Gauge theory and boundaries: a complicated relationship

I argue that we do not understand gauge theory as well as we think when boundaries are present. I will briefly explain the conceptual and technical issues that arise at the boundary.  I will then propose a tentative resolution, which requires us to think of theories not in spacetime, but in field-space. 

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Seminar
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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00
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Space Room
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400