Date | Speaker | Institute | Talk Title |
---|

Spring Semester 2020 |

2020-01-06 |
P. Ramadevi |
IIT Bombay |
Chern-Simons field theory invariants, volume conjecture & topological entanglement. |

2020-01-13 |
Amitabh Virmani |
CMI, Chennai |
QNMs of SUSY Microstate Geometries and D1-D5 CFT |

2020-01-20 |
Sridip Pal |
IAS, Princeton |
Tauberian Theorems and High Energy Asymptotics in CFT |

2020-01-27 |
Arjun Bagchi |
IIT Kanpur |
No Tension!
The Carefree Life of Null Strings |

2020-02-03 |
Neetu |
IISER Bhopal |
Quantum Mechanics of Plancherel Growth |

2020-02-10 |
Shouvik Datta |
UCLA & ICTS-TIFR |
Eigenstate Thermalization and Virasoro Symmetry |

2020-02-17 |
Sayali Bhatkar |
IISER Pune |
Loop Corrected Soft Theorems and Asymptotic Ward Identities |

2020-02-25 |
Onkar Parrikar |
Stanford University |
Gravity from Quantum Entanglement in the AdS/CFT correspondence |

2020-02-26 |
Athira P V |
CMI, Chennai |
Generalised Coherent States in QCD from Asymptotic Symmetries |

2020-03-09 |
Shubho Roy |
IIT Hyderabad |
Quantum Complexity Characteristics of Bulk Gravitational Singularities |

2020-03-09 |
Parijat Dey |
Uppsala University |
Dispersion Relation in Conformal Field Theory |

Monsoon Semester 2019 |

2019-07-01 |
Adwait Gaikwad |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Gravitational collapse in SYK models and Choptuik-like phenomenon |

2019-07-02 |
Sayantan Choudhury |
Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Germany |
Open quantum theory of two entangled atoms in De Sitter Space |

2019-07-08 |
Todadri Senthil |
MIT, USA |
Landau ordering and other novel phase transitions beyond the Landau paradigm |

2019-07-22 |
Sumit Das |
University of Kentucky |
Quantum Quench in Matrix Quantum Mechanics and time dependent backgrounds in 2d strings |

2019-07-26 |
Prahar Mitra |
IAS, Princeton |
Asymptotic Symmetries in Odd Dimensions |

2019-08-13 |
Arunabha Saha |
University of Geneva |
Black Holes in an environment in large D as forced membranes |

2019-08-19 |
Biswajit Sahoo |
HRI, Allahabad |
Status of Soft Theorem in D=4 (Its application in classical limit and understanding as Ward identity) |

2019-08-26 |
Mrunmay Jagadale |
CMI Chennai |
Polytopes and Scattering Amplitudes in Scalar Field Theory |

2019-09-03 |
Pranjal Nayak |
University of Geneva |
Pure states and eigenstate thermalization in the Schwarzian theory - Part 1 |

2019-09-04 |
Pranjal Nayak |
University of Geneva |
Pure states and eigenstate thermalization in the Schwarzian theory - Part 2 |

2019-09-16 |
Mahan Mj |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Percolation on Hyperbolic groups |

2019-09-23 |
Pushkal Shrivastava |
ICTS-TIFR |
Strong Cosmic Censorship and Spacetime Entanglement |

2019-09-30 |
Chandan Jana |
ICTS-TIFR |
Non-local divergences in open QFTs |

2019-10-14 |
Swarnava Mukhopadhyay |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Rank-Level Duality of Conformal Blocks |

2019-10-21 |
Anirban Basu |
HRI, Allahabad |
Eigenvalue Equation for the
Modular Graph Ca,b,c,d |

2019-11-04 |
Shiroman Prakash |
Dayalbagh Institute, Agra |
Subchromatic Tensor Models |

2019-11-11 |
Sujay Ashok |
IMSc, Chennai |
Topological open/closed string dualities |

2019-11-13 |
Hermann Nicolai |
Max Planck Institute for
Gravitational Physics |
K(E10) and Standard Model Fermions |

2019-11-18 |
Justin David |
IISc, Bangalore |
Unitarity and the Chaos bound |

2019-11-25 |
Diptarka Das |
IIT Kanpur |
Modular Bootstrap at Extreme and Intermediate Temperatures: Asymptotics and Bounds |

2019-12-02 |
Nabamita Banerjee |
IISER Bhopal |
BMS3 Symmetries and Invariant Dual Field Theory |

2019-12-31 |
David Tong |
DAMTP, Cambridge |
A Non-Supersymmetric 5d Fixed Point? |

Spring Semester 2019 |

2019-01-02 |
Manuel Vielma |
University of Geneva, Switzerland |
Eigenstate thermalization in the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev model |

2019-01-03 |
Atish Dabholkar |
ICTP, Trieste, Italy |
Quantum Gravity from Timelike Liouville |

2019-01-07 |
Thomas Hartman |
Cornell University, USA |
Bounds on Energy and Transport in Quantum Field Theory |

2019-01-14 |
Abhijit Gadde |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Constraints on CFTs in large dimensions |

2019-01-21 |
Silviu Pufu |
Princeton University, USA |
Scattering amplitudes, bootstrap, and supersymmetric localization |

2019-02-04 |
K. V. Pavan Kumar |
IISc, Bangalore |
Towards Singlet Spectrum in SYK-like Tensor Models |

2019-02-11 |
Chethan Krishnan |
IISc, Bangalore |
Bulk Locality and Asymptotic Causal Diamonds |

2019-02-25 |
Narayan Krishnan |
CMI, Chennai |
Extremal surfaces, de Sitter entropy and entanglement in ghost systems |

2019-03-11 |
Aradhita Chattopadhyaya |
IISc Bangalore |
Applications of Mathieu Moonshine in N=4 supersymmetric theories |

2019-03-15 |
Kausik Ghosh |
IISc, Bangalore |
Conformal Bootstrap in Mellin space and loops in AdS |

2019-03-18 |
Ashoke Sen |
HRI, Allahabad |
Analyticity and Crossing Symmetry of Superstring Loop Amplitudes |

2019-03-25 |
Suvankar Dutta |
IISER, Bhopal |
Chern-Simons theories on generic three manifolds and matrix models |

2019-03-27 |
Indranil Halder |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Matter Chern Simons Theories in a Background Magnetic Field |

2019-04-01 |
Bidisha Chakrabarty |
ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore |
Out of Time Ordered Quantum Dissipation |

2019-04-08 |
Aninda Sinha |
IISc, Bangalore |
The simplest problem in conformal bootstrap |

2019-04-15 |
Suvrat Raju |
ICTS-TIFR, Bengaluru |
Is Holography Implicit in Canonical Gravity? |

2019-04-22 |
Bindusar Sahoo |
IISER Thiruvananthapuram |
Action principle in conformal supergravity |

2019-04-30 |
Suresh Govindarajan |
IIT, Madras |
An invitation to moonshine |

2019-05-06 |
Apratim Kaviraj |
LPT & ENS, Paris |
Boundary CFTs and Functional Bootstrap |

2019-06-11 |
Upamanyu Moitra |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Jackiw-Teitelboim Gravity and Rotating Black Holes |

2019-06-17 |
Ravi Mohan |
University of Texas, Austin |
Holographic RG Flows for Class S Line Defects |

Monsoon Semester 2018 |

2018-07-24 |
Sumit Das |
University of Kentucky,
USA |
Towards a Holographic Dictionary for the SYK Model |

2018-08-06 |
Amitabh Virmani |
CMI, Chennai |
Aretakis Instability |

2018-08-13 |
Alok Laddha |
CMI, India |
Classical Limit of Soft Graviton Theorem |

2018-08-20 |
Siddharth Dwivedi |
Sichuan University, China |
Entanglement structure of a state on multi-torus boundary |

2018-08-27 |
Prahar Mitra |
IAS, Princeton, USA |
Soft Theorems and Asymptotic Symmetries in
Effective Field Theories |

2018-09-10 |
Subhajit Mazumdar |
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel |
Kite diagram through Symmetries of Feynman Integrals |

2018-09-17 |
Arjun Bagchi |
IIT, Kanpur |
BMS Field Theories and Modular Invariance |

2018-09-24 |
Shamik Banerjee |
IOP, Bhubaneswar |
Null states and soft theorems |

2018-10-01 |
Ayan Mukhopadhyay |
IIT, Madras |
Some revelations of rebellious
and queer nature of NAdS2 |

2018-10-08 |
Rajesh Gopakumar |
ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore |
On the Polyakov-Mellin bootstrap |

2018-10-15 |
Vikram Tripathi |
DTP-TIFR |
Quasiparticle lifetime in a finite conductor and the problem of many-body localization |

2018-10-22 |
Ofer Aharony |
Weizmann Institute Of Science |
Renormalization group flows in disordered field theories |

2018-10-29 |
Arnab Kundu |
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata |
Strings, Schwarzian, Maximal Chaos |

2018-11-05 |
Nilay Kundu |
IIT, Kanpur |
Second law of black-hole thermodynamics in higher derivative theories of gravity |

2018-11-12 |
Justi David |
IISc, Bangalore |
Applications of moonshine in string compactifications and black holes |

2018-11-19 |
Soumangsu Bhusan Chakraborty |
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel |
JT deformed CFT2 and string theory |

2018-11-26 |
Diptarka Das |
IIT, Kanpur |
Modular Bootstrap with some applications to thermalization |

2018-12-07 |
Finn Larsen |
University of Michigan, USA |
An attractor mechanism for nAdS2 / nCFT1 holography |

2018-12-14 |
Vishnu Jejjala |
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa |
Generalized Hot Attractors |

Spring Semester 2018 |

2018-01-15 |
Shamik Banerjee |
IOP, Bhubhaneswar |
Null-Infinity and Unitary Representation of Poincare group |

2018-02-05 |
Pallab Basu |
ICTS-TIFR |
Complex Langevin dynamics and
large-N gauge theories |

2018-02-12 |
Subham Duttachowdhury |
IISC, Bengaluru |
Constraining spectral densities in
conformal field theories |

2018-02-19 |
Madhusudhan Raman |
IMSc, Chennai |
Semiclassical Methods: A Jumble
of Results and Directions |

2018-03-05 |
Sujay Ashok |
IMSc, Chennai |
Surface operators in supersymmetric
gauge theories |

2018-03-07 |
Sujay Ashok |
IMSc, Chennai |
Surface operators in supersymmetric
gauge theories |

2018-03-12 |
Pankaj Joshi |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Recent Developments on Gravitational
Collapse, Black Holes and Naked Singularities |

2018-03-19 |
Chethan Krishnan |
IISc - CHEP |
A Neumann Boundary
for Gravity |

2018-04-02 |
Abhijit Gadde |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Vector space of conformal field theories |

2018-04-09 |
Manas Kulkarni |
ICTS-TIFR |
Emergence of integrable models in external potentials:
Duality, Solitons and Field theory |

2018-04-16 |
Bindusar Sahoo |
IISER-TVM |
New multiplets in N=2 conformal supergravity |

2018-04-23 |
Shiroman Prakash |
DEI-Agra |
Tensor Models in d Dimensions |

2018-04-27 |
Hiroshi Ooguri |
Caltech |
Constraints on Quantum Gravity |

2018-05-07 |
Florian Loebbert |
Humbolt Uni. Berlin |
Hidden Symmetries of Scattering Amplitudes in Gauge Theories and Gravity |

Monsoon Semester 2017 |

2017-08-16 |
Chandrasekhar Bhamidipati |
IIT, Bhubhaneswar |
Black Holes at Criticality |

2017-08-17 |
Sachin Jain |
IISER, Pune |
Small step towards computing all loop exact arbitrary m to n scattering amplitude in Chern-Simons matter theories |

2017-08-24 |
Surbhi Khetrapal |
IISc, Bengaluru |
Local quenches and quantum chaos from higher spin perturbations |

2017-08-28 |
Spenta Wadia |
ICTS, Bengaluru |
Quantum Gravity in 2-dim and the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev Model |

2017-09-04 |
Sunil Mukhi |
IISER, Pune |
Universal Correlators from the Holomorphic Bootstrap |

2017-09-11 |
Indranil Halder |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Notes on Melonic O(N)^{q?1} Tensor Models |

2017-09-18 |
Naveen Prabhakar |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Rational Conformal Field Theory : A primer - Lecture 1 |

2017-09-21 |
Naveen Prabhakar |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Rational Conformal Field Theory : A primer - Lecture 2 |

2017-09-25 |
Justin David |
IISc, Bengaluru |
Constraints on parity violating conformal field theories in d=3 |

2017-10-09 |
Alok Laddha |
CMI, Chennai |
Asymptotic symmetries in QED and sub-leading soft photon theorem |

2017-10-16 |
Junggi Yoon |
ICTS, Bengaluru |
SYK Models with Global Symmetry |

2017-10-23 |
Rishi Khatri |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Axions in the CMB sky |

2017-10-30 |
P. Ramadevi |
IIT, Bombay |
Current status on polynomial invariants
of knots- attempt towards classification |

2017-11-06 |
Aninda Sinha |
IISc, CHEP |
Strategies for bootstrap |

2017-11-13 |
Arnab Kundu |
SINP, Kolkata |
SYK-chaotic and Global Charges |

2017-11-20 |
Anosh Joseph |
ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore |
Lattice Formulation of N=2* Super Yang-Mills |

2017-11-23 |
Djordje Radicevic |
Perimeter Institute, Canada |
Bosonization on a lattice in 2+1D |

2017-11-28 |
Raghu Mahajan |
Princeton University, USA |
A thermal Froissart-Gribov formula for CFTs |

2017-11-30 |
Abhishek Chowdhury |
HRI, Allahabad |
Hilbert Series and Black Hole Microstate Counting(Part 1) |

Spring Semester 2017 |

2017-01-02 |
Amihay Hanany |
Imperial College
London, UK |
Branes and the Kraft - Procesi transition |

2017-01-05 |
Atish Dabholkar |
ICTP, Trieste, Italy |
Weyl Anomalies and Cosmology |

2017-01-09 |
Matthew Headrick |
Brandeis University,
USA |
A new perspective on holographic entanglement |

2017-01-30 |
Anirban Basu |
Low momentum expansion of
one loop string amplitudes |
HRI, Allahabad, India |

2017-02-13 |
Raghu Mahajan |
Stanford University |
Transport in Chern-Simons-Matter Theories |

2017-03-06 |
Kedar Damle |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Melting of three-sublattice order: How does a KT phase pinch off? (Part 1) |

2017-03-07 |
Kedar Damle |
TIFR, Mumbai |
Melting of three-sublattice order: How does a KT phase pinch off? (Part 2) |

2017-03-14 |
Tom Banks |
University of California, Santa Cruz |
Why CFT correlators can't probe sub-AdS Locality |

2017-03-20 |
Suvankar Dutta |
IISER, Bhopal |
Emergent phase space description of unitary matrix model |

2017-03-27 |
Sunil Mukhi |
IISER, Pune |
Entanglement, Replicas and Thetas |

2017-04-03 |
Ashoke Sen |
HRI, Allahabad |
Soft graviton theorem |

2017-04-10 |
Bindusar Sahoo |
IISER,Trivandrum |
Advances in N=4 conformal supergravity |

2017-04-17 |
Zohar Komargodski |
Simons Centre for Geometry and Physics, USA |
Hooft Anomalies for Discrete Symmetries (Part 1) |

2017-04-17 |
Zohar Komargodski |
Simons Centre for Geometry and Physics, USA |
Hooft Anomalies for Discrete Symmetries (Part 2) |

2017-04-18 |
Zohar Komargodski |
Simons Centre for Geometry and Physics, USA |
Hooft Anomalies for Discrete Symmetries (Part 3) |

2017-04-24 |
Saumen Datta |
TIFR, Mumbai |
On heavy quark systems in quark-gluon plasma |

2017-04-25 |
Shiroman Prakash |
DEI, Agra |
Some non supersymmetric dualities in 2+1 dimensions |

2017-05-29 |
Sumit Das |
University of Kentucky |
A Three Dimensional View of the SYK Model |

Monsoon Semester 2016 |

2016-08-08 |
Sudipta Sarkar |
IIT Gandhinagar |
Holography, second law and higher curvature gravit |

2016-08-22 |
Amitabh Virmani |
IOP Bhubaneswar |
Classical internal structure of black holes |

2016-08-29 |
Alok Laddha |
CMI Chennai |
Asymptotic Symmetries of gravity and soft theorems |

2016-09-19 |
Justin David |
IISC Bengaluru |
Spectral sum rules for conformal field theories in arbitrary dimensions |

2016-09-29 |
K Narayan |
CMI Chennai |
Entanglement in ghost systems |

2016-10-03 |
Rajesh Gopakumar |
ICTS Bengaluru |
Conformal Bootstrap in Mellin space |

2016-10-17 |
Apratim Kaviraj |
IISc Bengaluru |
Rebooting the Conformal Bootstrap
in Mellin Space. |

2016-10-24 |
Bidisha Chakrabarty |
IOP Bhubaneswar |
Holographic description of non-BPS orbifolded D1-D5-P solutions |

2016-10-31 |
Arjun Bagchi |
IIT Kanpur |
Tensionless strings and related fun things |

2016-11-07 |
Ashish Shukla |
TIFR Mumbai |
Symmetry constraints in inflation |

2016-11-23 |
Kallol Sen |
IISc, Bengaluru |
On Critical Exponents without Feynman diagrams |

2016-11-23 |
Yu-Tin Huang |
NTU Taiwan |
S-matrix constraints on perturbative UV completions |

2016-11-28 |
Prithvi Narayan |
ICTS Bengaluru |
(1+1)d generalization of SYK model |

2016-12-26 |
Djordje Radicevic |
Perimeter Institute |
An algebraic look at quantum theory |

Spring Semester 2016 |

2016-01-05 |
Subir Sachdev |
Harvard University |
Strange metals and black holes |

2016-01-08 |
Ashvin Viswanath |
University of California Berkeley |
Particle-Vortex duality of 2+1D Dirac fermions, from electric-magnetic duality of 3+1D topological insulators |

2016-01-11 |
Xi Yin |
Harvard University |
2D superconformal bootstrap |

2016-01-18 |
Pallab Basu |
ICTS Bengaluru |
Holographic disorder and localization |

2016-01-25 |
Chethan Krishnan |
IISc Bengaluru |
Lorentz invariance vs principle of equivalence |

2016-02-05 |
Atish Dabholkar |
ICTP Trieste & CNRS Paris |
Weyl anomalies and cosmology |

2016-02-08 |
R Loganayagam |
ICTS Bengaluru |
Topological sigma models and fluid dynamics (Part 1) |

2016-02-09 |
R Loganayagam |
ICTS Bengaluru |
Topological sigma models and fluid dynamics (Part 2) |

2016-02-22 |
David Tong |
DAMTP, University of
Cambridge |
Quantum Hall Matrix Models |

2016-02-25 |
Sachin Jain |
Cornell University |
Causality constraints in conformal field theory |

2016-03-04 |
Nilay Kundu |
HRI Allahabad |
Surface transport in finite lumps of stationary relativistic fluid |

2016-03-07 |
Amin Nizami |
ICTS Bengaluru |
Anomalous dimensions in epsilon expansion for the Gross-Neveu CFT |

2016-03-14 |
Bindusar Sahoo |
IISER Thiruvananthapuram |
N=4 conformal supergravity |

2016-03-21 |
Aninda Sinha |
IISC Bengaluru |
Conformal bootstrap using unitary blocks (Part 1) |

2016-03-22 |
Aninda Sinha |
IISC Bengaluru |
Conformal bootstrap using unitary blocks (Part 2) |

2016-03-29 |
Shamik Banerjee |
IOP Bhubaneswar |
AdS/CFT and RG-flow |

2016-04-04 |
Dileep Jatkar |
HRI Allahabad |
Exact WKB analysis of $\Omega$-deformed Seiberg-Witten theory |

2016-04-11 |
Sujay Ashok |
IMSc Chennai |
S-duality, triangle groups and modular anomalies in N=2 SQCD |

2016-04-21 |
Tarun Sharma |
Weizmann Institute |
Monopole operators in 3d N=2 Chern-Simons matter theories (Part 1) |

2016-04-25 |
Arnab Kundu |
SINP Kolkata |
Three dimensional (super) Yang-Mills with compressible quark matter |

2016-04-27 |
Tarun Sharma |
Weizmann Institute |
Monopole operators in 3d N=2 Chern-Simons matter theories (Part 2) |

Monsoon Semester 2015 |

2015-09-21 |
Ashoke Sen |
HRI, Allahabad |
Superstring field theories |

2015-09-28 |
Rajesh Gopakumar |
ICTS, Bengaluru |
The Higher Spin square |

2015-10-05 |
Suvrat Raju |
ICTS, Bengaluru |
Local Operators and state dependence in Ads/CFT |

2015-10-12 |
Justin David |
IISc, Bengaluru |
Anomalous transport at weak coupling |

2015-10-19 |
Shiroman Prakash |
Dayalbagh Inst, Agra |
A test of bosonization at the level of four-point functions in Chern-Simons vector models |

2015-10-26 |
Sunil Mukhi |
IISER, Pune |
On 2d Conformal Field Theories with Two Characters |

2015-11-02 |
Nabamita Banerjee |
IISER, Pune |
Null Fluid - A new view to Galilean fluid |

2015-11-16 |
Anirban Basu |
HRI, Allahabad |
Perturbative type II amplitudes for BPS interactions |

2015-12-02 |
Abhishek Chowdhury |
HRI Allahabad |
Hilbert series and black hole microstate counting(Part 2) |