Nils Carqueville (UniVie)
Catherine Meusburger (Erlangen)
Gregor Schaumann (Würzburg)
Claudia Scheimbauer (TUM)

Higher Structures & Field Theory Meeting July 2024

This semester we are returning to our original plan of having a small local meeting instead of the virtual seminar.

Schedule & Titles

Abstracts can be found here. Monday morning and all Tuesday the talks will take place Boltzmannstr. 3, 85748 Garching in room 02.06.011. This is on the second floor close to corridor 6, room number 11. Tuesday afternoon the talks will take place at LMU.


9:00 - 9:45
Ödül Tetik (Wien)
An inside-out Pontryagin-Thom collapse map

10:00 - 10:45
Maximilian Ludwig (Erlangen)
Diagrammatic calculus for Dijkgraaf-Witten theory with defects and examples

coffee break

11:20 - 12:05
Konrad Martinek (Wien)
Braiding on Landau-Ginzburg Models Induced by Link Invariant

lunch break

14:45 - 15:45
Jackson Van Dyke (München)
Geometric quantization, fusion categories, and Rozansky-Witten theory

16:15 - 17:15
Catherine Meusburger (Erlangen)
Dijkgraaf-Witten TQFT with defects


10:00 - 10:45
Yang Yang (München)
RCFT correlators as equivalences of modular functors

coffee break

11:30 - 12:15
Tim Lüders (Wien)
Orbifolds as homotopy fixed points

lunch break

14:00 - 14:45
Jannik Pitt (Würzburg)
Duality and the Derived Category