## Winter Term 2018/19

Title |
Speaker |
Date |

The ideas of Kaluza and Klein in the context of loop quantum gravity | Josef Wichert (FAU Erlangen, Germany) | November 07 |

The ideas of Kaluza and Klein in the context of loop quantum gravity | Josef Wichert (FAU Erlangen, Germany) | November 07 |

TBA | Dr. Parempreet Singh (Louisiana State University) | October 31 |

TBA | Dr. Parempreet Singh (Louisiana State University) | October 31 |

## Summer Term 2018

Title |
Speaker |
Date |

Introduction to Spin Foam Models II | Dr. Woijech Kaminski (University of Warsaw) | July 11 |

Introduction to Spin Foam Models II | Dr. Woijech Kaminski (University of Warsaw) | July 11 |

Deriving loop quantum cosmology from diffeomorphism invariance | Dr. Jonathan Engle (Florida Atlantic University) | July 10 |

Deriving loop quantum cosmology from diffeomorphism invariance | Dr. Jonathan Engle (Florida Atlantic University) | July 10 |

Introduction to Spin Foam Models I | Dr. Wojciech Kaminsiki (University of Warsaw) | July 10 |

Introduction to Spin Foam Models I | Dr. Wojciech Kaminsiki (University of Warsaw) | July 10 |

Fermionic backreaction in hybrid LQC | Dr. Beatriz Elizaga de Navascues (FAU Erlangen) | June 26 |

Fermionic backreaction in hybrid LQC | Dr. Beatriz Elizaga de Navascues (FAU Erlangen) | June 26 |

Quantum theory of charged isolated horizons | Konstantin Eder (FAU Erlangen) | May 29 |

Quantum theory of charged isolated horizons | Konstantin Eder (FAU Erlangen) | May 29 |

On loop quantum gravity coupled to a scalar field | Hanno Sahlmann (FAU Erlangen) | May 15 |

On loop quantum gravity coupled to a scalar field | Hanno Sahlmann (FAU Erlangen) | May 15 |

GR on the Lattice: Ideas and Examples | Dr. Andrea Dapor (FAU Erlangen) | May 08 |

GR on the Lattice: Ideas and Examples | Dr. Andrea Dapor (FAU Erlangen) | May 08 |

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## Summer Term 2013

Title |
Speaker |
Date |

Tensor operators in LQG | Dr. Florian Girelli (University of Waterloo) | June 26 |

Tensor operators in LQG | Dr. Florian Girelli (University of Waterloo) | June 26 |

Tensor operators for the Lorentz group in (2+1) loop quantum gravity | Giuseppe Sellaroli (University of Waterloo) | June 19 |

Tensor operators for the Lorentz group in (2+1) loop quantum gravity | Giuseppe Sellaroli (University of Waterloo) | June 19 |

Relational Evolution of Observables for Hamiltonian-Constrained Systems | Prof. Jerzy Lewandowski (University of Warsaw) | May 15 |

Relational Evolution of Observables for Hamiltonian-Constrained Systems | Prof. Jerzy Lewandowski (University of Warsaw) | May 15 |

Segal's axioms of a Conformal Field Theory | Stefan Wiedenmann (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) | May 06 |

Segal's axioms of a Conformal Field Theory | Stefan Wiedenmann (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) | May 06 |

Loop quantisation of supergravity theories (PhD defence) | Norbert Bodendorfer (PennState University) | April 30 |

Loop quantisation of supergravity theories (PhD defence) | Norbert Bodendorfer (PennState University) | April 30 |

Unbroken Discrete Supersymmetry | Dr. Gerhart Seidl (FAU Erlangen) | April 24 |

Unbroken Discrete Supersymmetry | Dr. Gerhart Seidl (FAU Erlangen) | April 24 |

Dynamical evaporation of quantum horizons | Dr. Daniel Pranzetti (Max-Planck-Instistute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam) | April 17 |

Dynamical evaporation of quantum horizons | Dr. Daniel Pranzetti (Max-Planck-Instistute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam) | April 17 |

## Winter Term 2012/13

Title |
Speaker |
Date |

Manifestly gauge-invariant cosmological perturbation theory | Thomas Zilker (IQG Erlangen) | March 27 |

Manifestly gauge-invariant cosmological perturbation theory | Thomas Zilker (IQG Erlangen) | March 27 |

Quantum Mechanics in the Polymer Particle Representation | Thorsten Reichert (IQG, Uni Erlangen) | February 08 |

Quantum Mechanics in the Polymer Particle Representation | Thorsten Reichert (IQG, Uni Erlangen) | February 08 |

Symmetric Subsets of the LQG Configuration Space | Prof. Christian Fleischhack (Universität Paderborn) | January 28 |

Symmetric Subsets of the LQG Configuration Space | Prof. Christian Fleischhack (Universität Paderborn) | January 28 |

Transition amplitude in Dipole Cosmology: first order calculations | Marcin Kisielowski (University of Warsaw) | January 22 |

Transition amplitude in Dipole Cosmology: first order calculations | Marcin Kisielowski (University of Warsaw) | January 22 |

From Finslerian time measures to Finsler geometric gravity | Christian Pfeifer (Universität Hamburg) | January 22 |

From Finslerian time measures to Finsler geometric gravity | Christian Pfeifer (Universität Hamburg) | January 22 |

Shape Dynamics | Dr. Tim Koslowski (University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada) | December 19 |

Shape Dynamics | Dr. Tim Koslowski (University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada) | December 19 |

Topics in LQC | Miguel Campiglia (Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, Pennstate University) | December 05 |

Topics in LQC | Miguel Campiglia (Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, Pennstate University) | December 05 |

Multimetric cosmology and structure formation | Dr. Manuel Hohmann (Tartu University) | November 21 |

Multimetric cosmology and structure formation | Dr. Manuel Hohmann (Tartu University) | November 21 |

Complete quantization of an inflationary scenario with scalar perturbations | Mikel Fernández Méndez (Instituto de Estructura de la Materia - CSIC) | November 21 |

Complete quantization of an inflationary scenario with scalar perturbations | Mikel Fernández Méndez (Instituto de Estructura de la Materia - CSIC) | November 21 |

## Summer Term 2012

Title |
Speaker |
Date |

Black hole complementarity controversy: Firewall or not? | Dr. Dong-han Yeom | September 18 |

Black hole complementarity controversy: Firewall or not? | Dr. Dong-han Yeom | September 18 |

General relativity on observer space | Dr. Steffen Gielen (Perimeter Institute) | August 22 |

General relativity on observer space | Dr. Steffen Gielen (Perimeter Institute) | August 22 |

Cartan Geometrodynamics | Dr. Derek Wise (FAU Erlangen) | August 16 |

Cartan Geometrodynamics | Dr. Derek Wise (FAU Erlangen) | August 16 |

Inhomogeneous Universe in LQG | Dr. Emanuele Alesci & Dr. Francesco Cianfrani (FAU Erlangen) | July 12 |

Inhomogeneous Universe in LQG | Dr. Emanuele Alesci & Dr. Francesco Cianfrani (FAU Erlangen) | July 12 |

Loop quantization of scalar-tensor gravity and its cosmological application | Prof. Yongge Ma (Beijing Normal University) | June 28 |

Loop quantization of scalar-tensor gravity and its cosmological application | Prof. Yongge Ma (Beijing Normal University) | June 28 |

A local Hamiltonian for spherically symmetric gravity coupled to a scalar field | Prof. Jorge Pullin (Louisiana State University) | June 20 |

A local Hamiltonian for spherically symmetric gravity coupled to a scalar field | Prof. Jorge Pullin (Louisiana State University) | June 20 |

Discrete Symmetries in Covariant LQG | Dr. Edward Wilson-Ewing (CPT Marseille) | June 20 |

Discrete Symmetries in Covariant LQG | Dr. Edward Wilson-Ewing (CPT Marseille) | June 20 |

Modified Plebanski actions and ghost-free massive gravity | Dr. Simone Speziale (CPT Marseille) | June 13 |

Modified Plebanski actions and ghost-free massive gravity | Dr. Simone Speziale (CPT Marseille) | June 13 |

Cartan waywiser geometry and its application to the standard model | Dr. Hans Westmann (Perimeter Institute) | June 05 |

Cartan waywiser geometry and its application to the standard model | Dr. Hans Westmann (Perimeter Institute) | June 05 |

The twistorial structure of spinfoam transistion amplitudes | Wolfgang Wieland (CPT Marseille) | June 04 |

The twistorial structure of spinfoam transistion amplitudes | Wolfgang Wieland (CPT Marseille) | June 04 |

Solving the Euclidean Scalar Constraints by Spin-Foam Methods | Antonia Zipfel (FAU Erlangen) | May 31 |

Solving the Euclidean Scalar Constraints by Spin-Foam Methods | Antonia Zipfel (FAU Erlangen) | May 31 |

Plebanski sectors of spin-foam models | Dr. Jonathan Engle (Florida Atlantic University) | May 30 |

Plebanski sectors of spin-foam models | Dr. Jonathan Engle (Florida Atlantic University) | May 30 |

Feynman graphs and Spin Foams | Prof. Jerzy Lewandowski (University of Warsaw) | May 03 |

Feynman graphs and Spin Foams | Prof. Jerzy Lewandowski (University of Warsaw) | May 03 |

Quantum Field Theory on Quantum Bianchi Spacetimes | Andrea Dapor (University of Warsaw) | May 02 |

Quantum Field Theory on Quantum Bianchi Spacetimes | Andrea Dapor (University of Warsaw) | May 02 |

Ab initio calculations in the 5-nucleon system | Prof. Hartmut M. Hofmann (FAU Erlangen) | April 17 |

Ab initio calculations in the 5-nucleon system | Prof. Hartmut M. Hofmann (FAU Erlangen) | April 17 |

## Winter Term 2011/12

Title |
Speaker |
Date |

Chern-Simons Theory, Vassiliev- Kontsevich Invariant, and Spinfoam Quantum Gravity | Dr. Muxin Han (CPT Marseille) | November 23 |

Chern-Simons Theory, Vassiliev- Kontsevich Invariant, and Spinfoam Quantum Gravity | Dr. Muxin Han (CPT Marseille) | November 23 |

Superstrings, higher gauge theory, and division algebras | John Huerta (Australian National University) | November 23 |

Superstrings, higher gauge theory, and division algebras | John Huerta (Australian National University) | November 23 |

Asymptotics of Spinfoam Amplitude on Simplicial Manifold | Dr. Muxin Han (CPT Marseille) | November 22 |

Asymptotics of Spinfoam Amplitude on Simplicial Manifold | Dr. Muxin Han (CPT Marseille) | November 22 |

Constraint Rescaling in Refined Algebraic Quantisation: A study including open algebras | Eric Martinez-Pascual (University of Nottingham) | November 15 |

Constraint Rescaling in Refined Algebraic Quantisation: A study including open algebras | Eric Martinez-Pascual (University of Nottingham) | November 15 |