence, and 5D SYM on a torus
19th January 2012 12:00 to 13:00 N Drukker Generalized quark-antiquark potential of N=4 SYM at weak and strong coupling
19th January 2012 14:00 to 15:00 J Hoppe Fundamental Structures of M(brane) Theory
20th January 2012 12:00 to 13:00 J Manschot BPS Invariants of Rational Surfaces
25th January 2012 16:00 to 17:00 B Chowdhury New instability of non-extremal black holes: spitting out supertubes
26th January 2012 12:00 to 13:00 J Seo Singularity structure and massless dyons of pure N = 2, d = 4 theories with SU(r+1) and Sp(2r) gauge groups
26th January 2012 14:00 to 15:00 JA Harvey Permutation groups, Mock modular forms, K3 surfaces and Moonshine (I)
27th January 2012 12:00 to 13:00 JA Harvey Permutation groups, Mock modular forms, K3 surfaces and Moonshine (II)
27th January 2012 14:00 to 15:00 JA Harvey Permutation groups, Mock modular forms, K3 surfaces and Moonshine (III)
31st January 2012 14:00 to 15:00 S Yokoyama Chern-Simons Theories with Vector Matter
1st February 2012 16:00 to 17:00 D Smith Chern-Simons and ABJM with Boundary
2nd February 2012 11:30 to 12:30 S Kim Instantons and M5-branes
2nd February 2012 14:00 to 15:00 S Lee Yangian invariant scattering amplitudes in ABJM theory
7th February 2012 12:00 to 13:00 S Miller Automorphic forms on SL(3) and higher rank groups
7th February 2012 14:00 to 15:00 B Julia From magics towards a "science" of exceptions
8th February 2012 16:00 to 17:00 J Gutowski Novel geometries from supersymmetric near-horizon solutions
9th February 2012 11:30 to 12:30 P P Cook One-dimensional solutions of M-theory
15th February 2012 16:00 to 17:00 E O Colgain Fermionic T-duality
16th February 2012 11:30 to 12:15 J-H Park Supersymmetric Double Field Theory: Stringy Reformulation of Supergravity
16th February 2012 14:00 to 14:45 H Godazgar M-theory dualities and generalised geometry
16th February 2012 15:00 to 15:45 C Strickland-Constable E_d(d)xR^+ Generalised Geometry and 11D Supergravity
16th February 2012 16:00 to 17:00 Informal discussion session on generalised geometry
17th February 2012 14:00 to 15:00 L Bao Gauge theory duality from M-theory and topological vertex
21st February 2012 11:30 to 12:30 M Yamazaki Z[3d gauge theory]=Z[3-manifold]
21st February 2012 14:00 to 15:00 S Pasquetti Factorization of N=2 theories partition functions on the squashed 3-sphere
22nd February 2012 16:00 to 17:00 P Vanhove Automorphic properties of string theory amplitudes in various dimensions
23rd February 2012 11:30 to 12:30 A Gustafsson Enhanced ${\cal N}=8$ Supersymmetry of three-algebra ABJM Theory
23rd February 2012 14:00 to 15:00 C Saemann M-branes and loop spaces
29th February 2012 16:00 to 17:00 N Copland Double sigma models and double field theory
1st March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 C Papageorgakis M2/M5 systems and 5d SYM
1st March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 C Keeler Fluid-Gravity Duality at a Cutoff Surface
2nd March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 R Szabo Instantons and Curve Counting
2nd March 2012 15:00 to 16:00 A Tomasiello Generalized structures of ten-dimensional supersymmetric solutions
6th March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 Y Matsuo A Non-Abelian Self-Dual Gauge Theory in 5+1 Dimensions
6th March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 V Balasubramanian Momentum space entanglement and renormalization in quantum field theory
7th March 2012 16:00 to 17:00 O Hohm A geometry of non-geometric fluxes
8th March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 C Bachas AdS4/CFT3 and Quasi-localization of Gravity
8th March 2012 14:30 to 15:30 M Cederwall Searching for U-duality supermultiplets
13th March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 M Rozali Amplitudes for Fivebranes
13th March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 A Kleinschmidt Infinite discrete symmetries near singularities and modular forms
14th March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 B de Wit The 4D/5D connection, black holes and higher-derivative couplings
14th March 2012 18:30 to 19:30 G Davey & D Berman String Theory, Duality and Art
15th March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 F Passerini A review of localisation, moving to localisation in 5d theories (Journal Club)
20th March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 D Jafferis Supersymmetric sphere partition functions in three dimensions
20th March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 S Prakash Chern-Simons Vector Models
21st March 2012 16:00 to 17:00 M Gutperle Holographic description of boundary and interface CFTs
22nd March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 J Sparks Gravity duals of supersymmetric gauge theories on curved manifolds
22nd March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 E Bergshoeff New Results on Massive Gravity
27th March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 F Riccioni Branes and wrapping rules
27th March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 A Basu Supersymmetry constraints on the R^4 multiplet in type IIB on T^2
28th March 2012 16:00 to 17:00 F Benini M2-branes at toric Calabi-Yau 4-fold singularities
29th March 2012 11:30 to 12:30 I Moss Uplifting the vacuum in Heterotic M theory
29th March 2012 14:00 to 15:00 D Lundholm Zero-energy states in supermembrane matrix models
30th March 2012 16:00 to 17:00 C-S Chu Nonabelian action of M5-branes
5th April 2012 11:30 to 12:30 T Takimi Studies of the Nambu-brancket M5-brane theory
5th April 2012 16:00 to 17:00 E Witten Superstring perturbation theory revisited - a special Teleconference seminar
10th April 2012 14:00 to 15:00 M Henningson (2,0) theory on (singular) circle fibrations
10th April 2012 16:00 to 17:00 S Bolognesi N^3 and Junctions in 6D (2,0) Theories
11th April 2012 11:30 to 12:30 H Sambtleben Superconformal models in six dimensions
12th April 2012 14:00 to 15:00 H Singh Uplifting 5D SYM to 6D and M5-branes
12th April 2012 16:00 to 17:00 M Wolf Contact instantons and twistor geometry
13th April 2012 09:30 to 10:15 P Heslop The correlator of four stress-tensor multiplets in N=4 SYM: Part 1. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
13th April 2012 10:15 to 11:00 G Vartanov Vanishing superconformal indices and chiral symmetry breaking. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
13th April 2012 11:30 to 12:15 E Sokatchev The correlator of four stress-tensor multiplets in N=4 SYM: Part 2. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
13th April 2012 12:15 to 13:00 J Penedones Conformal Regge theory. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
13th April 2012 14:00 to 14:45 L Rastelli Bootstrapping the N=2 superconformal index. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
13th April 2012 14:45 to 15:30 M Bianchi Higher spins, strings and holography. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
13th April 2012 16:00 to 16:45 V Spiridonov Elliptic hypergeometric integrals and superconformal indices. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
13th April 2012 16:45 to 17:30 H Osborn Conformal partial waves. (Talk to be held in Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS)
24th April 2012 11:30 to 12:30 F Larsen A CFT dual of General Black Holes
25th April 2012 11:30 to 12:30 K Hashimoto The Holographic Nucleus
25th April 2012 16:00 to 17:00 S Sethi The conformal anomaly of M5 branes
26th April 2012 11:30 to 12:30 D Sorokin BLG model and M5-branes
26th April 2012 14:00 to 15:00 C Hull Double Field Theory and Duality
30th April 2012 11:30 to 12:30 K Lee 5d Superconformal Index with Enhanced E-type Global Symmetry
30th April 2012 14:00 to 15:00 J Bhattacharya Soliton stars as holographic confined Fermi liquids
1st May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 D Hofman Solipsism in the dS static patch
2nd May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 J Figueroa-O'Farrill Homogeneous M2 duals
3rd May 2012 13:00 to 14:00 A Strominger Progress in dS/CFT
8th May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 R Gopakumar Triality in Minimal Model Holography
9th May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 G Semenoff Engineering Holographic Graphene
9th May 2012 16:00 to 17:00 M Rangamani The Dirichlet problem in AdS and beyond
10th May 2012 14:00 to 15:00 D Rodriguez-Gomez 5d gauge theories and AdS/CFT
14th May 2012 14:00 to 15:00 S Wadia Solving Chern-Simons theory with vector matter in the large N limit
15th May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 J Gauntlett Spatially modulated phases in AdS/CFT
16th May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 S Ramgoolam Counting and construction of D-brane quantum states in AdS/CFT
17th May 2012 14:00 to 15:00 D Correa Cusp anomalous dimension in N=4 super Yang-Mills from integrability
22nd May 2012 11:00 to 12:00 E Sezgin Superconformal field theories in 6D with non-abelian tensor-Yang-Mills couplings
23rd May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 D Tong Optical Conductivity from a Holographic Lattice
24th May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 V Hubeny CFT probes of bulk geometry
24th May 2012 14:00 to 15:00 M Petrini Generalised Geometry for non-relativistic backgrounds
25th May 2012 11:30 to 12:30 C Pope AdS and Lifshitz Black Holes in Conformal and Einstein-Weyl Gravity
6th June 2012 11:30 to 12:30 M Berg Quantum Orientifold Effective Actions
7th June 2012 11:30 to 12:30 R Tatar Yukawa Couplings in F-Theory Compactifications
12th June 2012 11:30 to 12:30 A Hebecker Fluxbrane Inflation and Moduli Stabilisation
13th June 2012 11:30 to 12:30 C Burgess Good things from brane back-reaction
14th June 2012 11:30 to 12:30 G Kane String theory, the Higgs boson, Dark Matter and the LHC
20th June 2012 11:30 to 12:30 J Conlon On Transplanckian Excursions in de Sitter Space
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