Categorical Symmetries in Quantum Field Theory (Conference and School)

(August 27 – September 8, 2023)

String-net methods for CFT correlators

by Christoph Schweigert (Hamburg University)


Categorified idempotent completion, topological symmetries of QFTs, and generalized Kramers-Wannier duality

by Kevin Walker (University of California)

Turaev-Viro-Barrett-Westbury state sums with defects

by Catherine Meusburger (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität)


Applications of Symmetries for Conformal Defects

by Zohar Komargodski (Stony Brook University)

Derived Skein modules via factorization homology

by David Ayala (Montana State University)

Representation theory for categorical symmetries

by Mathew Bullimore (Durham University)

Anomalies of 4d Spin_G theories

by Kenneth Intriligator (UC San Diego)

Applied Cobordism Hypothesis

by David Jordan (University of Edinburgh)

Symmetry Categories 101

by Michele Del Zotto (Uppsala University)


The Mathematics of TQFTs and Defects

by Constantin Teleman (Berkeley University)


Reflective centers of module categories and quantum K-matrices 

by Chelsea Walton (Rice University)

Categorical Symmetries and Generalized Charges

by Sakura Schäfer-Nameki (University of Oxford)

Non Supersymmeetric Heterotic Branes, Bordisms, 2d SCFTs

by Kantaro Ohmori (University of Tokyo)

Applied Cobordism Hypothesis

by David Jordan (University of Edinburgh)

Non-invertible Symmetries, Shu-Heng Shao (Stony Brook University)h)