Seminars & workshops

Besides being involved in the organisation of the joint Belgian hep-th seminars, we organise local seminars, advanced lecture series and thematic or generic journal clubs. Moreover, we regularly organise international workshops in Mons and host international visitors.


Selected recent workshops:

The full list of workshops organised by the unit is available here.

  • Mirian Tsulaia (OIST, Okinawa) | Massive Higher Spins and Black Hole Interactions | 28 May 2024
  • Kristiansen Lara (CECs, Valdivia) | Integrable Systems and spacetime dynamics | 26 October 2023
  • Anders Bengtsson (University of Borås) | Archaeology of Higher Spin: A research program in itself | 26 October 2023
  • Athanasios Chatzistavrakidis (Boskovic Institute, Zagreb) | Graded Generalised Geometry for Gauge and Gravity theories | 9 October 2023

The abstracts and the seminars of the previous years are available here.

Long-term visitors:

  • Marios Petropoulos (École polytecnique, France), May-September 2024
  • Matthieu Vilatte (École polytecnique, France and Aristotle U. of Thessaloniki, Greece), June 2024

Short-term visitors:

  • Xavier Bekaert (U. Tours, France), 10-14 June 2024
  • Mirian Tsulaia (OIST, Japan), 21-31 May 2024
  • Sylvain Lavau (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia), 22-26 April, 2024
  • Tim Adamo (Edinburgh University, United Kingdom), 23-26 April, 2024
  • Kurt Hinterbichler (Case Western Reserve University, United States), 11-16 December 2023
  • Anders Bengtsson (University of Borås, Sweden), 23-27 October 2023
  • Athanasios Chatzistavrakidis (Boskovic Institute Zagreb, Croatia), 9-13 October 2023


Older seminars are listed here, while you can find a list of previous scientific visits here. Between 2020 and 2022 we also contributed to the organisation of the Higher Spin Gravity online-club.