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**Wednesday, 3:00PM ** (Note new time)

MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442

**Organizers: ****Allan Adams and Barton Zwiebach **

**Wednesday, February 6**

**Daniel Harlow**, Princeton

*``Quantum Computation vs. Firewalls"*

**Wednesday, February 13**

**Miguel Paulos**, Brown

*``External Bootstrapping"*

**Wednesday, February 20**

no seminar held

**Wednesday, February 27**

**Blaise Gouteraux**, Norditka

`*`Zero-temperature holographic phases with (un)broken U(1) symmetry"*

**Wednesday, March 6**

**Simeon Hellerman, Kavli IPMU**

``Chern-Simons-Matter Theory And Its Holographic Dual"

**Thursday, March 7 Joint Harvard seminar held at Harvard**

**Dieter Luest**, Max Planck, Munich

*"Closed strings and non-commutative/non-associative geometry"*

**Wednesday, March 13**

**Koji Hashimoto**, Osaka University

``A Landscape of Boundary String Field Theory"

**Wednesday, March 20**

**Stephane Detournay**, Harvard

"Holographic Adventures in Flat Space"

**Wednesday, March 27 no seminar Spring break**

**Wednesday, April 3**

**David Skinner**, IAS

``Twistor Strings for N=8 Supergravity"

**Wednesday, April 10**

**Nima Arkani-Hamed**, IAS

``Locality and Unitarity from Positivity"

**Wednesday, April 17**

**Dam T. Son**, University of Chicago

"Newton-Cartan geometry and the quantum Hall effect".

**Wednesday, April 24** Joint Harvard/MIT seminar held at MIT

**Shamit Kachru**, Stanford CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY

``Some very simple extensions of Mathieu moonshine"

**Wednesday, May 1**

**Horacio Casini**, Centro Ato Mico Bariloche

"Physical entanglement entropy: relative entropy and mutual information"

**Wednesday,May 8**

**Emanuel Katz**, Boston University

"A New Theory of Anyons"

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