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Organizers: Daniel Harlow, Hong Liu, Lampros Lamprou

**Wednesday at 3pm**

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

**September 5**

A New Stringy Perspective on Cosmology

**Cumrun Vafa**, Harvard

**September 12**

Classification of 5d SCFTs via 6d SCFTs

**Lakshya Bhardwaj**, Harvard

**September 19**

Falling toward charged black holes

**Ying Zhao**, Stanford

**September 26**

Exotic matter representations in heterotic/F-theory duality

**Ling Lin**, UPenn

**October 3**

The HISH (Holography Inspired Stringy Hadron) model and the quantization of a string with massive endpoints

**Cobi Sonnenschein**, Tel Aviv

**October 10**

An entropy current from superspace

**Amos Yaron**, Technion

**Joint Seminar at Harvard, Thursday, October 18 at 4pm**

Quantum gravity in three dimensions and coadjoint orbits

**Kristan Jensen**

**October 24**

Quantum gravity in a finite box

**Edgar Shaghoulian**, Cornell

**October 31**

Conformal bootstrap at nonzero temperature

**Raghu Majahan**, Princeton

**November 7**

Boundary dual of the bulk symplectic form and the volume of maximal slices

**Gabor Sarosi **, UPenn

**November 14**

Towards the hydrodynamic theory of entanglement

**Mark Mezei**, Stony Brook

**November 28**

TBA

**David Poland**, Stony Brook

**December 5**

TBA

**Cody Long**

**December 12 **

TBA

**Clay Córdova**

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