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Simone Speziale is teaching an introductory course on LQG, and Perimeter has the videos online.

Lecture #1, 5 February:

http://pirsa.org/08020008/

Lecture #2, 7 February:

http://pirsa.org/08020012/

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Lee Smolin is giving a more advanced QG course and there are about eight lectures online so far.

Lecture 1

http://pirsa.org/08010033/

Lecture 2A

http://pirsa.org/08010034/

Lecture 2B

http://pirsa.org/08010040/

Lecture 3A

http://pirsa.org/08010035/

Lecture 3B

http://pirsa.org/08010041/

Lecture 4

http://pirsa.org/08010036/

Lecture 5A

http://pirsa.org/08020024/

Lecture 5B

http://pirsa.org/08020029/

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Kirill Krasnov has given a talk on SELF DUAL GRAVITY at the ILQGS, for which the slides are available.

http://relativity.phys.lsu.edu/ilqgs/krasnov020508.pdf

Here is the Spring 2008 schedule for the ILQGS

http://relativity.phys.lsu.edu/ilqgs/schedulesp08.html

Jan 22

Feb 5

Feb 19

Mar 11 TBA

Mar 25

Apr 8 TBA

Apr 22

May 6

For more information and links here is the main ILQGS page:

http://relativity.phys.lsu.edu/ilqgs/

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Yidun Wan's seminar on network braid matter states

http://pirsa.org/08010044/

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Renate Loll's group has recently posted two papers applying CDT (causal dynamical triangulations) to non-critical string (field) theory. "Extra dimensions" are not required in this approach.

Lecture #1, 5 February:

http://pirsa.org/08020008/

Lecture #2, 7 February:

http://pirsa.org/08020012/

=====================

Lee Smolin is giving a more advanced QG course and there are about eight lectures online so far.

Lecture 1

http://pirsa.org/08010033/

Lecture 2A

http://pirsa.org/08010034/

Lecture 2B

http://pirsa.org/08010040/

Lecture 3A

http://pirsa.org/08010035/

Lecture 3B

http://pirsa.org/08010041/

Lecture 4

http://pirsa.org/08010036/

Lecture 5A

http://pirsa.org/08020024/

Lecture 5B

http://pirsa.org/08020029/

==================

Kirill Krasnov has given a talk on SELF DUAL GRAVITY at the ILQGS, for which the slides are available.

http://relativity.phys.lsu.edu/ilqgs/krasnov020508.pdf

Here is the Spring 2008 schedule for the ILQGS

http://relativity.phys.lsu.edu/ilqgs/schedulesp08.html

Jan 22

**Quantum gravity and the information loss problem**Madhavan Varadarajan Raman Research InstituteFeb 5

**Self Dual Gravity**Kirill Krasnov University of NottinghamFeb 19

**Improved effective equations in loop quantum cosmology**Victor Taveras PennStateMar 11 TBA

Mar 25

**Manifestly gauge invariant relativistic perturbation theory**Kristina Giesel AEIApr 8 TBA

Apr 22

**New developements in the definition of the spinfoam vertex, and the loop-spinfoam relation**Carlo Rovelli MarseilleMay 6

**QFT in Cosmological Space Times from LQC**Speaker TBAFor more information and links here is the main ILQGS page:

http://relativity.phys.lsu.edu/ilqgs/

==================

Yidun Wan's seminar on network braid matter states

http://pirsa.org/08010044/

==================

Renate Loll's group has recently posted two papers applying CDT (causal dynamical triangulations) to non-critical string (field) theory. "Extra dimensions" are not required in this approach.

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