Central European Institute for Cosmology and Fundamental Physics
 
 

CEICO holds regular Cosmology and String seminars, once a week, with some overlap in topics.

String seminars usually take place every Monday at 2pm in Room-226, and Cosmology seminars usually take place every Wednesday at 11am in the main lecture hall, unless otherwise indicated below.


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Upcoming seminars

Past seminars


Strings: Monday, 17/06/2024, 14:00
Tung Tran (University of Vienna, Vienna)
Quantum higher-spin Yang-Mills from the IKKT matrix model

Strings: Thursday, 13/06/2024, 14:00
Daniel Junghans (TU Wien, Vienna)
Problems with de Sitter in string theory

Cosmo: Wednesday, 12/06/2024, 11:00
Markus Fröb (University of Leipzig, Leipzig)
Invariant observables in quantum gravity and graviton loop corrections to the Hubble rate and the Newtonian potential

Cosmo: Thursday, 06/06/2024, 15:00
Tony Padilla (Nottingham University)
From number theory to QFT (and beyond)

Cosmo: Wednesday, 05/06/2024, 11:00
Florian Kühnel (Max Planck Institute, Munich)
Primordial Black Holes - Positivist Perspective and Quantum Quiddity

Cosmo: Thursday, 30/05/2024, 15:00
Oleg Zaslavskii (Kharkiv National University)
Black-hole bomb, confined Penrose process and particle decay near singularity

Cosmo: Wednesday, 29/05/2024, 11:00
Nicola Menadeo (Max Planck Institute, Potsdam)
Lensing of gravitational waves beyond General Relativity

Strings: Monday, 27/05/2024, 14:00
Libor Snobl (Czech Technical University, Prague)
Pairs of commuting quadratic elements in the enveloping algebra and integrable systems with magnetic fields

Cosmo: Wednesday, 22/05/2024, 11:00
Angelica Albertini (Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)
An effective-one-body gravitational waveform model for large-mass-ratio inspiralling black hole binaries

Strings: Monday, 20/05/2024, 14:00
Marcello Ortaggio (Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)
A new look at AdS black holes with conformal scalar hair

Cosmo: Wednesday, 15/05/2024, 11:00
Giovanni D'Addario (University of Nottingham, Nottingham)
Ringdowns for black holes with scalar hair: the large mass case

Strings: Monday, 06/05/2024, 14:00
Filip Blaschke (Silesian University, Opava and Czech Technical University, Prague)
Amplitude modulations and resonant dynamics of oscillons in 1+1 dimensions

Strings: Monday, 29/04/2024, 14:00
Salomon Zacarias (Masaryk University, Brno)
Aspects of AdS(3) solutions and holography

Cosmo: Wednesday, 24/04/2024, 11:00
Massimiliano Maria Riva (DESY, Hamburg)
Vanishing of Nonlinear Tidal Love Numbers of Schwarzschild Black Holes

Cosmo: Wednesday, 17/04/2024, 11:00
Amit Reza (Space Research Institute, Graz)
Machine Learning in Astrophysics: Pioneering the Dawn of a New Era

Strings: Monday, 15/04/2024, 14:00
Alena Pravdova (Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)
Kerr-Schild double copy for Kundt spacetimes of any dimension

Cosmo: Wednesday, 10/04/2024, 11:00
Vincent Vennin (LPENS, Paris)
Clustering of primordial black holes from quantum diffusion during inflation

Cosmo: Wednesday, 03/04/2024, 11:00
Oriol Pujolas (IFAE, Barcelona)
Primordial black holes from domain wall networks

Cosmo: Wednesday, 27/03/2024, 11:00
Jibril Ben Achour (Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics, Munich)
Exploring nonlinear gravitational waves in Horndeski theory

Cosmo: Wednesday, 13/03/2024, 11:00
Zvonimir Vlah (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb and KICC/DAMTP, Cambridge)
Constructing cosmological observables in the sky

Cosmo: Wednesday, 06/03/2024, 11:00
Federico Lelli (Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory)
MOND: observational evidences and open challenges

Strings: Monday, 04/03/2024, 14:00
Ulisses Portugal (IFT, Sao Paulo)
A two parameter family of hyperbolic string vertices

Cosmo: Wednesday, 28/02/2024, 11:00
Harry Desmond (ICG, Portsmouth)
Four ways of looking at the Radial Acceleration Relation

Cosmo: Wednesday, 21/02/2024, 11:00
Paolo Creminelli (ICTP, Trieste)
Positivity Constraints on Lorentz-breaking EFTs

Cosmo: Wednesday, 14/02/2024, 11:00
Emilio Bellini (SISSA, Trieste)
Probing Gravity with Line Intensity Mapping

Strings: Monday, 12/02/2024, 14:00, Room 226
Christian Northe (Ben-Gurion University, Israel)
Entanglement Resolution and BCFT

Cosmo: Wednesday, 07/02/2024, 11:00
Erick Munive Villa and Jessica N. López Sánchez (CEICO, FZU, Prague)
Dark Matter Halos in the SFDM Model / The dynamics of astrophysical systems in numerical simulations

Cosmo: Wednesday, 31/01/2024, 11:00
Jakub Cehula (Charles University, Prague)
Theory of mass transfer in binary stars

Cosmo: Wednesday, 24/01/2024, 11:00
Denise Boncioli (LNGS and Università dell'Aquila)
Astrophysical and cosmogenic neutrinos: how to trace high-energy interactions in the Universe

Cosmo: Wednesday, 17/01/2024, 11:00
Jan Hamann (UNSW, Sydney, Australia)
Looking for inflationary features – the Bayesian way

Strings: Monday, 15/01/2024, 14:00, Room 226
Jakub Vosmera (IPhT, Saclay, France)
Topological defect lines in symmetric-product orbifolds and tensionless holography

Strings: Monday, 18/12/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Jan Pulmann (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)
Chern-Simons observables, Poisson structures and deformation quantization

Cosmo: Wednesday, 13/12/2023, 15:15
Matthew Lewandowski (ETH Zürich, Institute of Theoretical Physics)
The BOSS bispectrum analysis at one loop from the Effective Field Theory of Large-Scale Structure

Strings: Monday, 11/12/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Paolo Rossi (CEICO, Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences & Charles University)
Wormholes and surface defects in rational ensemble holography

Cosmo: Wednesday, 29/11/2023, 11:00
Santiago Casas (Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology -- RWTH Aachen University)
What will Large Scale Structure tell us about Dark Energy in the next decade?

Strings: Monday, 27/11/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Vit Tucek (Huawei Technologies, Sweden)
Grassmannian signalling

Cosmo: Wednesday, 22/11/2023, 11:00
Francesco di Filippo (Charles University)
Hearts of Darkness: Nonsingular Black Holes Beyond General Relativity

Strings: Monday, 20/11/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Petr Vasko (Charles University)
Introduction to celestial holography

Cosmo: Wednesday, 15/11/2023, 11:00
Francesca Calore (LAPTH -- Laboratoire d'Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique Théorique -- CNRS)
Probing light particles with high-energy astrophysics

Strings: Monday, 13/11/2023, 14:00, Room 226
David Kubiznak (Charles University)
Shall Bekenstein's Area Law Prevail ?

Strings: Friday, 10/11/2023, 11:15, Room 226
Shai Chester (Imperial College, London)
Gluon scattering in AdS at finite string coupling

Cosmo: Wednesday, 08/11/2023, 11:00, Lecture Hall
Michal Bilek (LERMA -- Observatoire de Paris)
Can the observation of globular clusters in low-mass galaxies exclude the MOND modified gravity theory?

Strings: Monday, 06/11/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Tomas Prochazka (CEICO, Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Bethe equations and 2d conformal field theory

Cosmo: Wednesday, 1/11/2023, 11:00, FZU main lecture hall
Adam Pound (University of Southampton)
Progress in gravitational self-force theory: recent advances in modelling asymmetric binaries

Strings: Monday, 30/10/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Gideon Vos (CEICO, Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Emergent KMS-states in 2d CFTs with large central charge

Cosmo: Wednesday, 25/10/2023, 11:00, Lecture Hall
Ivana Ebrova (Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Stellar kinematics and merger histories of early-type galaxies in large-scale cosmological simulations and beyond

Cosmo: Wednesday, 18/10/2023, 11:00, Solid-21
Kara Farnsworth (University of Geneva)
The Newman-Penrose Map and the Classical Double Copy

Strings: Monday, 16/10/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Canberk Sanli (CEICO, Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Superconformal index for quivers

Cosmo: Wednesday, 04/10/2023, 11:00, Room 226
Oyvind Christiansen (University of Oslo)
Late-time domain walls in cosmological simulations

Strings: Monday, 02/10/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Ruggero Noris (CEICO, Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences)
Supergravity and the embedding tensor formalism

Cosmo: Tuesday, 15/08/2023, 14:00
Andrei Frolov (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Classical mechanics with inequality constraints

Strings: Tuesday, 08/08/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Robert Brandenberger (McGill University, Montreal)
Emergent Metric Space-Time and Early Universe Cosmology from the BFSS Matrix Model

Strings: Monday, 26/06/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Siddharth Prabhu (TIFR, Mumbai)
Holography and boundary observables in asymptotically flat spacetimes

Cosmo: Wednesday, 21/06/2023, 11:00, room 117
Dina Traykova (Potsdam Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Relativistic drag forces on black holes from scalar dark matter clouds

Strings: Tuesday, 20/06/2023, 14:00, Room 226
Jaroslav Trnka (Charles University, Prague)
Non-perturbative Amplituhedron Geometries

Cosmo: Wednesday, 14/06/2023
Mehrdad Mirbabayi (ICTP, Italy)
A lower bound on dark matter mass

Colloquium: Tuesday, 13/06/2023
Julio Navarro (University of Victoria, Canada)
Going Non-Linear: Contrasting LCDM with the internal properties of galaxies

Cosmo: Wednesday, 07/06/2023
Jiří Podolský (Charles University, Prague)
A new metric form of the whole class of type D black holes

Cosmo: Wednesday, 31/05/2023
Adolfo Cisterna (Universidad de Tarapacá, Chile)
Ehlers Transformations as a Tool for Constructing Accelerating NUT Black Holes

Cosmo: Wednesday, 24/05/2023
Jorge Ovalle (Silesian University, Opava)
Black holes without Cauchy horizons and integrable singularities

Cosmo: Wednesday, 10/05/2023
Arttu Rajantie (Imperial College London)
Stochastic effective theory for scalar fields in de Sitter space

Cosmo: Wednesday, 03/05/2023
Luca Santoni (APC, Paris)
Dissipative Inflation with Scalar Particle Production

Strings: Tuesday, 02/05/2023, 14:00, room 226
Ido Ben-Dayan (Ariel University, Israel)
New themes in Cosmology

Cosmo: Wednesday, 26/04/2023, 11:00, main lecture hall
Juan Manuel Armaleo (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Probing spin-2 Ultra-Light Dark Matter (ULDM) with pulsars and gravitational waves
Cosmo: Wednesday, 19/04/2023
Stéphane Ilić (IJCLab, France)
More than the sum of its parts: joint analysis of LSS and CMB experiments

Strings: Monday, 17/04/2023, 14:00, room 226
Alfredo Iorio (Charles University, Prague)
The three 'layers' of graphene monolayer and their analog GUPs (continued)

Cosmo: Wednesday, 12/04/2023, 11:00, lecture hall
Nicolas Lecoeur (IJCLab, France)
Selecting Horndeski theories without apparent symmetries and their black hole solutions

Strings: Monday, 03/04/2023, 14:00, room 226
Igor Khavkine (Institute of Mathematics, Prague)
A look at the geometry of the 5-dimensional charged rotating black hole

Cosmo: Wednesday, 29/03/2023
Justin C. Feng (IST Lisbon, Portugal)
The Weiss variation in gravitation theory

Strings: Monday, 27/03/2023
Aaron Wall (Cambridge, UK)
The Off-shell String Effective Action

Cosmo: Wednesday, 22/03/2023
Oleg Lebedev (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Particle overproduction in the Early Universe

Cosmo: Wednesday, 15/03/2023
Sante Carloni (Charles University, Prague, Czechia)
Generalizing the coupling between spacetime and matter

Strings: Monday, 13/03/2023
Alfredo Iorio (Charles University, Czech republic)
The three 'layers' of graphene monolayer and their analog GUPs

Cosmo: Wednesday, 08/03/2023
Christian Käding (Technische Universität Wien, Austria)
Directly computing reduced density matrices with influence functionals

Cosmo: Wednesday, 01/03/2023
Nuno M. Santos (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal)
Synchronized bosonic hair: equilibrium solutions

Strings: Monday, 27/02/2023
Karapet Mkrtchyan (Imperial College, UK)
A novel Lagrangian formulation for (chiral) p-forms and their interactions

Cosmo: Wednesday, 22/02/2023
Daniela Doneva (University of Tübingen, Germany)
Gravitational waves as a test of fundamental physics

Strings: Monday, 20/02/2023
Thomas Mertens (UGhent, Belgium)
From JT to 3d pure gravity

Cosmo: Wednesday, 15/02/2023
Vitor Cardoso (IST Lisbon, Portugal)
Testing the existence of black hole horizons

Strings: Monday, 13/02/2023
Athanasios Chatzistavrakidis (Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Croatia)
Geometry on higher structures and the BV formalism

Cosmo: Wednesday, 08/02/2023
Armando di Matteo (INFN Torino, Italy)
Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays: what we know and what we don't, and possible "new physics" implications

Strings: Thursday, 02/02/2023
René Meyer (University of Wurzburg, Germany)
Approaches to Discrete Holography

Cosmo: Wednesday, 01/02/2023
Stefano Savastano (Potsdam Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Observing Continuous Gravitational Waves lensed by Sgr A*

Cosmo: Wednesday, 25/01/2023
Thomas Sotiriou (University of Nottingham, UK)
Strong Gravity and Fundamental Physics

Strings: Monday, 23/01/2023
Ivano Basile (LMU, Germany)
Infinite distances in multicritical CFTs and higher-spin holography

Cosmo: Wednesday, 11/01/2023
David Kubiznak (Charles University, Prague, Czechia)
Remarkable symmetries of rotating black holes

Strings: Monday, 12/12/2022, 14:00, room 226
Dieter van den Bleeken (Bogazici University, Turkey)
Bosonic supersymmetry

Cosmo: Thursday, 08/12/2022, 16:00, SOLID building lecture hall
Marco Chianese (Università degli Studi di Napoli, Italy)
Novel probes of sub-GeV dark matter

Cosmo: Thursday, 01/12/2022, 16:00, lecture hall
Luc Blanchet (Université Paris-Saclay, France)
Dark matter at galactic scales & MOND

Strings: Monday, 14/11/2022
Pranjal Nayak (CERN, Switzerland)
Random Matrices in the Quantum Mechanical Description of Black Holes

Cosmo: Thursday, 10/11/2022, 16:00, lecture hall
Andrew Miller (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Probes of dark matter with gravitational-wave detectors

Strings: Monday, 07/11/2022, room 226 14:00
Blagoje Oblak (l'Ecole Polytechnique, France)
Flat JT Gravity and the Schwarzian of BMS2

Cosmo: Thursday, 03/11/2022, 16:00, lecture hall
Giorgio Torrieri (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
The equivalence principle and inertial-gravitational decoherence

Strings: Thursday, 03/11/2022, room 226 15:00
Jordan Francois (U. Mons, Belgium)
Presymplectic structure of gauge theories: boundaries, edge modes, variational connections and all that…

Strings: Monday, 31/10/2022, 11:00, room 226
Eugenia Boffo (Charles University, Czech republic)
Spin field for the N=1 particle in the worldline

Cosmo: Thursday, 27/10/2022
Enrico Barausse (SISSA, Trieste, Italy)
Gravitational wave generation in effective field theories of dark energy

Strings: Monday, 24/10/2022
Swapnamay Mondal (Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, Ireland)
Supersymmetric black holes and TTbar deformation

Cosmo: Thursday, 20/10/2022, 16:00, lecture hall
Katy Clough (Queen Mary University, London, UK)
Black holes in fundamental field environments - the impact of initial data

Strings: Monday, 17/10/2022
Chrysoula Markou (UMons, Belgium)
Advances in spin-2 physics

Cosmo: Thursday, 13/10/2022
Rafael Porto (DESY, Hamburg, Germany)
Precision Gravity: From the LHC to LISA and ET

Cosmo: Thursday, 06/10/2022
Yuichi Miyashita (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Topological defects in nonlocal field theories

Strings: Monday, 03/10/2022, 14:00, room 226
Shlomo Razamat (Technion, Israel)
On IR dualities across dimensions

08/09/2022
Diana López Nacir (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Cosmological perturbations for Self-Interacting Warm Dark Matter scenario, numerical implementation and some observational constraints

23/06/2022
Shun-Pei Miao (National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan)
Gauge Independent Effective Field Equations

22/06/2022
Richard P. Woodard (University of Florida at Gainesville, USA)
Summing Large Logarithms from Loops of Inflationary Gravitons

16/06/2022
Alexander Zhuk (Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University, Ukraine & Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS), Görlitz, Germany)
Relativistic approach to the large-scale structure formation: cosmic screening vs. gevolution

13/06/2022, 14:00, room 226
Souvik Banerjee (Wurzburg, Germany)
Wormholes, Berry phases and factorization

09/06/2022
Matteo Fasiello (IFT, Madrid, Spain)
Probing the Early Universe with Gravitational Waves

06/06/2022, 14:00, room 226
Matthijs Hogervorst (EPFL Lausanne, France)
Cosmology meets Conformal Bootstrap

02/06/2022
Gianmassimo Tasinato (Swansea University, UK)
Probing the Physics of Inflation with Gravitational Wave Experiments

30/05/2022, 14:00, room 226
Max Guillen (Upsalla, Sweden)
Pure Spinor Field Theory Description of 10D super-Yang-Mills: Scattering Amplitudes and Color-Kinematics Duality

26/05/2022
Lavinia Heisenberg (Heidelberg University, Germany)
Tensions in LCDM and how to solve them

23/05/2022, 14:00, room 226
Claire Zukowski (UvA, Netherlands)
Virasoro Entanglement Berry Phases

19/05/2022
Michal Artymowski (Wyszynski University, Warsaw, Poland)
New applications of unparticles: Inflation, dark energy, bouncing cosmologies, and the Hubble tension

16/05/2022, 14:00, room 226
Lorenz Eberhardt (IAS Princeton, USA)
Off-shell Partition Functions in 3d Gravity

12/05/2022
Earl Bellinger (Max Planck Institute, Garching, Germany)
Asteroseismic probes of stellar evolution and fundamental physics

04/05/2022
Caner Unal (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
Spin in Active BHs and properties of ultralight particles

28/04/2022
Jose Beltran Jimenez (University of Salamanca, Spain)
Quicksand in Affinesia

25/04/2022, 14:00, room 226
Alex Belin (CERN, Switzerland)
Quantum chaos, OPE coefficients and wormholes

21/04/2022
Marek Lewicki (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Search for new physics through primordial gravitational waves

13/04/2022
Pavel K. Kovtun (University of Victoria, Canada)
Hydrodynamics beyond hydrodynamics

07/04/2022
Dong-Gang Wang (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Bootstrapping Inflation: cosmological correlators with broken boosts

31/03/2022
Christos Charmousis (IJCLab Orsay, France)
Compact objects in scalar tensor theories

24/03/2022
Sergey Ketov (Leibniz University Hannover, Germany & Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
Formation of primordial black holes after Starobinsky inflation in supergravity
10/03/2022
Daniel Green (UC, San Diego, USA)
A Tail of Eternal Inflation

17/03/2022
Dmitri Semikoz (APC Paris, France)
Measurements of cosmological magnetic fields in the voids of large scale structure

24/02/2022, 16:00, lecture hall
Matthias Bartelmann (ITP, Heidelberg University, Germany)

17/02/2022
Sk Jahanur Hoque (Charles University, Prague, Czechia)
Mass loss law for weak gravitational fields: With a positive cosmological constant

10/02/2022
Ke-Pan Xie (Nebraska University, USA)
Primordial black holes from a cosmic phase transition: The collapse of Fermi-balls

03/02/2022
Alexander Ganz (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)
Minimally modified gravity and its phenomenological properties

27/01/2022
Adolfo Cisterna (TIFPA-INFN, Trento, Italy)
Taub-NUT spacetimes at the service of exact black bounces: Black holes, wormholes and bouncing cosmologies with a self-interacting scalar field

20/01/2022
Valerie Domcke (CERN, Geneva, Switzerland)
Cosmology with axion-like particles

13/01/2022
Marco Crisostomi (SISSA, Trieste, Italy)
Gravitational wave generation in dark energy theories

02/12/2021
Ville Vaskonen (IFAE, Barcelona, Spain)
Probing dark matter through gravitational waves

25/11/2021
Anamaria Hell (LMU, Munich, Germany)
Exploring the dualities of massive gauge theories: Aμ vs. Bμν

18/11/2021
Graham White (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Archaeology on the origin of matter

11/11/2021
Tomislav Prokopec (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
Quantum origin of dark energy and the Hubble tension

04/11/2021
Camilo Garcia Cely (DESY, Germany)
The CMB as a detector of gravitational waves

27/10/2021
Stian Hartman (University of Oslo, Norway)
Self-interacting Bose-Einstein condensed dark matter; cosmological constraints and simulations

21/10/2021
Farbod Hassani (University of Oslo, Norway)
Characterizing the non-linear evolution of dark energy and modified gravity models

14/10/2021
Roman Konoplya (Peoples' Friendship U., Moscow, Russia)
Traversable wormholes in General Relativity without exotic matter

30/09/2021
Anton Baleato Lizancos (UC Berkeley, USA)
Fundamental Physics with CMB Lensing and Delensing

23/09/2021
Jan Burger (University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland)
Conservation of radial actions in time-dependent spherical potentials

 

Academic year 2020/2021

 

17/06/2021 - 4pm, Marco Astorino (INFN, Milano, Italy), Multi-black holes at equilibrium in an external gravitational field

10/06/2021 - 4pm, Francis-Yan Cyr-Racine (University of New Mexico), A cosmological dark matter collider experiment

27/05/2021 - 4pm, Daniel Litim (University of Sussex, UK), Asymptotic safety - from particle physics to quantum gravity

20/05/2021 - 4pm, Macarena Lagos (Columbia University, NY, USA), Interacting Gravitational Waves

13/05/2021 - 4pm, Swetha Bhagwat (Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy), Merger-ringdown consistency test

06/05/2021 - 4pm, Viviana Niro (APC Paris, France), Neutrinos from galactic sources

29/04/2021 - 4pm, Emel Altas (Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University, Turkey), Nonstationary energy in general relativity and approximate analytical description of apparent horizons for initial data with momentum and spin

22/04/2021 - 4pm, Teodor Borislavov Vasilev (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain), Classical and quantum f(R) cosmology: The big rip, the little rip and the little sibling of the big rip

15/04/2021 - 4pm, Famaey Benoit (Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg, France), MOND: phenomenological review and constraints for model-building

25/03/2021 - 4pm, Johannes Noller (Cambridge University - DAMTP, UK), Testing gravity on all scales

18/03/2021 - 4pm, Kazuya Koyama (Portsmouth U., ICG, UK), General relativistic weak-field limit and Newtonian N-body simulations

11/03/2021 - 4pm, Raissa Mendes (Universidade Federal Fluminenense, Brazil), Probing general relativity with the most extreme neutron stars

04/03/2021 - 4pm, Ali Seraj (Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium), Gravitational memory in modified gravity and two-form symmetries

18/02/2021 - 4pm, François Larrouturou (IAP Paris, France), Refocus on the essentials: introducing the Minimal Theory of Bigravity

11/02/2021 - 4pm, Ondrej Hulik (Charles University, Prague), Generalized and Exceptional geometry, A Unified Framework

04/02/2021 - 4pm, Giulia Cusin (Universite de Geneve, Switzerland), Catalogue and background description of a population of GW sources: features, complementarities and caveats.

28/01/2021 - 4pm, Paolo Benincasa (IFT Madrid, Spain), Towards a reformulation of QFT in expanding universes.

21/01/2021 - 4pm, Timothy Anson (Universite Paris-Saclay, France), Disforming the Kerr metric

14/01/2021 - 4pm, Siddharth Prabhu (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India), The holographic nature of quantum information storage in asymptotically flat spacetimes

17/12/2020 - 4pm, Oksana Iarygina (Leiden University, NL), The physical mass scales of multi-field preheating

10/12/2020 - 4pm, Horng Sheng Chia (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA), Tidal Deformation and Dissipation of Rotating Black Holes

03/12/2020 - 4pm, Antony Lewis (University of Sussex, UK), Concordance, tensions and gravitational lensing

26/11/2020 - 4pm, Eiichiro Komatsu (Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Germany), Hunting for parity-violating physics in polarisation of the cosmic microwave background


19/11/2020 - 4pm, Mikhail Shaposhnikov (EPFL), Einstein-Cartan gravity: Inflation, Dark Matter and Electroweak Symmetry Breaking

12/11/2020 - 4pm, William Barker (Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge, UK), Dark energy and radiation from the novel gauge gravity theories

05/11/2020 - 4pm, Fedor Bezrukov (University of Manchester, UK), What do we know about preheating in Higgs Inflation and its relatives?

22/10/2020 - 4pm, Eugene Lim (King's College London, UK), Challenging the Inflationary Paradigm

15/10/2020 - 4pm, Filippo Camilloni (University of Perugia, IT and Niels Bohr Institute, DK), Moving away from the Near-Horizon Attractor of the Extreme Kerr Force-Free Magnetospheres

08/10/2020 - 4pm, Anne Green (University of Nottingham, UK, Primordial Black Holes as a dark matter candidate

12/03/2020, 16:00 Keigo Shimada (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Metric-affine Geometry and Ghost-free structure of Scalar-tensor Theories

02/03/2020, 14:00 Tarek Anous (University of Amsterdam), Areas and entropies in BFSS/gravity duality

27/02/2020, 16:00 Elias Kiritsis (APC, Paris & Crete University), Emergent gravity from Hidden sectors

20/02/2020, 16:00 Georgios Loukes-Gerakopoulos (Astronomical Institute, Prague), Model agnostic approaches to cosmology

13/02/2020, 16:00 Paolo Creminelli (ICTP, Trieste), Initial Conditions for Inflation

30/01/2020, 16:00 Tomas Ledvinka (Charles University, Prague), Dynamic vacuum spacetimes in a computer

29/01/2020, 14:00 Harold Erbin (University of Turin), Machine learning for QFT

23/01/2020, 16:00 Chris Clarkson (Queen Mary University of London) - CANCELLED , General relativity in the era of large scale surveys

16/12/2019, 16:00 Pavel Motloch (CITA, Toronto), Galaxy spins as probes of fundamental physics

12/12/2019, 16:00 Filippo Vernizzi (Universite Paris Saclay), Dark energy after gravitational wave observations

28/11/2019, 16:00 Guillermo Ballesteros (Autonoma University, Madrid), Primordial black hole dark matter from inflation

21/11/2019, 16:00 Giovanni Acquaviva (Charles University, Prague, CZ), Emergent gravity, Bekenstein bound and unitarity

04/11/2019, 16:00   Dionysios Anninos, de Sitter horizons and sphere partition functions

17/10/2019, 16:00   Sk Jahanur Hoque, Conserved charges in asymptotically de Sitter spacetimes

10/10/2019, 16:00   Cosimo Bambi, Testing general relativity using X-ray reflection spectroscopy

03/10/2019, 14:00   Dalimil Mazac, Sphere packing, quantum gravity and extremal functionals

02/10/2019, 11:00   Thales Azevedo, (DF)^2 gauge theories and strings

01/10/2019, 14:00   Poulami Nandi, Field Theories with Conformal Carrollian Symmetry

30/09/2019, 14:00   Antoine Bourget,  The Higgs Mechanism - Hasse Diagrams for Symplectic Singularities

19/09/2019, 16:00    Gizem Sengor,  Unitarity at the Late Time Boundary of de Sitter

16/08/2019, 14:00    Tomas Prochazka, Thermodynamics Bethe Ansatz

12/08/2019, 14:00    Camilo Garcia-Cely, Self-interacting Spin-2 Dark Matter

01/08/2019, 16:00    Andrei Frolov, Cosmic dust is everywhere

22/07/2019, 14:00    Agnes Ferte, Probing The Accelerated Universe Through Weak Lensing

19/07/2019, 14:00    Xingang Chen, Probing the Origin of the Big Bang Cosmology

16/07/2019, 14:00    Leonardo Modesto, Nonlocal Quantum Gravity

15/07/2019, 11:00    Mirek Rapcak, On Miura transformation for $W_{n|m \times \infty}$ and related geometry

11/07/2019, 14:00    David Svoboda, Paracomplex Geometry and Twisted Supersymmetry

08/07/2019, 14:00    Adolfo Cisterna, Homogenous AdS black strings in General Relativity and Lovelock theories

04/07/2019, 14:00    Cesar Arias,  Higher Spins and Topological Strings

24/06/2019, 14:00    Andrea Fontanella, Hidden relativistic symmetry in AdS/CFT

10/06/2019, 14:00    Dmitry Gorbunov, Higgs inflation in weak coupling regime

07/06/2019, 14:00    Mairi Sakellariadou, Stochastic gravitational waves background and its anisotropies

04/06/2019, 13:30    Tanmay Vachaspati, A Classical-Quantum Correspondence

21/05/2019, 16:00    Julian Adamek, Gevolution v1.2 - relativistic N-body simulations and light-cone analysis

13/05/2019, 14:00    Tomislav Prokopec, Quantum corrections during inflation

10/04/2019, 14:00    Ogan Ozsoy, Probing Early Universe on Small Scales

25/03/2019, 14:00    James Bonifacio, Shift Symmetries in (Anti) de Sitter Space

18/03/2019, 14:00    Masahide Yamaguchi, Higher derivative scalar-tensor theory through a non-dynamical scalar field

14/03/2019, 16:00    Stefano Camera,  Synergic cosmology across the spectrum

28/02/2019, 16:00    Gizem Sengor,  A look at Cosmological Perturbations during Preheating with Effective Field Theory Methods

27/02/2019, 14:00    Antonio Racioppi,  The Palatini side of inflationary attractors

25/02/2019, 14:00    Jakub Vicha,  Probing the Universe at the Highest Energies with the Pierre Auger Observatory

19/02/2019, 14:00    Yuji Satoh,  TBA (room 226)

18/02/2019, 14:00    Vojtech Witzany,  Spin-perturbed orbits near black holes

10/12/2018, 14:00    Shinji Mukohyama,  Minimalism in modified gravity

26/11/2018, 14:00    Ondrej Pejcha,  Explosive deaths of stars: core-collapse supernovae and stellar mergers

23/11/2018, 14:00    Rachel Houtz,  Color Unified Dynamical Axion

22/11/2018, 16:00    Antonino Marciano,  Non-dynamical torsion from fermions and CMBR phenomenology

20/11/2018, 14:00    Andrea Addazi,  Gravitational waves from Dark bubbles in the early Universe

05/11/2018, 14:00    Subodh Patil,  Tensor bounds on the hidden universe

25/10/2018, 16:00    Alexey Golovnev,  Modified teleparallel gravity

16/10/2018, 14:00    Lasha Berezhiani,  Superfluid Dark Matter

15/10/2018, 14:00    Hiroyuki Sagawa,  Recent results of the Telescope Array experiment on ultra-high energy cosmic rays (Division Seminar)

15/10/2018, 11:00    Hidehiko Shimada,  TBA

08/10/2018, 14:00    Katherine Freese,  Inflationary Cosmology in Light of Cosmic Microwave Background Data

17/09/2018, 14:00    Elena de Paoli,  A gauge-invariant symplectic potential for tetrad general relativity

30/07/2018, 13:30    Shun-Pei Miao,  A Cosmological Coleman Weinberg Potentials and Inflation

27/07/2018, 14:00    Richard Woodard,  A Nonlocal Metric Realization of MOND

26/07/2018, 14:00    Dam Thanh Son,  From fractional quantum Hall effect to field-theoretical dualities

25/07/2018, 14:00    Oleg Teryaev,  Graviitational formfactors and pressure in elementary particles

24/07/2018, 14:00    Renato Costa,  Singularity free Universe in double field theory

18/07/2018, 14:00    Massimiliano Rinaldi,  Scale-invariant inflation

17/07/2018, 14:00    Alessandro Drago,  What do mergers of neutron stars tell us about nuclear physics?

16/07/2018, 14:00    Miroslav Rapcak,  Representation Theory of Vertex Operator Algebras and Gukov-Witten defects

12/07/2018, 14:00    Jarah Evslin,  Cosmic Expansion Anomalies as Seen by Baryon Acoustic Oscillations

03/07/2018, 14:00    Yi-Zen Chu,  Theoretical Explorations in Gravitational Physics

28/06/2018, 14:00    Andreas Albrecht,  Perspectives on Cosmic Inflation

27/06/2018, 14:00    Andreas Albrecht,  Einselection and Equilibrium

26/06/2018, 14:00    Eugeny Babichev,  Hamiltonian vs stability and application to scalar-tensor theories

25/06/2018, 14:00    Wojciech Hellwing,  How to falsify CDM (and test its alternatives)?

15/06/2018, 11:00    Emre Kahya,  Loop Corrections to Primordial non-Gaussianties

14/06/2018, 16:00    Emre Kahya,  GW170817 Falsifies Dark Matter Emulators

12/06/2018, 14:00    Dam Thanh Son,  Quantum Hall effect and field-theoretic dualities

06/07/2018, 14:00    Sébastien Clesse,  Primordial Black Holes as the Dark Matter

21/05/2018, 14:00    Maksym Ovchynnikov ,  New physics at the intensity frontier

17/05/2018, 16:00    Lorenzo Pizzuti,  Modified gravity with galaxy cluster mass profiles: from data to simulations

15/05/2018, 15:00    Santiago Casas,  Model-independent tests of gravity with present data and future surveys

07/05/2018, 14:00    Diego Blas,  Probing dark matter properties with pulsar timing

04/05/2018, 14:00    Peter Tinyakov,  Compact stars as dark matter probes

03/05/2018, 14:00    Jan Novák,  Scalar perturbations of Galileon cosmologies in the mechanical approach in the late Universe

12/04/2018, 14:00    Tomi Koivisto,  Symmetric Teleparallelism

10/04/2018, 14:00    Luca Marzola,  The 21-cm Line

27/03/2018, 14:00    Julian Adamek,  Evolving The Metric - N-body simulations for relativistic cosmology

20/03/2018, 14:00     Patrick Stengel,  The Higgs boson can delay Reheating after Inflation

15/03/2018, 14:00    Ilidio Lopes,  Impact of dark matter in stellar oscillations

20/02/2018, 14:00     Eric Bergshoeff,  Gravity and the spin-2 planar Schroedinger equation

12/02/2018, 14:00     Roberto Oliveri,  Gravitational multipole moments from Noether charges

01/02/2018, 16:00     Luca Visinelli,  Axions in cosmology and astrophysics

30/01/2018, 14:00     Eleonora Villa,  Theoretical systematics in galaxy clustering in LCDM and beyond

23/01/2018, 14:00     Petr Satunin,  Constraints on violation of Lorentz invariance from atmospheric showers initiated by multi-TeV photons

12/12/2017, 14:00     David Svoboda,  Twisted brackets, fluxes, and deformations of para-Kahler manifolds

11/12/2017, 16:00     Martin Roček,  WZW models and generalized geometry

05/12/2017, 14:00     Dimitris Skliros,  Coherent states in String Theory

04/12/2017, 14:00     Ed Copeland,  Screening mechanisms and testing for them in cosmology and the laboratory

30/11/2017, 14:00     Marc Gillioz,  Sum Rules for the "c" Anomaly in 4 Dimensions

28/11/2017, 14:00     Sugumi Kanno,  Decoherence of Bubble Universes

27/11/2017, 14:00     Rachel Houtz,  Little Conformal Symmetry and Neutral Naturalness

08/11/2017, 14:00     Pierre Fleury,  Weak lensing with finite beams

07/11/2017, 14:00     Frederik Lauf,  Classification of three-dimensional Chern-Simons-matter theories

06/11/2017, 14:00     Andrei Gruzinov,  Particle production by real (astrophysical) black holes

23/10/2017, 14:00     George Pappas,  Neutron stars as matter and gravity laboratories

16/10/2017, 14:00     Tessa Baker,  Tests of Beyond-Einstein Gravity

02/10/2017 14:00    Piotr Surowka  New developments in hydrodynamics
08/09/2017, 14:00   Dani Figueroa  Higgs Cosmology: implications of the Higgs for the early Universe
06/09/2017, 14:00    Sergey Ketov  Starobinsky inflation in supergravity
06/09/2017, 11:00   Dalimil Mazáč  Analytic conformal bootstrap and QFT in AdS2
29/06/2017, 14:00   Bruce Bassett  Rise of the Machine: AI and Fundamental Science
28/06/2017,  14:00   Dmitri Semikoz  Signatures of a two million year old nearby supernova in antimatter data
02/06/2017,  14:00   David Alonso  Science with future ground-based CMB experiments
22/05/2017,  14:00   Mathieu Langer  Magnetizing the intergalactic medium during reionization
16/05/2017,  16:00   Sergey Sibiryakov  Counts-in-cells statistics of cosmic structure
25/04/2017,  14:00    Ippocratis Saltas  What can unimodular gravity teach us about the cosmological constant?
12/04/2017,  14:00    Andrei Nomerotski  Status and Plans for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
06/04/2017,  14:00    Alex Vikman  The Phantom of the Cosmological Time-Crystals
03/04/2017,  14:00    Jnan Maharana  Scattering of Stringy States and T-duality
27/03/2017,  14:00   Michal Bilek  Galaxy interactions in MOdified Newtonian Dynamics (MOND)
27/02/2017,  16:00   Misao Sasaki,  Signatures from inflationary massive gravity
23/02/2017,  14:00   Misao Sasaki, Inflation and Beyond
14/12/2016,  14:00   Giovanni Acquaviva,Dark matter perturbations with causal bulk viscosity
09/12/2016,  14:00   David Pirtskhalava  Relaxing the Cosmological Constant
14/11/2016,  14:00   Glenn Barnich,   Finite BMS transformations
18/10/2016   14:00   Eugeny Babichev, Gravitational origin of dark matter