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작성자 CQUeST 날짜 2011-12-27
제목 [CQUeST] Spring Workshop on Higher Spins and String Geometry

CQUeST Spring Workshop on
Higher Spins and String Geometry

March 28 - 31, 2012 CQUeST Sogang University, Seoul


The CQUEST Spring Workshop on Higher Spins and String Geometry is going to be held from March 28 - 31, 2012 in Seoul, Korea.


  • Higher spin field theories, higher spin holography, string theory and gravity, double field theory

Invited Speakers

  • Xavier Bekaert (University of Tours) : Towards a bulk dual of the unitary Fermi gas
    Slava Didenko (LPI, Moscow) : Black holes: from General Relativity to Higher Spins
    Simone Giombi (Perimeter Institute) : Higher spin theories, holography and Chern-Simons vector models
    Antal Jevicki (Brown University) : HIGHER SPIN ADS MAP OF Vector Model CFT
    Hermann Nicolai (Max Planck Institute) : Infinite dimensional Kac-Moody symmetries and higher spin gauge theories
    Jeong-Hyuck Park (Sogang University) : Supersymmetric Double Field Theory: Stringy Reformulation of Supergravity
    Dimitri Polyakov (CQUeST) : TBA
    Soo-Jong Rey (SNU) : TBA
    Misha Vasiliev (LPI, Moscow) : Holography, Unfolding and  Higher-Spin Theory
    Takao Suyama (SNU) : Stringy Geometry Seen by Wilson Loops
    Xi Yin (Harvard) : Large N factorization and hidden symmetries in W_N minimal models
    Nobuyoshi Ohta (Kinki University) : Unitarity versus Renormalizability in Higher Derivative Gravity
    Changhyun Ahn (Kyungbook University) : Higher spins in the holographic coset minimal models
    Seok Kim (SNU, Seoul) : Instantons and M5-branes
    Soonkeon Nam (KyungHee University) :What did we know about Toda Field Theory and W-algebra?
    Rakibur Rahman (Brussels) : Higher-Spin Fermionic Gauge Fields and Their Electromagnetic Coupling.
    Euihun Joung (SNS, Pisa) : Cubic interactions of massive and massless higher spins in (A)dS

Time Table

* Note an introductory pre-seminar by Xavier Bekaert:

  • Time: 12:00 27th March
    Place: Ricci Hall Annex (RA) room 406A
    Title: Introduction to higher-spin algebras


  • Bum-Hoon Lee
  • Soo-Jong Rey
  • Jeong-Hyuck Park
  • Dimitri Polyakov

International Advisory Committee

  • Lars Brink (Chalmers)
    Bernard de Wit (Utrecht)
    Michael Douglas (SUNY, Stony Brook)
    Daniel Freedman (MIT)
    Hermann Nicolai (Max Planck Institute)
    Augusto Sagnotti (SNS, Pisa)
    Misha Vasiliev (LPI, Moscow)
    Marc Henneaux (Brussels)


  • Workshop: Dasan Hall, room 101
    CQUeST Office: Ricci Hall Annex, room 310
    Banquet (29th): Arrupe Hall, 11th floor
    Lunch (28-31): Dasan Hall, 1st floor

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