LACES 2020

Lezioni avanzate di Campi E Stringhe

Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics, Arcetri  Italy
November, 30th - December, 18th

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The aim of the school is to bring together PhD students with interests in Gauge and String Theory, and help them building a solid and specialised background on recent developments in Theoretical Physics.
The school is open up to 60 selected PhD students. Application to the School and for financial support is open, and should be done through the registration page.
The courses will be officially part of the Italian Ph.D. training program for the universities that have joined the initiative. For this purpose there will be the possibility of a final exam with the lecturers.
The topics covered this year include:

Supersymmetric Quantum Field Theories
Holography and Quantum Information
Superstring Theory
Geometry and Compactifications

Lecturers include:

Alice Bernamonti,  Jan de Boer,  Carlo Maccaferri,  Sara Pasquetti,  Alessandro Tomasiello.


Important Notice:

The spread of the coronavirus has changed our everyday lives. As many travel restrictions are still in place, the situation remains unpredictable.

If conditions permit, the school will be held in person, with a reduced number of participants (about 30) attending the lectures. The GGI will implement social distancing both in classes and in offices. The institute will also provide surgical masks for all the participants. All the common areas will be periodically sanitized and endowed with disinfectant dispensers. We shall also select additional 20/25 applicants, who will be able to attend the school as a virtual event through an interactive platform. If, on the other hand, the conditions do not allow for the lectures to take place in person, the school will be held entirely online.

Students are invited to indicate whether they would prefer to travel to Florence or participate via an online platform when they register.

Consult this webpage periodically to be informed of any change in the situation. See this link for updates on the regulations for travelling to Italy.
Alice Bernamonti
Davide Cassani
Carlo Maccaferri
Sara Pasquetti
Annalisa Anichini
Alessandra Gentili
Mauro Morandini
Mirella Ridi
Computer assistance:
Alessio Attardi
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