The Quantum Field Theory (QFT) seminar is a weekly learning seminar at The University of Queensland. This learning seminar meets to discuss various topics related to mathematical physics with connections to representation theory and combinatorics.

We meet on Thursdays at 4:00PM in room 67-442.

Organized by: Jorgen Rasmussen, Masoud Kamgarpour, Travis Scrimshaw, Ole Warnaar.

Date | Speaker | Topic |
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August 2 | Ole Warnaar | Introduction and overview |

August 9 | Zhao ("Paige") | Introduction to the symmetric group |

August 16 | Bryce | Representation theory of the symmetric group |

August 23 | Bryce | Representation theory of the symmetric group (Pt. 2) |

August 30 | Edward | The RSK correspondence |

September 6 | Joe | Hecke algebras |

September 13 | Gav | The Temperley-Lieb algebra |

September 20 | Chris | Representations of the Temperley-Lieb algebra |

October 4 | Seamus | Kazhdan-Lusztig theory |

October 11 | Sinead | Kazhdan-Lusztig cells, cell modules, and RSK |

- Bruce Sagan,
*The Symmetric Group*. - James Humphreys,
*Reflection Groups and Coxeter Groups*. - Etingof
*et al.*,*Introduction to representation theory*.[Contains] an entertaining essay on creation of representation theory

— Masoud