Starts 26 Mar 2020
Ends 3 Apr 2020
Central European Time
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
Note: ICTP has suspended all educational activities from 24 February up to 15 May as precautionary measures due to COVID-19; more details at

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).
**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