The 100th anniversary of Einstein's field equations
November 30 – December 2, 2015 | Harnack House Berlin
The year 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Einstein's field equations. To celebrate this event, the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (or Albert Einstein Institute) will host a conference during the week of November 30, 2015, exactly one hundred years after the publication of Einstein's paper. The conference will take place in the recently renovated Harnack House in Berlin, where Albert Einstein regularly lectured between 1915 and 1931.
The first two days of the conference (Monday November 30 and Tuesday December 1) will be devoted to a review of recent developments in and future perspectives for General Relativity and its connections to particle physics, cosmology and astrophysics. The third day (Wednesday December 2) will be a joint event with the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, with talks on the past, present and future of General Relativity. On December 3-5 the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science will conclude the celebratory events with a workshop on the history of Einstein's theory.