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South East Mathematical Physics Seminars

The meetings bring together mathematical physicists based in and around the South East of England, supported by a London Mathematical Society Joint Research Groups grant. A particular aim is to integrate our doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and visitors into the wider community.

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Next seminar

SEMPS 21 at King's College, London, 29th April 2024 organised by Paul Ryan and Simon Ekhammar

Speakers: Pietro Capuozzo (University of Southampton), Tommaso Franzini (University of Hertfordshire), Ana Retore (Durham University), Jeremy Mann (King's College London), Bob Knighton (University of Cambridge)

Registration details to follow shortly.

Online Graduate Lectures

Theodoros Kouloukas (Kent) and Juan Miguel Nieto Garcia (Surrey) gave a series of graduate lectures on Poisson structures and discrete integrability and Computing scalar products in the Bethe ansatz in October 2020. Recordings of the lectures may be watched on the London Mathematical Society YouTube channel. The slides are here and here.

Past seminars

  • SEMPS 20 29th June, 2023 University of Southampton

    Speakers: Aradhita Chattopadhyaya (Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies), Alan Rios Fukelman (King's College London), Vaibhav Gautam (University of Surrey), Ricardo Monteiro (Queen Mary University of London), Arvind Shekar (University of Southampton)

  • SEMPS 19 3rd April 2023, University of Essex

    Speakers: Farrokh Atai (University of Leeds), Bjorn Berntson (Riverlane), Joe Harrow (University of Kent), Michele Mazzoni (City, University of London), Fiona Seibold (Imperial College)

  • SEMPS 18 16th November 2022, City, University of London

    Speakers: Alessia Annibale (King's College London), Thibault Bonnemain (King's College London), Luca Capizzi (SISSA), Giuseppe Del Vecchio Del Vecchio (King's College London), Katja Koblas (University of Nottingham)

  • SEMPS 17 22nd June 2022, University of Hertfordshire

    Speakers: Leron Borsten (Herts), Cecilia De Fazio (Notts), Hyungrok Kim (Heriot-Watt) and Fiona Seibold (Imperial) and Jake Stedman (King's College, London).

  • SEMPS 16 28th April 2020, University of Surrey

    Speakers: Daniele Farotti (University of Surrey), Chiara Paletta (Trinity College Dublin), Sara Pasquetti (University of Milan Bicocca), Michelangelo Preti (King's College London), Ingo Runkel (University of Hamburg)

  • SEMPS 15 15th January 2020, University of Kent

    Speakers: Peter Clarkson (Kent), Tamara Grava (Bristol/SISSA), Tomasz Lukowski (Hertfordshire), Juan Miguel Nieto Garcia (Surrey), Paul Sutcliffe (Durham)

  • 6th ECR SEMPS 29th July 2019, City, University of London

    Speakers: Dionysios Anninos (King's College London), Olalla Castro-Alvaredo (City), Joseph Durnin (King's College London), Hugh Jones (Imperial), Rajath Radhakrishnan (Queen Mary University of London), Manya Sahni (King's College London)

  • SEMPS 14 29th May 2019, University of Hertfordshire

    Speakers: Lorenzo Bianchi (Queen Mary), Roland Bittleston (Cambridge), Heeyeon Kim (Oxford) and Dan Thompson (Swansea)

  • SEMPS 13 21st February 2019, King's College London

    Speakers: Benjamin Doyon (King's College London), Cecilia de Fazio (City), Itak Jeon (King's College London), Eoardo Lauria (Durham) and Martin Wolf (Surrey)

  • 5th ECR SEMPS, 23rd July 2018, Oxford

    Speakers: Chris Beem (Oxford), Andrea Cavaglia (King's College), Simon Nakach (Imperial), Clelia Pech (Kent) and Charles Strickland-Constable (Hertfordshire)

  • SEMPS 12, 23rd May 2018, City

    Speakers: Xenia de la Ossa (Oxford), Tom Frith (City), Jason Myers (King's College), Menika Sharma (City), Anne Taormina (Durham) and Yuri van Nieuwkerk (Oxford)

  • SEMPS 11 28th March 2018, University of Surrey

    Speakers: Louise Anderson (Imperial College), Ines Aniceto (Jagiellonian), Roberto Sisca (Surrey), Gerard Watts (King's College London) and Charles Young (Hertfordshire)

  • SEMPS 10 22nd November 2017, University of Kent

    Speakers: Clare Dunning (Kent), Istvan Szecsenyi (City), Alessandro Torrielli (Surrey) and Tom Winyard (Leeds)

  • SEMPS 9 17th July 2017, King's College London

    Speakers: Mario Collura (Oxford), Juan P Garrahan (Nottingham) and Eva-Maria Graefe (Imperial)

  • 4th ECR SEMPS 3rd and 4th July 2017, University of Surrey

    Held on second day of String Geometry, Supersymmetric Theories and Dualities

    Speakers: Nick Dorey (Cambridge), Dario Martelli (King's College London), Xenia de la Ossa (Oxford), Carolina Matte Gregory (Oxford), Marco Caldarelli (Southampton)

  • SEMPS 8 University of Hertfordshire 12th April 2017

    Speakers: Tim Adamo (Imperial), Neal Carr (Kent), Anna Pachol (Queen Mary), Sylvain Lacrois (ENS Lyon and Hertfordshire)

  • SEMPS 7 University of Kent 12th January 2017

    Speakers: Andrea Fontanella (Surrey), Steffen Krusch (Kent), Ana Loureiro (Kent), Marika Taylor (Southampton) and Takato Yoshimura (King's College).

  • 3rd ECR SEMPS 11th July 2016, University of Oxford

    Speakers: Jennifer Ashcroft (Kent), Philip Candelas (Oxford), Martyna Kostacinska (Queen Mary), Antonio Pittelli (Surrey), Kai Roehrig (Cambridge) and Jin-Mann Wong (King's College).

  • SEMPS 6 University of Cambridge 15th April 2016

    Speakers: Olalla Castro Alvaredo (City), Shahar Hadar (Cambridge), Sameer Murthy (King's College), Pierre Vanhove (IHES, Paris & Cambridge) and Charles Young (Hertfordshire).

  • SEMPS 5 6th Novemeber 2015, University of Surrey

    Speakers: Giulia Ferlito (Imperial), Yvonne Geyer (Oxford), Fedor Levkovich-Maslyuk (King's College), Nicholas Manton (Cambridge), Benoit Vicedo (Hertfordshire).

  • 2nd ECR SEMPS 28th July 2015, King's College

    Speakers: Paul Fendley (Oxford), Andrew Hone (Kent), Nick Iles (King's College) , Brenda Penante (Queen Mary), Vidas Regelskis (Surrey).

  • SEMPS 4 8th April 2015, Hertfordshire University

    Speakers: Vincent Caudrelier (City), Lotte Hollands (Oxford), Rafael Maldonado (Cambridge), Brenda Penante (Queen Mary), Andrew Singleton (Cambridge).

  • SEMPS 3 5th November 2014, City University

    Speakers: Panagiota Adamopoulou (Kent), Michael Berry (Bristol), Andrew Green (UCL), Nikolay Gromov (King's College), Marianne Hoogeveen (King's College), Fabrizio Nieri (Surrey).

  • 1st ECR SEMPS 28th July 2014, University of Kent

    Speakers: Benjamin Doyon (King's College), Sotiris Konstantinou-Rizos (Leeds), Jennifer Willets (Heriot-Watt), Vikas Krishnamurthy (Imperial), Alexander Cockburn (Durham), Paul Jennings (Durham), Ilia Roustemoglou (Loughborough) .

  • SEMPS 2 15th May 2014, King's College

    Speakers: Leron Borsten (Imperial), Craig Lawrie (King's College), Vidas Regelskis (Surrey), Abera Muhamed (Kent) and Paul Sutcliffe (Durham).

  • SEMPS 1 2nd April 2014, Kent

    Speakers: Andrea Prinsloo (Surrey), Cyril Matti (Oxford), James Smith (Kent), Andrzej Wereszczynski (Jagiellonian University, Poland) and Gerard Watts (King's College).

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