Starts 24 Aug 2020
Ends 4 Sep 2020
Central European Time
Zoom Meeting
 

*** VIRTUAL on ZOOM ***

 



The 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.


LECTURERS include:

Ahmed Almheiri (IAS, Princeton)
Horacio Casini (Centro Atomico Bariloche)
Clay Córdova (University of Chicago)
Atish Dabholkar (ICTP)
Zohar Komargodski (Stony Brook & Weizman Institute)
Pavel Putrov (ICTP)
Douglas Stanford (Stanford)
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
  • Mock modularity in physics
  • Fun in Two Space-Time Dimensions
**DEADLINE: 31/07/2020**

Organizers

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

Co-sponsors