Hermann Weyl Herman Weyl

678th Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Seminar

Hundred Years
of Γauge Theory

July 30 to August 3, 2018, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef


Application closes on April 30, 2018.

Generously funded by:

Heraeus Foundation

Claus Kiefer
   University of Cologne
Silvia De Bianchi
   Universitat Autònoma
   de Barcelona

Invited speakers

Jeremy Butterfield University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
"Duality, symmetry and gauge"
Alexander Blum Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, Germany
"The early history of the connection between gauge theory and renormalizability"
Gabriel Catren Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France
"Steps Towards an Ontological Interpretation of Gauge Symmetries"
Laura Covi Universität Göttingen, Germany
"Gauge fields in cosmology"
Elise Crull The City College of New York, USA
"Neo-Kantian quantum gravity"
Dennis Dieks Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands
"Objectivity and Gauge"
Friedrich Hehl Universität zu Köln, Germany
"The conserved energy-momentum current of matter as the basis for the gauge theory of gravitation"
Dennis Lehmkuhl California Institute of Technology, USA
"Geodesics in General Relativity and in Weyl geometry"
Hans-Peter Nilles Universität Bonn, Germany
"Gauge Theories and CP-Symmetry"
Thomas Ryckman Stanford University, USA
"Weyl, gauge invariance and symbolic construction from the 'purely infinitesimal'"
Erhard Scholz Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany
"Gauging the spacetime metric -- looking back and forth a century later"
Thomas Schücker Université de Aix-Marseille, France
"The gauge theoretical underpinnings of general relativity"
Johanna Stachel Universität Heidelberg, Germany
"Experimental Tests of Gauge Theories"
Christian Steinwachs Universität Freiburg, Germany
"Higgs field in cosmology"
Norbert Straumann Universität Zürich, Switzerland
"Hermann Weyl's Space-Time Geometry and the Origin of Gauge Theory 100 Years ago"
Gerard 't Hooft Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands
"Past and Future of Gauge Theory"
Francesca Vidotto University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain
"Loop Quantum Gravity: a general-covariant lattice gauge theory"
Christof Wetterich Universität Heidelberg, Germany
"Scale symmetry in Quantum Gravity and cosmology"