SwissMAP Perspectives Journal 2021

Geneva, Switzerland

img_news_1We are pleased to announce that our annual SwissMAP Perspectives Journal is now out and contains many interesting articles amongst which: an interview with the first recipients of the SwissMAP Innovator Prize, the latest updates on the SRS and the ICMP, as well as highlights about SwissMAP collaborations. More »

SRS 2022 Scientific Program & Call for 2023 Events

Geneva, Switzerland

img_news_1The SRS 2022 Scientific Program has now been finalized and includes seven Winter and seven Summer events touching upon a wide range of topics in mathematical physics. The call for 2023 events is open until September 30, 2021. More »

Low Dimensional Quantum Many Body Systems Workshop (July 12-16)

Heidelberg, Germany

img_news_1The workshop will gather senior and young researchers in the field, to discuss the state of the art and future perspectives of current theoretical approaches. Our postdoc member Nicolò Defenu (ETH Zurich, GM Graf’s group) is in the organizing committee. More »

Tribune de Genève Article

Genève, Switzerland

img_news_1Tribune de Genève article on the "Dive into the infinite world of FRACTALES" exhibition opening. (FR) Le public est invité à plonger dans l’univers des fractales.More »

Can we imagine a world without maths?

Geneva, Switzerland

img_news_1As today 12th May, we are celebrating women in mathematics, we wanted to share some of the questions which were asked by 7-10 year olds to Shaula Fiorelli, head of the Mathscope, during the classroom visits earlier this year for the International Women and Girls in Science Day. More »

"Higher Structures in QFT and String Theory" - Registration deadline 12th June


img_news_1This conference aims at bringing together young people pursuing research at the intersection of theoretical and mathematical physics. Registration is open until 12.06.2021. More »

Nicolas Gisin (UNIGE) enters the Larousse

Geneva, Switzerland

img_news_1Internationally recognized for his work on teleportation and quantum cryptography and founder of ID Quantique, our member Nicolas Gisin (UNIGE) enters the Larousse without knowing it. The new edition of the dictionary adds only one word and one personality from Switzerland to its pages. More »



img_events_6SwissMAP #NCCRWomen campaign videos

We are happy to present the SwissMAP videos for the #NCCRWomen campaign. The videos will promote our fields of research amongst girls of school and undergraduate age to show the day to day life of a scientist and will be available through YouTube and Instagram.
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Weronika Czerniawska, mathematician at UNIGE

Geneva, Switzerland

img_news_1Meet Weronika Czerniawska mathematician and postdoctoral researcher working in the NCCR SwissMAP Geometry, Topology and Physics project (UNIGE, G. Mikhalkin's Group). Weronika is interested in particular in connections between Adelic geometry and Arakelov geometry. Video »

Alba Grassi, mathematical physicist at CERN & UNIGE

Geneva, Switzerland

img_news_1Meet Alba Grassi (CERN and UNIGE) mathematical physicist and Professor working in the NCCR SwissMAP String Theory, Field Theory and Geometry, Topology and Physics projects. Alba in interested in String theory, quantum field theory, mathematical physics. Video »

Nuriya Nurgalieva, physicist at ETH Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

img_news_1Meet Nuriya Nurgalieva, a physicist and PhD student working in the NCCR SwissMAP Quantum Systems project (ETH Zurich, R. Renner's Group). Nuriya’s current research interests are in the areas of quantum information and quantum foundations. Video »

Elise Raphael, mathematician & Science Officer at the University of Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland

img_news_1Meet Elise Raphael, mathematician and SwissMAP Science Officer at the University of Geneva. Elise is currently involved in the creation of the SwissMAP Research Station and also teaches and participates in outreach programs. Video »

Chiara Saffirio, mathematician at the University of Basel

Basel, Switzerland

img_news_1Meet Chiara Saffirio (UniBas) mathematician and Professor working in the NCCR SwissMAP Quantum Systems. Chiara’s research focuses on Mathematical Physics and Analysis. Video »




An Operator Product Expansion for Form Factors II. Born level

Amit Sever, Alexander G. Tumanov, Matthias Wilhelm

arXiv:2105.13367 More »


Genuine network quantum nonlocality and self-testing

Ivan Šupić, Jean-Daniel Bancal, Yu Cai, Nicolas Brunner

arXiv:2105.12341 More »


On the cost of the bubble set for random interlacements

Alain-Sol Sznitman

arXiv:2105.12110 More »


From operator statistics to wormholes

Alexander Altland, Dmitry Bagrets, Pranjal Nayak, Julian Sonner, Manuel Vielma

arXiv:2105.12129 More »


Absorption spectroscopy of quantum black holes with gravitational waves

Ivan Agullo, Vitor Cardoso, Adrián del Rio, Michele Maggiore, Jorge Pullin

arXiv:2105.11380 More »


Quantitative weak mixing for interval exchange transformations

Artur Avila, Giovanni Forni, Pedram Safaee

arXiv:2105.10547 More »


The Worldsheet Dual of Free Super Yang-Mills in 4D

Matthias R. Gaberdiel, Rajesh Gopakumar

arXiv:2105.10496 More »


Full network nonlocality

Alejandro Pozas-Kerstjens, Nicolas Gisin, Armin Tavakoli

arXiv:2105.09325 More »


Infraparticle states in the massless Nelson model -- revisited

Vincent Beaud, Wojciech Dybalski, Gian Michele Graf

arXiv:2105.05723 More »


Broken Pencils and Moving Rulers: After an unpublished book by Mitchell Feigenbaum

Jean-Pierre Eckmann

arXiv:2105.06290 More »


Exact WKB methods in SU(2) N_f=1

Alba Grassi, Qianyu Hao, Andrew Neitzke

arXiv:2105.03777 More »


Kerler-Lyubashenko Functors on 4-Dimensional 2-Handlebodies

Anna Beliakova, Marco De Renzi

arXiv:2105.02789 More »


Quantum speed-up in collisional battery charging

Stella Seah, Martí Perarnau-Llobet, Géraldine Haack, Nicolas Brunner, Stefan Nimmrichter

arXiv:2105.01863 More »



Higher Structures in QFT and String Theory - A Virtual Conference for Junior Researchers

12/07/2021 - 16/07/2021
Online - Switzerland

img_events_10The conference aims at bringing together young people pursuing research at the intersection of theoretical and mathematical physics. The talks will take place on Zoom, and will be followed by extended coffee breaks on - a virtual platform for social interactions and scientific discussions.More »

Summer School on Current Topics in Mathematical Physics

19/07/2021 - 23/07/2021
Zurich - Switzerland

img_events_10This event is a satellite meeting of the International Congress of Mathematical Physics (CICG Geneva, August 2-7) and will take place just ahead of the Young Researchers Symposium (University of Geneva, July 29-31).More »

Topological phases of matter

25/07/2021 - 28/07/2021
Leysin - Switzerland

img_events_10The event is a Satellite Meeting of the International Congress of Mathematical Physics ICMP (Geneva, August 2-7) and will take place just ahead of the Young Researchers Symposium (July 29-31). More »

Gauge/Gravity Duality

26/07/2021 - 30/07/2021
Geneva - Switzerland

img_events_10 The conference has been postponed to July 26 - 30, 2021 to be held again at CERN. Gauge/Gravity Duality has established itself as a significant link between gravitation and quantum field theory. More »

Exhibitions - DIVE into the infinite world of FRACTALS

16/05/2021 to 30/7/2021
Geneva - Switzerland

img_events_10 Participate in building the first ever Level 3 Menger Sponge in Switzerland! This Interactive exhibition will take place at UNIGE's Uni Carl Vogt, 66 bd Carl-Vogt. Interactive exhibition on fractals is opened to the general public and classes.More »

Geneva to host ICMP 2021

29/07/2021 to 07/08/2021
Geneva - Switzerland

img_events_10 We are happy to announce that Geneva will be hosting the next International Congress of Mathematical Physics in 2021. The event is expected to attract around 800 participants from around the world. More »

SwissMAP Annual General Meeting

12/09/2021 to 15/09/2021
Les Diablerets - Switzerland

img_events_10 The next SwissMAP Annual General Meeting will take place in Les Diablerets from 12-15 September 2021. More information will be available nearer the date More »

Conference in honor of J.-P. Eckmann (UniGE)

07/06/2022 - 10/06/2022
Geneva - Switzerland

img_events_10The conference has been postponed to 2022, (previous dates: 22-25 June 2020 and 7-10 June 2021). This conference will bring together students and close collaborators of Jean-Pierre Eckmann on the occasion of his 50 years at the University of Geneva. More »


Online Events

img_events_6Our events are being held online

June 2021
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Online Sustainable HEP Workshop

28-30 June 2021

Sustainability is one of the key challenges of our time. The Sustainable High-Energy Physics (HEP) workshop aims at reflecting on and discussing our own future role in this situation. Our member Niklas Beisert (ETH Zurich) is part of the organizing committee. More »

Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar

Hosted by: University of Zurich

02.06.2021 - Speaker: Pablo Shmerkin (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella)
Title: Arithmetic and geometric properties of planar self-similar sets

Global Poisson Webinar series

Hosted by: University of Geneva

03/06/2021 - Speaker: Ana Balibanu (Harvard University)
Title: TBA

10/06/2021 - Speaker: Xiao-Jun Chen (Sichuan University)
Title: Batalin-Vilkovisky and gravity algebras on Poisson manifolds with semisimple modular symmetry

17/06/2021 - Speaker: Charlotte Kirchhoff-Lukat (KU Leuven)
Title: TBA

24/06/2021 - Speaker: Pedro Frejlich (UFRGS)
Title: TBA

[K-OS] Knot Online Seminar

Hosted by: University of Geneva

03/06/2021 - Speaker: Yuta Nozaki (Hiroshima University)
Title: Abelian quotients of the Y-filtration on the homology cylinders via the LMO functor

10/06/2021 - Speaker: Raphael Zentner (Universität Regensburg)
Title: Toroidal homology 3-spheres and SU(2)-representations

17/06/2021 - Speaker: Vincent Colin (Université de Nantes)
Title: TBA

24/06/2021 - Speaker: Christian Blanchet (Université de Paris)
Title: TBA