Research Training Group 1670
The quest for a unified theory of quantum theory and gravity has long been an important source of inspiration for mathematics. The advent of string theory with its need for a much broader mathematical treatment has brought a new quality to this interaction. In fact, string theory not only continues to suggest challenging and surprising mathematical conjectures, the string-theoretic viewpoint also links areas of mathematics that were previously considered largely unrelated.
The Research Training Group 1670 offers a structured doctoral training on mathematical and mathematical physics topics in this context. A special emphasis is on acquiring literacy in QFT and string theory to be able to study original physics sources and to assess them properly.
The program builds on an established and very lively collaboration of the Department of Mathematics of the University of Hamburg with the II. Institute of Theoretical Physics and the DESY Theory Group within the Center of Mathematical Physics. We also cooperating closely with the Emmy-Noether group ``Building Blocks of Physical Theories from the Geometry of Quantization and BPS states'' (head: Murad Alim)
Upcoming events: | |
05 April 2019 University of Hamburg | RTG alumni event 2019 |
26-30 August 2019 University of Hamburg | Summerschool: Algebraic Structures in Quantum Field Theory |
Past events: | |
19-20 March 2019 University of Hamburg | Kickoff meeting of the Cluster of Excellence “Quantum Universe” |
18-21 February 2019 University of Hamburg | Preparatory workshop on "Higher Structures in Algebra, Geometry, Topology, and Quantum Field Theory" |
10-14 September 2018 University of Hamburg | Higgs Bundles in Mathematics and Physics |
3-6 September 2018 University of Hamburg | Ricci flow, mean curvature flow and related singular flows |
9-12 April 2018 University of Hamburg and DESY | Women at the intersection of mathematics and theoretical physics |
19-23 March 2018 University of Hamburg | Field equations on Lorentzian space-times |
7-9 February 2018 University of Hamburg | Meeting on non-semisimple TFT and logarithmic CFT |
8-9 December 2017 University of Hamburg | Quantum Physics meets Mathematics |
24 – 28 July 2017 University of Hamburg | Stringmath 2017 |
17 – 21 July 2017 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Summer School "Pre-StringMath Summer School" |
8-9 June 2017 University of Hamburg | Lessons from conformal field theory |
17 March 2017 University of Hamburg | RTG alumni event 2017 |
19-20 January 2017 Department of Mathematics | North German Algebraic Geometry Seminar |
24 November 2016 Department of Mathematics | Bremen-Hamburg-Kiel Seminar on algebra |
28 October 2016 Department of Mathematics | Berlin-Hamburg Seminar on symplectic geometry |
26 September 2016 Departments of Mathematics and Physics | Colloquium in memoriam Rudolf Haag |
19 – 23 September 2016 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Summer School "Geometric Flows and the Geometry of Space-time" |
29 March – 2 April 2016 DESY Hamburg | String Steilkurs Part I: Introduction to String Theory |
18 - 19 Feb 2016 University of Hamburg | Women's Career Day 2016 |
11 Nov 2015 DESY, Hamburg (Bldg.99, SR I-II) | Scientific Career and Parenthood |
02 - 04 Sep 2015 University of Hamburg | Summer School “String Topology and Rational Homotopy Theory” |
20 - 31 July 2015 DESY, Hamburg | String Steilkurs - Part II: “Advanced Topics in String Theory” |
20 - 21 Feb 2015 University of Hamburg | Women's Career Day 2015 |
16 – 20 Feb 2015 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Workshop "Infinite-dimensional Structures in Higher Geometry and Representation Theory" |
20 Nov 2014 DESY, Hamburg | Information and discussion evening: Scientific Career and Parenthood |
WS 14/15, Tue 14-15h DESY, Hamburg | Families & Careers in Physics |
8 – 12 Sept 2014 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Workshop "Special Geometric Structures in Mathematics and Physics" |
21 – 25 July 2014 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Summer School "Quantum groups and integrability – Algebraic, analytic and geometric aspects" |
27-28 Jun 2014 DESY, Hamburg (Bldg.99, SR IV/V) | Women and Leadership |
7-8 Feb 2014 DESY, Hamburg (Bldg.1b, SR4a/b) | Women's Career Day |
07 Nov 2013 DESY, Hamburg | Information and discussion evening: Scientific Career and Parenthood |
12 – 16 Aug 2013 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Summer School on Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry and Physics |
7 – 9 Aug 2013 DESY, Hamburg | Workshop "Introduction to the algebraic geometry and application in physics" |
14 June 2013 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | 4th Northern German Differential Geometry Day |
2 – 6 April 2013 DESY Hamburg | String Steilkurs Part I: Introduction to String Theory |
26 – 28 March 2013 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Workshop "HYPER": Workshop focussed on the interchange of ideas on the geometry of the hypermultiplet moduli space in Calabi-Yau string compactifications |
13 – 15 Feb 2013 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Workshop on Field Theories with Defects |
WS 12/13, Tue 13:15-14:15h DESY, Hamburg | Families & Careers in Physics |
10 – 14 Sep 2012 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | Summer School on Differential Geometry and Supersymmetry |
27 – 31 Aug 2012 Center for Mathematical Physics, Hamburg | New Perspectives in Topological Field Theories |
30 Jul – 1 Aug 2012 DESY, Hamburg | Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Field Theory and Quantum Statistical Mechanics |
15 Jun 2012 University of Kiel | 3rd Northern German Differential Geometry Day |
5, 8, 12, 15 and 19 Jun 2012 RTG seminar room in the DKRZ, Hamburg | Mini course on Temperley-Lieb categories |
29, 30 and 31 May and 1 Jun 2012 DESY, Hamburg | Lecture series on Elliptic Hypergeometric Functions and their applications |
3 – 4 May 2012 Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg | North German Algebraic Geometry Seminar (NoGAGS) |
5 Oct 2011 University of Hamburg, Main Building | Opening Ceremony RTG 1670 |
August 20-26, 2011 Departments of Mathematics | Workshop on Symplectic Field Theory V |