Recent Trends in String Theory and Related Topics
8-11 May 2017 (18-21 Ordibehesht 96)
 IPM, Tehran, Iran


Welcome to the website of IPM workshop on “Recent trends in string theory and related topics”.

The purpose of this workshop is to gather researchers in selected areas of string theory and quantum gravity in order to share ideas and discuss recent developments.

This year, the workshop concentrates on the following topics:

·         - Geometric and quantum aspects of black holes

·         - Recent developments in holography

·         - Supergravity and its solutions

·         - Holographic entanglement

·         - Higher spins

          - Asymptotic and symplectic symmetries

List of invited speakers includes:


- Hamid Reza Afshar (IPM)

- Glenn Barnich (ULB, Belgium)

- Sadik Deger (Bogazici U., Turkey)

- Metin Gurses (Bilkent U., Turkey)

- Marc Henneaux (ULB, Belgium)

- Blagoje Oblak (ETH, Zurich, Switzerland )

- Augusto Sagnotti (Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy)

- Bayram Tekin (Middle East Tech. U., Turkey)

- Alessandro Tomasiello (U. di Milano, Italy)

We encourage researchers with interest in the above areas to join the program. Postdocs and PhD students are specially welcome. Accommodation is available at IPM guesthouse inside the campus. More information can be found in the registration section.

Registration deadline: 30 April 2017

This workshop is organized by IPM and sponsored by



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