Starts 16 Mar 2017
Ends 24 Mar 2017
Central European Time
ICTP
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
ICTP's annual Spring School on Superstring Theory and Related Topics provides pedagogical treatment of these subjects through lectures by some of the world's top string theorists.  The activity is intended for theoretical physicists or mathematicians with knowledge of quantum field theory, general relativity and string theory.  It is organized in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP) and the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN).


Topics:
 
  • The Field Theory of Hydrodynamics
  • Stringy Aspects of Gravitational Scattering
  • Dualities in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Quantum Field Theory in 2+1 Dimensions
  • Physics and Mathematics of Scattering Amplitudes
  • Fundamentals of Quantum Entanglement
  • High Energy Physics and the Precision Frontier
  • Mellin Space Approach to Conformal Bootstrap


Lecturers:

N. ARKANI-HAMED, IAS Princeton
R. D'AGNOLO, EPFL Lausanne
H. OOGURI, Caltech & Tokyo U. IPMU
M. RANGAMANI, UC Davis
N. SEIBERG, IAS Princeton
A. SINHA, IISc Bangalore
M. SPRADLIN, Brown University
A. VISHWANATH, Harvard University
A. ZHIBOEDOV, Harvard University

Organizers

N. Arkani-Hamed (IAS, Princeton), A. Dabholkar (ICTP, Trieste & Sorbonne Universités, Paris), E. Gava (INFN, Trieste), R. Gopakumar (ICTS-TIFR, Bengaluru), Local Organiser: K.S. Narain

Co-sponsors