Organized by Zvi Bern, Lance Dixon, Michael Douglas, Alexander Goncharov, and Lionel Mason. Dates: December 9 – 13, 2013 The study of scattering amplitudes in relativistic quantum field theory ...
Knot homologies, BPS states, and SUSY gauge theories Organized byÂ Sergei Gukov, Mikhail Khovanov, and PiotrÂ SuĹ‚kowski March 16 – June 12, 2015 The aim of this progran is to understand new relations between knotÂ theory, supersymmetric field theories, and string theory. TremendousÂ development [...]
Organized by Samuel Grushevsky, Robert Lazarsfeld, and Eduard Looijenga Dates: July 7 – 18, 2014 More information to be posted soon.
Title: F-Theory Compactifications With Multiple U(1)-Factors Speaker: Denis Klevers Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Time:Â 2:30pm – 3:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center
On Friday December 6th the Stony Brook Math Department is organizing aÂ “Mini-school on K-stability”, which will be held in the Simons Center Lecture Hall, Room 102. For further details, and a full list of talks, please visit: Â Â Â http://www.math.sunysb.edu/AlgebraicGeometry/Kstability.html
Title: Multiple Polylogarithms in Weight 4 Speaker: Herbert Gangl Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center Abstract: It is well-known that all multiple polylogarithms of weight 2 and 3 are [...]
Title: The Black Hole Information Paradox, Alive and Kicking Speaker: Joe Polchinski, KITP Date: Monday, November 18, 2013 Time:Â 1:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Auditorium 103, Simons Center Abstract: Thought experiments have played an important role in figuring out [...]
Title: Motivic Superstring Amplitudes Speaker: Stephan Stieberger Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center Abstract: The structure of tree-level open and closed superstring amplitudes is analyzed. For the open superstring [...]
Title: Cluster Polylogarithms and Scattering Amplitudes Speaker: Marcus Spradlin Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Time:Â 1:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center Abstract: I will define cluster polylogarithms and discuss theirÂ properties. Roughly speaking, a cluster polylogarithm [...]
Title: BCJ Numerators at One–Loop From the Superstring: Five Points and Beyond Speaker: Oliver Schlotterer Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center
Title: Towards the Cone Conjecture for Hyperkahler Manifolds Speaker: Misha Verbitsky, Higher School of Economics (Moscow) Date: Friday, November 8, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center Abstract: Let $M$ be a holomorphically symplectic [...]