Past Events

October 2015

26 October 2015

Promotionskolloqium

Wo:Universität Bremen, ZARM, Raum 1730
Wann:11:00 Uhr
Sprecher/in:M.Sc. Daniela Kunst
Titel:"Die allgemein relativistische Dynamik von Spinteilchen"

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

1 July 2015

RTG Colloquium

Where: University of Oldenburg, Campus Wechloy

10:30 - 11:00Journal club (Room W3-1-152)
Lukas Brunkhorst: "Deformed General Relativity and Torsion"
11:00 - 12:00Board Meeting
12:00 - 13:00Student seminar (Room W3-1-152) / PI-Meeting (Room W2-1-138)

Talks in the student seminar:
1. Stephan Reimers: "The Gödel Universe"
2. Christian Hoffmann: "Boson Stars Plus Wormhole Systems"
13:00 - 14:00Lunch at the Cafeteria
14:00 - 15:00Colloqium talk (Room W3-1-156) by Dr. Iris Traulsen, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam: "Predictably unpredictable: Magnetic cataclysmic variables as X-ray and multi-wavelength emitters"
15:00 - 15:30Coffee break (Room W3-1-156)
15:30 - 16:30Colloqium talk (Room W3-1-156) by Prof. Dr. Piotr Chrusciel, University of Vienna:
"General Relativistic Constraint Equations"
16:45 - 17:15Womens assembly (Room W2-1-138)
18:00Dinner

June 2015

10 June 2015

RTG Colloquium

Where: Jacobs University Bremen, Campus Center, Conference Room
 and Seminar Room (Directions)

11:00 - 11:30Journal Club, M. Sc. Michael Fennen
11:00 - 12:00Board Meeting
11:30 - 12:00Student Meeting
12:00 - 13:00General Assembly
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:00Colloqium talk by Prof. Dr. Jan Louis (DESY/Universität Hamburg):
"String Theory - Status and Perspectives"
15:00 - 15:30Coffee break
15:30 - 16:30Colloqium talk by Prof. Dr. Karl Mannheim (Universität Würzburg):
"Lightning Inferno near the Event Horizon"
16:30 - 17:30Coffee break
17:00 - 17:30Student Seminar by M. Sc. Fech Scen Khoo:
"Introduction to Generalized Geometry"
17:30 - 18:00Board Meeting
19:15Speakers´Dinner

May 2015

13 May 2015

RTG Colloquium

Where: ZARM - University of Bremen

Programme: Room 1730

10:30 - 11:00Journal club - Dennis Philipp & Pavel Jefrimov 
11:00 - 12:00Student seminar:

Talks in the student seminar:
1. Sayani Lahiri "Wormholes in warped brane world scenario"
2. Kris Schroven "Self gravitating Bose-Einstein condensates - excited solutions and stabilty" 
12:00 - 13:00Board meeting 
13:00 - 14:00Lunch 
14:00 - 15:00Colloqium talk by Piero Nicolini (FIAS Frankfurt) 
"Black holes at short scales" 
15:00 - 15:30Coffee break
15:30 - 16:30Colloqium talk by Lutz Wisotzki (AIP Potsdam) 
"Galaxies in the young universe and their gaseous haloes" 
16:30 - 17:00Coffee break
17:00 - 18:00Colloqium talk by Frederic Schuller (U Erlangen) 
"How quantizable matter gravitates" 
18:30 -Dinner at Platzhirsch

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015

January 2015

14 January 2015

RTG Colloquium

Where: University of Bielefeld

Programme

10:30 - 11:00Journal club
11:00 - 12:00Dr. Stefan Stricker (TU Wien)
Using black hole formation to study thermalization - Room H16
12:00 - 13:00Student seminar PI-Meeting - Dekanatssitzungssaal D3-150
13:00 - 14:00Lunch at the Cafeteria
14:00 - 15:00Dr. Harald Krüger (MPS Göttingen)
Rosetta - Rendevouz with a comet - Room H2
15:00 - 16:00Prof. Andreas Hüttemann (Uni. Köln)
Reduction and Coherence - Room H2
16:00 - 16:30coffee break
in front of Room H2
16:00 - 17:00Board Meeting
Dekanatssitzungssaal D3-150

December 2014

3 December 2014 

RTG Colloquium

Where: HWK, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, Delmenhorst

10:30 - 11:30Board Meeting
11:30 - 12:00Students´Seminar
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 14:00David Burton (Lancaster University)
"A geometrical perspective on many-body theory and radiation reaction"
14:00 - 14:30Coffee and Discussion
14:30 - 15:30Gabriele Honecker (University of Mainz) 
"From String Theory to particle physics"
15:30 - 16:00Coffee and discussion
16:00 - 17:00Frank Eisenhauer (MPE Garching)
"The Galactic Center - Black Hole, Stars, Gas, and Gravity"
17:00 - 20:30*CHRISTMAS PARTY*

Directions: It takes about fifteen minutes from Delmenhorst railway station to the "Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg" bus stop which is served by bus routes 201 or 206. In the evenings, on Sundays and holidays, this route is operated by route number 216. For more information please look here:

more information

November 2014

7 November 2014

PhD student colloquium

Where: University of Oldenburg, Room W04 1-162

12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 13:50Saskia Grunau (Universität Oldenburg)
"Orbits around black strings and black rings"
13:50 - 14:40Florent Michel (Université Paris-Sud,Orsay)
"Has analogue Hawking radiation been measured?"
14:40 - 15:10Coffee Break
15:10 - 16:00Charlotte Sleight (Max-Planck Institute Munich)
"On holography in the presence of higher spin symmetry"
16:00 - 16:50Mario Flory (Max-Planck Institute Munich)
"From the physics of curved spacetimes to quantum field theory"
18:30Joint Dinner

5 November 2014

RTG Colloquium

Where: ZARM, University of Bremen

10:30 - 11:30Board Meeting
11:30 - 12:30Students´Seminar
12:30 - 13:00Journal Club
13:00 - 14:00Lunch at the Cafeteria
14:00 - 15:00Robi Banerjee (Hamburger Sternwarte) 
"Star formation, discs and outflows"
15:00 - 15:30Coffee and Discussion
15:30 - 16:30Nikolaos Mavromatos (Kings College London) 
"Modified Gravity from String Defects: From Inflation to Growth of Structure"
16:30 - 17:00Coffee and Discussion
17:00 - 18:00Johanna Erdmenger (Max Planck Institute Munich) 
"Gauge/Gravity Duality: Foundations and Applications"

October 2014

September 2014

August 2014

July 2014

9 July 2014

RTG Colloquium

ZARM, University of Bremen Room 1730

Programme: 

10:30 - 11:30Board Meeting
11:30 - 12:30Students´Seminar
12:30 - 13:00Journal Club
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:00Marcus Brüggen (Sternwarte Hamburg):
 "The low-frequency sky: Opening a new window to the"                     

Universe

15:00 - 15:20Coffee and Discussion
15:20 - 16:20Stefan Hofmann (LMU):
"Black Holes in the 1/N Expansion"
16:20 - 16:40Coffee and Discussion
16:40 - 17:40Andrea Boese (DLR Köln)
"Leveraging female STEM careers: Are we doing the
right things? Perspectives on diversity and equal
 opportunities"
17:40 -   18:00Discussion
18:00END Get together and Barbecue

Abstracts of the talks

June 2014

18 June 2014

RTG Colloquium

University of Oldenburg

Programme: 

10:30 - 11:30Board Meeting - Room W2 3-349
11:30 - 12:30Students´Seminar - Room W2 3-349
12:30 - 13:00Journal Club - Room W2 3-349
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 17:30Talks in Room W2 1-143:
14:00 - 15:00Monika Moscibrodzka  (RU Nijmegen)
"Numerical models of plasma flows onto a supermassive black hole"
15:00 - 15:30Coffee and Discussion
15:30 - 16:30David Hilditch (University Jena)
"Free-evolution formulations of General Relativity and their numerical  approximation"
16:30 - 16:45Coffee and Discussion 
16:45 - 17:30womans´Assembly - Room W2 1-143

abstracts of the talks

April 2014

March 2014

12 March 2014

RTG Colloquium ZARM, University of Bremen

PhD education at center

Programme:

10:30-11:00board meeting/ Coffee - Room 1730
11:00-12:30Gabriel Luchini (Federal University of Espirito Santo) 
First meeting with non-perturbative physics and solitons - Room 1730
12:30 - 13:15Lunch - in front of Room 1730
13:15 - 13:45Supervision Meetings and Coffee - Room 1280
13:45 - 14:00General Assembly - Room 1280
14:00 - 14:30Journal Club - Room 1280 
14:30 - 15:30Student´s seminar/ Coffee - Room 1280
15:30 - 16:30Betti Hartmann (Jacobs University Bremen& UFES, Brazil) 
"Topological Solitons" (+ Gravity) - Room 1280

February 2014

5 February 2014

RTG Colloquium

Leibniz University Hannover, Institute for Theoretical Physics

Programme: 

10:30 - 11:30Board Meeting
11:30 - 12:30Students´Seminar
12:30 - 13:00Journal Club
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:00Prof. Hermann Nicolai, AEI Potsdam
"Alternative (`non-string') approaches to quantum gravity: a brief survey"
15:00 - 15:30Coffee and Discussion
15:30 - 16:30Prof. Bert Schellekens, NIKHEF Amsterdam
"The string theory landscape"
16:30 - 17:00Coffee and Discussion

Abstracts of the talks

Venue

January 2014

December 2013

4 December 2013

RTG Colloquium

Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, Delmenhorst

Preliminary Programme

10:30 - 11:30Board Meeting
11:30 - 12:30Student´s seminar
12:30 - 13:00Journal Club
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:00Prof. May-Britt Kallenrode (Universität Osnabrück) 
"The Sun and the atmosphere - correlations or causes and consequences?"
15:00 - 15:30Coffee and discussions
15:30 - 16:30Dr. Claude Warnick (University of Warwick, UK) "Dynamics in anti-de Sitter spacetimes"
16:30 - 17:00Coffee and discussions
17:00Departure

Venue

Abstracts

November 2013

13 November 2013

RTG Colloquium 

University of Oldenburg

Program

11:00-12:00Board and PI Meeting - Room W2 1-138
12:00-13:00Students´seminar - Room W2-1-146
13:00-14:00Lunch - Room W2-1-146
14:00-15:00Silke Britzen (MPI of Radioastronomy, Bonn, Germany)
"An astronomer's view on Black Holes"  - Room W2-1-143
15:00-15:30Coffee Break - Room W2-1-143
15:30-16:30Helvi Witek
(DAMTP, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge)
"Superradiant instabilities in astrophysical systems"
Room W2-1-143
16:45- 17:15Journal Club - Room W2-1-143
17:15Dinner - Room W2-1-143

Abstracts of the talks

Venue
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October 2013

September 2013

August 2013

July 2013

3 July 2013, ZARM, University of Bremen

Colloquium

Program:

14:00-15:00Dr. Tanja Hinderer (Department of Physics, University of Maryland, United States) 
"Transient resonances in the inspirals of point particles into black holes"
15:00-16:00Dr. Eva Hackmann (ZARM, University Bremen)
"Motion of test particles in a regular black hole space–time"
16:30-17:30Prof. Dr. Heino Falcke (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
"Towards Imaging the Black Hole Event Horizon in the Galactic Center"

Abstracts of the talks

Abstracts (pdf)

Full program (pdf)

Directions: take tram no. 6  from the airport or from the Central station (direction:       Universität). Get off on the last stop of the route: Klagenfurterstraße. You will see the drop tower 50 m ahead of you. Detailed route description you may find here: http://www.zarm.uni-bremen.de/menu/about-zarm/route-description.html.

June 2013

May 2013

8 May 2013, 14:00, Campus Center/IRC - Conference Room, Jacobs University Bremen

Colloquium

Program:

14:00-15:00Stam Nicolis (University of Tours, France) "Arithmetic AdS2/CFT1 Holography: Quantum Aspects in the Bulk and on the Boundary"
15:00-16:00Dominika Konikowska (University Bielefeld) "Extending gravity and extra dimensions"
16:30-17:30Sayan Chakrabarti (CENTRA Lisbon, Portugal) "Perturbations in black hole space-times"

Abstracts of the talks

Download full program

Directions:

Directions_on__campus.pdf

April 2013

March 2013

February 2013

6 February 2013, 14:00, Leibniz University Hannover, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Appelstrasse 2, 30167 Hannover, 2nd floor, Room 268

Colloquium

  • Claus Kiefer (University Köln) "Can effects of Quantum Gravity be observed in the cosmic microwave background?"
  • Steffen Gielen (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Kanada) "Observer dependent spacetimes"
  • Sven Herrmann (ZARM, University Bremen) "Testing fundamental physics with matter wave interferometry in the drop tower and in space"

Abstracts of talks

Directions 

January 2013

16 January 2013, 15:30, Room 1730, ZARM, University of Bremen

Special colloquium

15:30Remo Riffomo (University of Rome) "Gamma Rays Bursts and Supernovae: the induced Gravitational Collapse Paradigm"
17:00Remo Ruffini (University of Rome) "Historical contributions to Neutron Stars"

Directions: take tram no. 6 from the airport or from the Central station (direction: Universität). Get off on the last stop of the route: Klagenfurterstraße. You will see the drop tower 50 m ahead of you. Detailed route description you may find here: Directions 

December 2012

5 December 2012, 14:00, Room 1730, ZARM, University of Bremen

Colloquium

Program:

  • Badri Krishnan (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics Potsdam) "Quasi-local black hole horizons: Review and recent results"
  • Hagen Kleinert (Free University of Berlin) "Multivalued fields"

Abstracts of the talks

Directions: take tram no. 6 from the airport or from the Central station (direction: Universität). Get off on the last stop of the route: Klagenfurterstraße. You will see the drop tower 50 m ahead of you. Detailed route description you may find here: Direction

November 2012

7 November 2012, HWK, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, Delmenhorst

Colloquium

Program:

14:15-15:15Wolfram Schmidt (University of Göttingen) "From Kepler ellipses to zoom whirls"
15:30-16:30Bernd Heber (Universitaet Kiel) "Energetic particles in the Heliosphere"
16:45-17:45Betti Hartmann (Jacobs University Bremen) "Holographic superconductors and superfluids"

Abstracts of the talks

Directions: It takes about fifteen minutes from Delmenhorst railway station to the "Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg" bus stop which is served by bus routes 201 or 206. In the evenings, on Sundays and holidays, this route is operated by route number 216.

more information 

October 2012

September 2012

August 2012

July 2012

11 July 2012, 14:00 Room W02-1-143, Campus Wechloy, University of Oldenburg

Colloquium

Speakers:

14:15 - 15:15Petya Nedkova (University of Sofia) "Exact black hole solutions in five dimensions"
15:30 - 16:30Joachim Vogt (Jacobs University Bremen) "Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling in Models and Multi-Spacecraft Data"
16:45 - 17:45Kostas Kokkotas (University of Tuebingen) "The violent phases of a neutron star's life"

Abstracts of the talks

PhD students' seminar will take place at 10:00 in room W02-1-138, Campus Wechloy, University Oldenburg.

Directions: take bus no. 306 (direction "Universität") from Oldenburg Central Station and get off at the bus stop "Carl-v.-Ossietzky-Str.". The colloquium will take place in the building W02 (Physik). For detailed information please take a look at the campus map.

June 2012

6 June 2012, 14:00 Room 1730, ZARM, University of Bremen

Colloquium

Speakers:

  • Robert Beig (TU Vienna) The stationary n-body problem in Newtonian and Einstein gravity
  • Fritz Merkle (OHB Bremen) Status and challenges of the European space navigation system GALILEO
  • Norman Gürlebeck (ZARM, University of Bremen) Multipole Moments of Stationary and Axially Symmetric Spacetimes

May 2012

2 May 2012, 14:00 IBZ, University of Bielefeld, Morgenbreede 35, Bielefeld

Colloquium

Speakers:

  • Ivo Sachs (LMU Muenchen) "Higher Derivatives in 3-Dimensional Gravity"
  • Daniele Oriti (AEI Potsdam) "Recent developments in quantum gravity (and some ideas for cosmology)"
  • Marco Zagermann (LU Hannover)

April 2012

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February 2012

January 2012