The SFB/transregio 7 and the department of gravitation of the university of Jena are hosting a colloquium on October 23rd / 24th 2008 and a further talk on the 22nd in honour of Reinhard Meinel's 50th birthday.


Wednesday, Oct 22nd
(Abbeanum, HS3)
16:15 - 17:15 Jörg Hennig, Golm, Germany
A fully pseudospectral scheme for solving singular hyperbolic equations
Thursday, Oct 23rd
(Helmholtzweg 5, HS 2)
14:30 - 15:00 John L. Friedman, Milwaukee, U.S.A.
Compact binaries and the equation of state of neutron-star matter
15:00 - 15:30
Nikolaos Stergioulas, Thessaloniki, Greece
Alfvén QPOs in magnetars
15:30 - 16:00
Marcus Ansorg, Golm, Germany
The inner Cauchy horizon of axisymmetric and stationary black holes with surrounding matter
16:00 - 16:30
Brandon Carter, Paris-Meudon, France
Vortons: the thin ring limit
Friday, Oct 24th
(Helmholtzweg 5, HS 2)
10:00 - 10:30 Friedrich Hehl, Cologne, Germany
A relativistic 4-dimensional pseudoscalar modulus of the magnetoelectric chromium sesquioxide
10:30 - 11:00 Piotr T. Chruściel, Oxford, U.K.
Boundary conditions for stationary axisymmetric black holes
11:00 - 11:40   Coffee (Abbeanum)
11:40 - 12:10 Bernd G. Schmidt, Golm, Germany
A positive-negative mass system
12:10 - 12:30 Gernot Neugebauer, Jena, Germany
A portrait of Reinhard Meinel
12:30 - 13:00 Gernot Neugebauer, Jena, Germany
Portraits of relativistic figures of equilibrium