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MTH 6th February 2002
11:30 to 12:30
O Aharony Non-local string theories
MTH 7th February 2002
14:00 to 15:30
Unknown
MTHW02 11th February 2002
11:00 to 11:30
S Das Thermality in AdS and dS spacetimes and holography
MTHW02 11th February 2002
11:30 to 12:00
M Berkooz Non-local string theories
MTHW02 11th February 2002
12:00 to 12:30
D Olive Hyperbolic Lie algebras
MTHW02 11th February 2002
14:30 to 15:00
J Gauntlett Supergravity duals of wrapped branes
MTHW02 11th February 2002
15:00 to 15:30
B Stefanski (Non-BPS) Dirichlet branes, orientifolds and K-theory
MTHW02 11th February 2002
16:00 to 16:30
D Mateos Tachyons, supertubes and supersymmetric braneanti-brane systems
MTHW02 11th February 2002
16:30 to 17:00
B Pioline Exceptional theta series and the quantum BPS membrane
MTHW02 11th February 2002
17:00 to 17:30
S Ross The enhancon made simple
MTHW02 12th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00
M Atiyah K-theory and charges
MTHW02 12th February 2002
11:30 to 12:00
B Kors Intersecting branes: phenomenology and geometry
MTHW02 12th February 2002
12:00 to 12:30
E Rabinovici TBA
MTHW02 12th February 2002
14:30 to 15:00
P West Symmetries of M-Theory
MTHW02 12th February 2002
15:00 to 15:30
M Staudacher Maldacena-Wilson loops
MTHW02 12th February 2002
16:00 to 16:30
P de Medeiros Conformal topological Yang-Mills theory and de Sitter holography
MTHW02 12th February 2002
16:30 to 17:00
G Ferretti Fractional branes and N = 1 gauge theories
MTHW02 13th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00
M Douglas D-branes on Calabi-Yau manifolds
MTHW02 13th February 2002
11:30 to 12:00
P Townsend WZ solitons near the CMS
MTHW02 13th February 2002
12:00 to 12:30
K Lee The Topological sector of the deconstructed six-dimensional theories
MTHW02 14th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00
G Gibbons Conifolds in M-Theory
MTHW02 14th February 2002
11:30 to 12:00
M Reall The limits of uniqueness
MTHW02 14th February 2002
12:00 to 12:30
M Bianchi Holographic renormalisation
MTHW02 14th February 2002
14:30 to 15:00
I Brunner Orientifolds of curved backgrounds: Geometry and CFT
MTHW02 14th February 2002
15:00 to 15:30
N Obers Black holes on cylinders
MTHW02 14th February 2002
16:00 to 16:30
E Kiritsis NS5 brane distributions at weak coupling
MTHW02 14th February 2002
16:30 to 17:00
JB Gutowski Moduli spaces of supersymmetric solutions
MTHW02 15th February 2002
10:00 to 11:00
N Berkovits Covariant quantization of the superstring and supermembrane
MTHW02 15th February 2002
11:30 to 12:00
S Kovacs Instanton corrections to circular Wilson loops in N=4 supersymmetric Yang--Mills
MTHW02 15th February 2002
12:00 to 12:30
A Hashimoto Observables of string field theory
MTHW02 15th February 2002
14:30 to 15:00
G Lifchytz Probing black holes
MTHW02 15th February 2002
15:00 to 15:30
G Papdopoulos Penrose limits and maximal supersymmetric solutions in string and M-theories
MTHW02 15th February 2002
16:00 to 16:30
A Klemm N = 1 superpotentials and localisation
MTHW02 15th February 2002
16:30 to 17:00
SJ Rey A little wand of deconstruction
MTH 19th February 2002
14:15 to 15:30
S Trivedi Moduli stabilisation from fluxes
MTH 20th February 2002
17:00 to 17:30
Video of "Horizion" programme on M-Theory
MTH 21st February 2002
14:15 to 15:30
A Van Proeyen Five dimensional supersymmetry and quaternionic structures
MTH 26th February 2002
14:15 to 15:30
F Larsen De Sitter holography and the cosmic microwave background
MTH 28th February 2002
14:15 to 15:30
C Hull De Sitter space, supergravity and M-Theory
MTH 6th March 2002
11:30 to 12:30
A Tseytlin Superstrings in plane wave backgrounds
MTH 7th March 2002
14:15 to 15:30
M Gaberdiel Monstrous branes
MTH 12th March 2002
14:15 to 15:30
E Bergshoeff Domain walls in nine dimensions and their ten dimensional origin
MTH 14th March 2002
14:15 to 15:30
M Marino Towards vacuum superstring field theory
MTH 19th March 2002
14:15 to 15:30
P Horava The big click: ekpyrosis by remote control in heterotic m-theory
MTH 21st March 2002
14:15 to 15:30
J Louis String compactifications with background fluxes
MTHW01 25th March 2002
09:20 to 09:30
Welcome by Deputy Director Dr. Robert Hunt
MTHW01 25th March 2002
09:30 to 11:00
M Douglas String / M Theory Compactification: An Overview
MTHW01 25th March 2002
11:30 to 13:00
M Reid Introduction to derived categories and McKay correspondence (I)
MTHW01 25th March 2002
14:00 to 15:30
J Gauntlett Branes, Calibrations and Supergravity
MTHW01 25th March 2002
16:00 to 17:00
V Batyrev Toric Mirror Symmetry
MTHW01 26th March 2002
09:30 to 11:00
J Gauntlett Branes, Calibrations and Supergravity
MTHW01 26th March 2002
11:30 to 13:00
G Gibbons New Metrics with Special Holonomy
MTHW01 26th March 2002
14:00 to 15:30
M Gross Mirror Symmetry
MTHW01 26th March 2002
16:00 to 17:00
M Reid Introduction to derived categories and McKay correspondence (II)
MTHW01 27th March 2002
09:30 to 11:00
G Gibbons New Metrics with Special Holonomy
MTHW01 27th March 2002
11:30 to 13:00
D Joyce Constructing compact manifolds with exceptional holonomy
MTHW01 27th March 2002
14:00 to 14:10
A Jaffe Unknown
MTHW01 27th March 2002
14:10 to 15:30
J Gauntlett Branes, Calibrations and Supergravity
MTHW01 27th March 2002
16:00 to 17:00
D Joyce Introduction to calibrated geometry
MTHW01 28th March 2002
09:30 to 11:00
R Dijkgraaf Topological String Theory
MTHW01 28th March 2002
11:30 to 13:00
M Gross Mirror Symmetry
MTHW01 28th March 2002
14:00 to 15:30
M Reid Introduction to derived categories and McKay correspondence (III)
MTHW01 28th March 2002
16:00 to 17:00
G Gibbons New Metrics with special Holonomy
MTHW01 1st April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
N Dorey Exact results in supersymmetric field theory Wolfson Court - Fletcher Molton Room
MTHW01 1st April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
C Bachas Introduction to D-Branes and boundary CFT - I Wolfson Court - Fletcher Molton Room
MTHW01 1st April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
N Dorey Exact results in supersymmetric field theory
MTHW01 1st April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
Poster Session Wolfson Court - Law Library
MTHW01 2nd April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
R Dijkgraaf Topological string theory
MTHW01 2nd April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
A Craw The Picard group and the cohomology of G-Hilb
MTHW01 2nd April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
B Szendroi Introduction to Homological Mirror Symmetry
MTHW01 2nd April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
A Craw Stringy Hodge numbers and the McKay correspondence
MTHW01 3rd April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
R Dijkgraaf Topological string theory
MTHW01 3rd April 2002
11:30 to 12:30
D Joyce Singularities of special Lagrangian submanifolds
MTHW01 3rd April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
F Kirwan Moduli spaces of bundles over Riemann surfaces
MTHW01 3rd April 2002
16:00 to 17:15
D Joyce Special Lagrangian fibrations and the SYZ conjecture
MTHW01 3rd April 2002
20:00 to 00:00
Conference Dinner - Magdalene College Pre dinner drinks from 19.30 - Benson Hall
MTHW01 4th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
B Szendroi Derived Equivalences in Homological Mirror Symmetry
MTHW01 4th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
C Bachas Introduction to D-Branes and boundary CFT - II
MTHW01 4th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
F Kirwan The Yang-Mills stratification revisited
MTHW01 4th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
N Dorey Exact results in supersymmetric field theory
MTHW01 5th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
N Dorey Exact results in supersymmetric field theory
MTHW01 5th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
S Donaldson Standard conjectures in Kahler geometry
MTHW01 5th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
R Donagi Principal bundles on elliptic fibrations
MTHW01 5th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
V Batyrev Testing toric mirror symmetry
MTHW01 8th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
R Donagi Heterotic/F-Theory duality
MTHW01 8th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
M Douglas D-Branes, orbifolds and derived categories
MTHW01 8th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
B Acharya M theory, G2-holonomy singularities and four dimensional physics
MTHW01 9th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
B Acharya M theory, G2-holonomy singularities and four dimensional physics
MTHW01 9th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
S Barannikov Introduction to quantum periods - I
MTHW01 9th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
A Kapustin Mirror symmetry and A-Branes
MTHW01 9th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
R Dijkgraaf Topological string theory
MTHW01 10th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
M Douglas D-Branes, orbifolds and derived categories
MTHW01 10th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
N Hitchin Invariant functionals
MTHW01 10th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
M Mustata Introduction to motivic integration
MTHW01 10th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
B Acharya M theory, G2-holonomy singularities and four dimensional physics
MTHW01 11th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
B Acharya M theory, G2-holonomy singularities and four dimensional physics
MTHW01 11th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
N Hitchin Cohomogeneity one metrics
MTHW01 11th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
N Hitchin Generalised Calabi-Yau manifolds
MTHW01 11th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
S Gukov Duality and Fibrations on G$\_$2 Manifolds
MTHW01 12th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
G Moore K-Theory - I
MTHW01 12th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
S Gukov Fluxes, Superpotential, and Calibrated Geometry
MTHW01 12th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
M Douglas D-Branes, orbifolds and derived categories
MTHW01 12th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
S Barannikov Introduction to quantum periods - II
MTHW01 15th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
G Moore K-Theory - II
MTHW01 15th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
A Kovalev From Fano 3-folds to compact G$\_$2-manifolds
MTHW01 15th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
S Sethi String/M compactifications and duality
MTHW01 15th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
I Dolgachev Hermitian symmetric domains and Calabi-Yau manifolds
MTHW01 16th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
G Moore Non supersymmetric orbifolds - I
MTHW01 16th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
D Kaledin McKay correspondence for symplectic singularities
MTHW01 16th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
S Sethi String/M compactification and duality
MTHW01 16th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
J Sawon Rozaansky-Witten invariants and extended TQFT
MTHW01 17th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
S Sethi String / M compactification and duality
MTHW01 17th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
A Ishii Representations of the McKay quiver and variation of GIT quotients
MTHW01 17th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
PMH Wilson Large Complex Structure limits of K3 surfaces
MTHW01 17th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
TBA TBA
MTHW01 18th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
S Sethi String / M compactification and duality
MTHW01 18th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
G Moore A time dependent background in string theory
MTHW01 18th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
M Verbitsky Stability of Fourier-Mukai transform
MTHW01 18th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
TBA TBA
MTHW01 19th April 2002
09:30 to 11:00
R Myers TBA
MTHW01 19th April 2002
11:30 to 13:00
RP Thomas Aspects of mirror symmetry
MTHW01 19th April 2002
14:00 to 15:30
RP Thomas Aspects of mirror symmetry
MTHW01 19th April 2002
16:00 to 17:00
V Nikulin On hyperbolic Kac--Moody algebras of Borcherds type and applications
MTH 23rd April 2002
14:15 to 15:30
P Yi D-brane probes and closed string tachyons in flux brane backgrounds
MTH 25th April 2002
14:15 to 15:30
D Tong NS5-branes, T-duality and worldsheet instantons
MTH 30th April 2002
14:15 to 15:30
N Lambert de Sitter space in (stringy) supergravity
MTH 2nd May 2002
11:00 to 12:30
S Kachru New phenomena in string compactifications with flux
MTH 2nd May 2002
14:15 to 15:30
E Silverstein Clean time-dependent string backgrounds from bubble baths
MTH 7th May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
C Pope An M-theory unification of the deformed and resolved conifolds
MTH 9th May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
M Gunaydin The spectra of PP-wave limits of M/Superstring theory compactified over spheres and holography
MTH 14th May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
P Aspinwall D-brane stability and monodromy
MTH 16th May 2002
11:30 to 12:30
P Aspinwall Introduction to derived categories for physicists
MTH 16th May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
M Cvetic Standard model and GUT's from orientifolds and $G_2$ holonomy
MTH 21st May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
A Peet S-branes
MTH 23rd May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
W Taylor Branes and vacua in open string field theory
MTH 28th May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
D Freedman Perturbative gauge theory and string interactions
MTH 30th May 2002
14:15 to 15:15
A Dabholkar Tachyon condensation and black hole entropy
MTH 5th June 2002
14:15 to 15:15
K Skenderis Brane in AdS and pp-wave spacetimes
MTH 6th June 2002
14:15 to 15:15
A Hanany Toric duality, Seiberg duality and Picard-Lefshetz transformations
MTH 7th June 2002
15:00 to 16:00
P Di Vecchia W=1 and N=2 refer Yang-Mills theories from wrapped branes
MTH 11th June 2002
14:15 to 15:15
C Bachas Anti de Sitter branes and holography
MTH 13th June 2002
14:15 to 15:15
B Julia Borcherds dualities in supergravities
MTH 18th June 2002
14:15 to 15:15
N Warner N=1 holographic R.G fixed points and their Penrose limits
MTH 20th June 2002
14:15 to 15:15
T Banks de Sitter space and supersymmetry breaking
MTH 25th June 2002
15:30 to 16:30
H Ooguri Worldsheet derivation of a large $N$ duality
MTH 27th June 2002
14:15 to 15:15
A Sen Tachyon dynamics
MTH 3rd July 2002
14:15 to 15:15
NA Nekrasov Seiberg-Witten prepotential from instanton counting
MTH 4th July 2002
14:15 to 15:15
G Horowitz Colliding Kaluza-Klein bubbles
MTH 9th July 2002
14:15 to 15:15
S Giddings Black hole formation at high energies
MTH 10th July 2002
14:15 to 15:15
J Maldacena Introduction to pp-waves
MTH 11th July 2002
16:30 to 17:30
J Maldacena Introduction to pp-waves
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