### 30.03.2016 (Wednesday)

#### On Killing superalgebras and filtered deformations

Exceptional Seminar Andrea Santi (University of Edinburgh, Marie-Curie INdAM)

 at: 13:15 KCLroom K4.31 abstract: I will present ongoing work with J. Figueroa-O’Farrill and P. de Medeiros on the algebraic structure of Lie superalgebras $g = g_0 \oplus g_1$ generated by Killing spinors. I will explain how any $g$ can be regarded as an appropriate deformation of a subalgebra of the Poincaré superalgebra and discuss applications to the classification of supersymmetric supergravity backgrounds and the geometries admitting rigidly supersymmetric field theories.