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Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


 

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Events for 22 January 2021

Guido Festuccia: Twisting with a flip

1:00pm, https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/j/99768150791?pwd=RTdIeldsbTJBVUdSbmFuT1c1SndBUT09

I will consider N=2 supersymmetric gauge theories on 4D compact manifolds with a Killing vector field with isolated fixed points.

Studying the realization of supersymmetry in these theories leads to consider a generalization of the notion of self-duality on manifolds with a vector field. This allows to construct a framework unifying equivariant Donaldson-Witten theory and Pestun's theory on S4 and its generalizations. I will also discuss the action of S-duality in these theories.

Contact inaki.garcia-etxebarria@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Giovanni Peccati:

1:00pm, Zoom

Contact ellen.g.powell@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.