Leiden University
Colloquium Ehrenfestii 2018


COLLOQUIUM EHRENFESTII 2018

initiated by Paul Ehrenfest in 1912
currently organized by Ana Achúcarro & Luca Giomi (read about its history)


Meal reservation form

26 September

Sean Carroll (Caltech)

TBA


The Colloquium Ehrenfestii takes place Wednesday evenings starting at 19:30 hours in the main auditorium of the Oort building. Before the Colloquium, there is a common dinner in the canteen located on the ground floor of the Oort building. This dinner starts at 18:00 hours sharp and is free of charge, under the condition that one attends the colloquium and that one has made a reservation before noon on the Tuesday preceding the colloquium. [Registration may close earlier, when 80 persons have signed up]

Colloquium Ehrenfestii 2018

17 Jan

Dirk Morr (Chicago)

The ubiquity of topology: of superconductors and heavy fermions

7 Feb

Ed Copeland (Nottingham)

Attempts to explain our accelerating universe - from dark energy to modified gravity and from cosmological to atomic scales

18 Apr

Stefan Maier (Imperial College, London)

Plasmonic and dielectric nanocavities for enhancing light/matter interactions and nanolocalized chemistry

16 May

Tom Lubensky (Lorentz Professor)

Metamaterials and Topological Mechanics

13 June

Hong Liu (MIT)

The reasonable and unreasonable effectiveness of hydrodynamics in exotic quantum matter

26 Sept

Sean Carroll (Caltech)

TBA

17 Oct

Itamar Procaccia (Weizmann)

TBA

14 Nov

Marc Mézard (ENS Paris)

TBA

21 Nov

Juan Maldacena (Princeton)

TBA

12 Dec

Paul Ginsparg (Cornell)

TBA

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