Description
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) 
 
Go to day
  • Monday, 31 March 2014
    • 08:30 - 16:45
      • 08:30 Registration & Administrative formalities 1h30' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building, Lobby )
      • 10:15 Entanglement Entropy and Spacetime - Lecture 1 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: T. TAKAYANAGI (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan)
        Material: Presentation Video
      • 11:30 Holography and Integrability: Amplitudes and Wilson loops at Finite Coupling - Lecture 1 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: P. G. VIEIRA (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
      • 14:30 Entanglement Entropy and Spacetime - Lecture 2 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: T. TAKAYANAGI (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan)
        Material: Video
      • 15:45 Discussion 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
  • Tuesday, 1 April 2014
    • 09:00 - 19:30
      • 09:00 Holography and Integrability: Amplitudes and Wilson loops at Finite Coupling - Lecture 2 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: P. G. VIEIRA (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
        Material: Video
      • 10:15 Entanglement Entropy and Spacetime - Lecture 3 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: T. TAKAYANAGI (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan)
        Material: Video
      • 11:30 Holography and Integrability: Amplitudes and Wilson loops at Finite Coupling - Lecture 3 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: P. G. VIEIRA (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
      • 14:30 Entanglement Entropy and Spacetime - Lecture 4 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: T. TAKAYANAGI (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Japan)
        Material: Video
      • 15:45 Discussion 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
      • 17:30 Reception 2h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria )
  • Wednesday, 2 April 2014
    • 09:00 - 16:45
      • 09:00 Inflation - Lecture 1 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. ARKANI-HAMED (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 10:15 Holography and Integrability: Amplitudes and Wilson loops at Finite Coupling - Lecture 4 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: P. G. VIEIRA (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada)
        Material: Video
      • 11:30 Inflation - Lecture 2 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. ARKANI-HAMED (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
      • 14:30 SUSY Dynamics - Lecture 1 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. SEIBERG (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 15:45 Discussion 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
  • Thursday, 3 April 2014
    • 09:00 - 16:45
      • 09:00 Inflation - Lecture 3 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. ARKANI-HAMED (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 10:15 Inflation - Lecture 4 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. ARKANI-HAMED (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 11:30 SUSY Dynamics - Lecture 2 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. SEIBERG (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
      • 14:30 Inflation - Lecture 1 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: J. M. MALDACENA (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 15:45 ICTP Colloquium: Where are we heading? 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. SEIBERG (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
  • Friday, 4 April 2014
    • 09:00 - 16:45
      • 09:00 Inflation - Lecture 2 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: J. M. MALDACENA (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 10:15 SUSY Dynamics - Lecture 3 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. SEIBERG (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 11:30 Inflation - Lecture 3 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: J. M. MALDACENA (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch break 2h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
      • 14:30 Scattering Amplitudes in String Theory - Lecture 1 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. STIEBERGER (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat At Munchen, Germany)
        Material: Video
      • 15:45 Discussion 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
  • Saturday, 5 April 2014
    • 09:00 - 12:30
      • 09:00 Higher spin / CFT duality: the 3d/2d story - Lecture 1 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: M. R. GABERDIEL (Institut fur Teilchenphysik Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: Video
      • 10:15 SUSY Dynamics - Lecture 4 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: N. SEIBERG (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
      • 11:30 Inflation - Lecture 4 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: J. M. MALDACENA (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, U.S.A.)
        Material: Video
  • Monday, 7 April 2014
    • 09:00 - 16:45
      • 09:00 Higher spin / CFT duality: the 3d/2d story - Lecture 2 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: M. R. GABERDIEL (Institut fur Teilchenphysik Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: Video
      • 10:15 Scattering Amplitudes in String Theory - Lecture 2 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. STIEBERGER (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat At Munchen, Germany)
        Material: Video
      • 11:30 Higher spin / CFT duality: the 3d/2d story - Lecture 3 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: M. R. GABERDIEL (Institut fur Teilchenphysik Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: Video
      • 14:30 Scattering Amplitudes in String Theory - Lecture 3 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. STIEBERGER (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat At Munchen, Germany)
        Material: Video
      • 15:45 Discussion 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
  • Tuesday, 8 April 2014
    • 10:15 - 12:30
      • 10:15 Higher spin / CFT duality: the 3d/2d story - Lecture 4 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: M. R. GABERDIEL (Institut fur Teilchenphysik Zurich, Switzerland)
        Material: Video
      • 11:30 Scattering Amplitudes in String Theory - Lecture 4 1h0' ( Leonardo da Vinci Building Main Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: S. STIEBERGER (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat At Munchen, Germany)
        Material: Video