Starts 15 Nov 2010
Ends 20 Nov 2010
Central European Time
Trieste - Italy
The Aim of the activity is to provide pedagogical treatment of these subjects in the form of a series of lectures by individual speakers. The activity is intended for theoretical physicists or mathematicians with knowledge of quantum field theory, general relativity and string theory. TOPICS: • D-Brane Instantons • Wall Crossing • Entropy Enigmas • Precision counting • Black Holes and Attractors • Black Holes in AdS LECTURERS INCLUDE: R. Blumenhagen (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik) A. Dabholkar (LPTHE & TIFR) F. Larsen (University of Michigan) S. Minwalla (TIFR) J.F. Morales Morera (INFN Rome) B. Pioline (LPTHE)

Organizers

M. Bianchi (University of Rome "Tor Vergata"), S. Ferrara (CERN & INFN), E. Kiritsis (University of Crete), K. Narain (ICTP), S. Randjbar-Daemi (ICTP) and A. Sen (HRI)