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Lecture Series on "Modular Forms in String Compactifications"

22.02.2021 – 26.02.2021
Poster Modular Forms
We would like to announce the Lecture Series on "Modular Forms in String Compactifications" by Thorsten Schimannek (Wien). It will be held as a Zoom meeting.


Topics will include:
- Basics of modular forms, Jacobi forms and string compactifications
- Symmetries of string theories on tori
- Modularity from Calabi-Yau compactifications
- Jacobi forms and swampland conjectures

For more information and the registration form please visit the event webpage.

Lecture Series on "New Approaches to Feynman Integrals"

15.03.2021 – 19.03.2021
Poster Feynman Integrals
Claude Duhr (CERN) will give a Lecture Series on "New Approaches to Feynman Integrals" on March 15 - 19, 2021, as a Zoom meeting. .


Abstract: Feynman integrals are the backbone of all higher-order calculations in perturbative quantum field theory. They are not only of formal interest, but they are also key to performing precise calculations for experiments. In these lecture we review some recent developments in the understanding of the mathematics underlying Feynman integrals. We focus in particular on tools inspired from modern number theory and the theory of motivic periods, which have been instrumental in some of the most advanced computations for experiments in collider physics.

For more information and the registration form please visit the event webpage.

Bethe Forum "Inflation": Preliminary Lectures

22.03.2021 – 24.03.2021
Poster Inflation - Lectures
Three preliminary lectures to the postponed Bethe Forum "Inflation" will take place on March 22 - 24, 2021 as a Zoom-meeting. The speakers are: Anthony Challinor (Cambridge), Arthur Hebecker (Heidelberg) and Lorenzo Sorbo (UMass Amherst).

For more information and the registration form please go to the event webpage.

Bethe Colloquium by Richard Dawid

April 2021
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The first Bethe Colloquium of the summer term 2021 is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, at 4:15 pm.

  • Richard Dawid (Stockholm University)
  • The Current Status of Non-Empirical Confirmation
  • Zoom meeting

Abstract: Non-empirical and meta-empirical confirmation were initially proposed as concepts for understanding the degree of trust many theoretical physicists have developed in empirically unconfirmed theories such as string theory. In recent years, the analysis has broadened. The basic arguments of meta-empirical theory assessment are now taken to play an implicit but central background role in all confirmation, be it empirical or non-empirical. To the extent confirmation is about generating trust in a scientific theory, meta-empirical theory assessment must be involved. This perspective contributes to a clearer understanding of the continuities between empirical and non-empirical confirmation. It also allows for a more nuanced appraisal of research contexts where both forms of confirmation happen side by side. In the talk, I will present the rationale behind the described view and illustrate it with examples from high energy physics and cosmology.

Bethe Forum "Modular Flavor Symmetries": Preliminary Lectures

03.05.2021 – 04.05.2021
Poster Modular Flavor - Lectures
Two preliminary lectures to the postponed Bethe Forum "Modular Flavor Symmetries" will take place as a Zoom meeting on May 3 - 4, 2021. The speakers are Gui-Jun Ding (Hefei, CUST) and Saúl Ramos-Sánchez (Mexico).

More information and the registration form are available on the event webpage.

Bethe Forum "Machine Learning: Where to Apply in Theoretical Physics" - Preliminary Lecture

08.06.2021
Poster Machine Learning - Lecture
Jim Halverson (Northeastern University, Boston) will give a preliminary lecture to the postponed Bethe Forum "Machine Learning: Where to Apply in Theoretical Physics" as a Zoom meeting on June 8, 2021.

The title is: Recent Results at the Intersection of Machine Learning and Theoretical Physics.

More information and the registration form are available on the event webpage.

Bethe Forum "Inflation"

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Poster Inflation
The Bethe Forum "Inflation" will be rescheduled, subject to the further development of the Covid-19 situation. Further information will be published as soon as possible on the event webpage. Registration is closed until further notice.

Bethe Forum "Modular Flavor Symmetries"

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Poster Modular Flavor Symmetries
The Bethe Forum "Modular Flavor Symmetries" will be rescheduled, subject to the further development of the Covid-19 situation. Further information will be published as soon as possible on the the event webpage. Registration is closed until further notice.



Bethe Forum "Machine Learning: Where to Apply in Theoretical Physics"

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Poster Forum Machine Learning
The Bethe Forum "Machine Learning: Where to Apply in Theoretical Physics" has been tentatively rescheduled to June 7-11, 2021, subject to the further development of the Covid-19 situation. Further information will be published as soon as possible on the event webpage. Registration is closed until further notice.

Bethe Forum "Axions"

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Poster Axions
The Bethe Forum "Axions" will be rescheduled in 2021, subject to the further development of the Covid-19 situation. Further information and a prospective date will be published as soon as possible.

Further events will be announced as soon as possible.