Scientific Calendar Event

Starts 28 Mar 2019
Ends 5 Apr 2019
Central European Time
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
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 Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP) and the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN).

TOPICS include:
  • Black Holes and Quantum Information
  • Four-dimensional Supersymmetric Dynamics from Six Dimensions
  • Dynamics of Quantum Fields in Three and Four Dimensions
  • The Chiral Algebra Program for Four-dimensional SCFTs
  • Quantum Entanglement and Holography
  • Weak Gravity Conjecture

LECTURERS include:

Zohar Komargodski (Stony Brook)
Kyriakos Papadodimas (ICTP)
Leonardo Rastelli (Stony Brook)
Shlomo Razamat (Technion)
Matt Reece (Harvard)
Tadashi Takayanagi (Yukawa Institute)

There is no registration fee for this activity.



E. Gava (INFN, Trieste), V. Hubeny (UC Davis), Z. Komargodski (Stony Brook), K.S. Narain (ICTP), Local Organiser: Atish Dabholkar