Starts 26 Mar 2020
Ends 3 Apr 2020
Central European Time
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 Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN).

LECTURERS include:

Ahmed Almheiri (IAS)
Horacio Casini (Centro Atomico Bariloche)
Clay Córdova (University of Chicago)
Douglas Stanford (Inst. Advanced Study, Princeton)
Mithat Ünsal (North Carolina State University)

TOPICS include:
  • Quantum information and black holes
  • Entanglement and quantum field theory
  • Anomalies in quantum field theory
  • Semiclassical dynamics and resurgence

During the School, the ICTP Prize Award Ceremony will take place to honor the contributions of Basudeb Dasgupta (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India) and Suvrat Raju (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru).

NOTE: The deadline for requesting funding was 1 January 2020. Should you still wish to request participation,  without funding and don't need a Visa to enter Italy, please do so (Apply here) by 1 March 2020.

There is no registration fee for this activity.
**DEADLINE: 01/03/2020**


A. Dabholkar (ICTP), E. Gava (ICTP and INFN), V. Hubeny (UC Davis), Z. Komargodski (Stony Brook & Weizman Institute), K.S. Narain (ICTP), Local Organiser: K. Papadodimas