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Theoretical Physics Symposium 2019

13 - 15 November 2019

Theoretical Physics Symposium 2019

The Wolfgang Pauli Centre for Theoretical Physics, a joint forum of the Universität Hamburg and DESY, organizes a three day Symposium on Theoretical Physics, which brings together leading international experts from different areas of physics, including condensed matter physics, atomic and molecular physics, cold atoms, chemical physics, etc.

This year's topics are:

     Quantum dynamics of many-body systems
     Theory of Condensed Matter
     Machine learning and quantum physics

The Symposium features the award ceremony for the Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics 2019 which is awarded to Prof. Matthias Troyer (Microsoft Research) in an award ceremony at the Planetarium on Nov 13, 2019. The Symposium is supported by the Joachim Herz Stiftung.

Travel Fellowships for Graduate Students

The Wolfgang Pauli Centre for Theoretical Physics encourages the participation of graduate students in the Symposium and therefore awards travel grants funded by the Joachim Herz Stiftung. Interested students should provide

     a brief curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages),
     a brief description of the current research project (max. 1/2 page), and,
     a letter of motivation why they want to attend the symposium (max. 1/2 page).

Please send your application with these documents in one single pdf file until 15 October 2019 to


The applicants will be notified until end of October 2019 the latest.

Registration and further information can be found here.

Jennifer Popp
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Leonardo Ranasinghe
Linda Vanessa Thesing
Photon Science
Ángel Ferran Pousa
Event Calendar
21 Jan. 2021 to 25 Nov. 2021
Chaired by: Thomas Tschentscher (European XFEL) ; Changbum Kim (PAL-XFEL) et al.
Location: Zoom
14 Jun. 2021 to 18 Jun. 2021
Chaired by: Kartik Ayyer, James Cryan
Location: CFEL
Room: ZOOM
15 Jun. 2021 to 16 Jun. 2021
Chaired by: Patrick Nonn (MSK (Strahlkontrollen)) ; Gohar Ayvazyan (DESY) et al.
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: online on Zoom
Today - 13:15
Speaker: Qing Chen (FS-PETRA-D (FS-PET-D Fachgruppe P03))
Today - 16:00
Speaker: Gianfranco Bertone (GRAPPA, University of Amsterdam)
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: Zoom
Today - 16:00
17 Jun. 2021 - 10:00
Speaker: Dieter Bauer (Institute of Physics, University of Rostock)
Location: Location: Zoom virtual meeting https://desy.zoom.us/j/91202137161 (Meeting-ID: 912 0213 7161, Password: 845021)
17 Jun. 2021 - 11:30
Speaker: Aleksandr Chatrchyan (T (Cosmology))
17 Jun. 2021 - 15:00
Speaker: Christoph Weniger (GRAPPA Amsterdam)
18 Jun. 2021 - 14:00
Speaker: Hitoki Yoneda (Institute for Laser Science, University of Electro-Communicatons,Tokyo, Japan)
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