IPM String School & Workshop

September 29 October 9, 2003

Caspian Sea, IRAN

( In Memory of  Freydoon  Mansouri )

Deadline for Applications: August 1st,  2003

Advisory Committee

  • F. Ardalan,  IPM & SUT
  • H. Arfaei,  IPM & SUT
  • J. Ellis, CERN
  • D. Gross, UCSB
  • F. Mansouri, U. Cincinnati
  • K. S. Narain, ICTP
  • S. Randjbar-Daemi, ICTP
  • L. Susskind, Stanford U.
  • C. Vafa,  Harvard
  • S. Wadia, TATA

Organizing Committee

  • M. Alishahiha, IPM
  • F. Ardalan, IPM & SUT
  • V. Balasubramanian, U. Penn
  • A. Lawrence, Brandeis U.
  • S. Parvizi, IPM

 Sponsors

  • PSI
  • APS - DPF
  • ICTP
  • ISMO
  • (Clay)

Lecturers

  •  I. Antoniadis, CERN

  • D. Gross*, UCSB

  • R. Gopakumar, Harish-Chandra

  • S. Kachru, SLAC

  • G. Mandal, TATA

  • S. Minwalla, Harvard

  • S. Mukhi, TATA  

*To be confirmed

  • K. S. Narain*, ICTP

  • S. Randjbar-Daemi*, ICTP

  • S. J. Rey, Seoul National U.

  • A. Sen,  Harish-Chandra

  • E. Silverstein, SLAC

  • L. Susskind, Stanford U.

  •  C. Vafa*, Harvard

  • S. Wadia, TATA

  Topics

  •  Non-perturbative aspect of SYM and Matrix model
  • String field theory
  • String theory and cosmology
  • String theory / Gauge theory dualities
  • String compactification with fluxes

The total fee including full board and lodging is US$300. A limited number of grants for local   expenses and travel fare, in particular for participants from developing countries, is available.

IPM String School & Workshop
IPM, P .O. Box 19395-5531,Tehran, Iran
E-mail: iss2003@theory.ipm.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 229 09 34, 228 06 92    Fax: +98 (21) 228 04 15

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