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: 
 
Dynamics of Supersymmetric Theories 
Entanglement Entropy and Holography 
Integrability in N=4 Yang-Mills Theory 
Higher Spins and Holography 
Physics of Black-Holes 
Scattering Amplitudes in Field- and String-Theory 
 
LECTURERS INCLUDE: 
 
 
N. ARKANI-HAMED 
(IAS, Princeton) 
 
M. GABERDIEL 
(ETH, Zurich) 
 
J. MALDACENA 
(IAS Princeton) 
 
N. SEIBERG 
(IAS Princeton) 
 
S. STIEBERGER 
(Max-Planck-Institut, Munich) 
 
T. TAKAYANAGI 
(Kyoto University) 
 
P. VIEIRA 
(Perimeter Institute, Waterloo) 
 
Starts 31 Mar 2014
Ends 8 Apr 2014
Europe/Rome
ICTP
Leonardo Building (Main Lecture Hall)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)

Organizers

N. Arkani-Hamed (IAS, Princeton), E. Gava (INFN, Trieste), R. Gopakumar (HRI, Allahabad), K. S. Narain (ICTP, Trieste), S. Randjbar-Daemi (ICTP, Trieste).
ICTP Local Organizer: K. S. Narain

Co-sponsors