Past events are listed below (you can browse upcoming events here).

Date/Time Event
25 September 2022 - 30 September 2022
Workshop on Spin Glasses

Few other branches of statistical mechanics are pushing the frontiers with other sciences as the theory of spin glasses. In this workshop the focus will be on the newest trends in the mathematical theory of spin glasses and its application to high dimensional statistics and machine learning. Topics of central interest include: pure states in […]

4 September 2022 - 9 September 2022
Young Group theorists workshop: exploring new connections

This is a five day workshop with the uniting theme “Groups and group actions”. Each day focuses on a specific topic and will be planned by an experienced colleague together with early stage researchers.

28 August 2022 - 2 September 2022
Algebra, Topology and the Grothendieck-Teichmüller group

A recurring theme in algebra and topology is the study of algebraic structures associated to manifolds, with the goal of finding invariants, and understanding automorphisms. Examples include the study of the Grothendieck-Teichmüller- and related groups in algebra, string topology and its invariance properties, and configuration spaces and the Goodwillie-Weiss embedding calculus in topology. Recent progress […]

21 August 2022 - 26 August 2022
Gauged maps, Vortices and their moduli

A gauged map u is a generalization of a morphism Y → X between almost complex manifolds that takes into account a given symmetry under some group G on the target X. It is natural to consider objects that are invariant under this symmetry, assumed Hamiltonian, and a most sensible extension is to promote u […]

3 July 2022 - 8 July 2022
Large Charge in Les Diablerets

It has become clear over the last few years that working in a sector of large quantum number leads to significant simplifications in strongly coupled theories which are otherwise inaccessible to analytic methods. At large charge, it is for example possible to calculate the conformal data of CFTs with a global symmetry. The field has […]

5 June 2022 - 10 June 2022
Helvetic Algebraic Geometry Seminar (HAGS) 2022
29 May 2022 - 3 June 2022
Workshop on Network Non-Locality

Non-locality is by now a well established field, both within foundations of quantum physics and in quantum information science. However, non-locality in networks is a new burgeoning field, triggered by ”old” (Bell) nonlocality and by the prospect of future quantum network that will connect quantum processors and deliver, among others, informationally secure cryptography.

10 April 2022 - 15 April 2022
Deciphering AdS/CFT

Recently, the AdS/CFT duality for the case of AdS3/CFT2 has been understood in quite some detail. In particular, a solvable world-sheet theory has been identified that has been argued to be exactly equivalent to the dual free symmetric orbifold CFT.

20 February 2022 - 25 February 2022
Vertex Algebras and Poisson Geometry

The purpose of this conference is to bring together experts in Poisson Geometry, Geometric Representation Theory, and Conformal Field Theory to discuss the recent progress and various interactions of these highly active areas of research.

13 February 2022 - 18 February 2022
Workshop in Statistical Mechanics 2022
6 February 2022 - 11 February 2022
Differentiable Stacks, Poisson geometry and related geometric structures

Recent days have seen a rapid developments on shifted Poisson and symplectic structures on (derived) differentiable or algebraic stacks. A differentiable stack is, roughly speaking, a Lie groupoid up to Morita equivalence, and the stack represented by a symplectic groupoid of a Poisson manifold naturally has a 1- shifted symplectic structure.

30 January 2022 - 4 February 2022
Recent development in Link Homology

Link homology theories emerged about 20 years ago with the celebrated Khovanov homology and Heegaard–Floer homology. These theories categorify respectively the Jones polynomial and the Alexander polynomial, the two most famous polynomial link invariants. These theories are likely to become an essential building block in the seek for a 3+1 quantum field theory (but many hard steps are still to […]

16 January 2022 - 21 January 2022
From Coadjoint Orbits to Black Holes

This conference aims to bring together physicists and mathematicians interested in low-dimensional examples of holographic dualities, the orbit method and their interplay via the quantization of coadjoint orbits of the Vi- rasoro group.

9 January 2022 - 14 January 2022
Winter School in Mathematical Physics 2022

Mini courses by Edward Frenkel (UC Berkeley), Marco Gualtieri (University of Toronto) and Matthias Gaberdiel (ETH Zurich).

22 August 2021 - 27 August 2021
Summer School on Quantum Thermodynamics

Organizers: Lidia Del Rio (ETH Zürich and Squid) and Nuriya Nurgalieva (ETH Zürich and Squid)

22 August 2021 - 27 August 2021
Summer School on Quantum Thermodynamics

Organizers: Lidia Del Rio (ETH Zürich and Squid) and Nuriya Nurgalieva (ETH Zürich and Squid)

25 July 2021 - 28 July 2021
Topology and solid state physics

This conference is a satellite meeting of the ICMP 2021. Website : http://u.ethz.ch/CsMBp Poster   Organizer: Gian-Michele Graf (ETH Zürich)

5 July 2021 - 9 July 2021
Cours Euler: Summer Camp 2021

The Euler summer school is an event organized every year for all students of the Euler course, an EPFL program for highly gifted youth in mathematics aged 12 to 18 years.

20 June 2021 - 25 June 2021
Emergent theories for wave turbulence and particle dynamics

In the last years, there has been important progress in the mathematical understanding of effective theories for interacting quantum gases and classical fluids. Notable examples are Gross-Pitaevskii theory for Bose-Einstein condensates, and the Boltzmann equation for rarefied gases.

13 June 2021 - 18 June 2021
Helvetic Algebraic Geometry Seminar (HAGS) 2021

Organizers: Rahul Pandharipande (ETH Zürich) and Andras Szenes (UniGe)

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