Event at Galileo Galilei Institute


SFT 2024 - Lectures on Statistical Field Theories

Feb 05, 2024 - Feb 16, 2024

Apply (deadline: Nov 15, 2023 )
Note: you are applying after the deadline

The aim of the school is to bring together PhD students with interests in low-dimensional quantum field theory, conformal field theory and integrable models, and their applications to statistical mechanics and condensed matter systems, and to help them building a solid and specialized background on these subjects. The school provides sets of postgraduate lectures covering introductory topics as well as recent developments.

Lectures will be scheduled four hours each morning, for a total amount of forty hours, over two weeks. Presentations will be given at the blackboard. The afternoon will be devoted to exercises, study, and discussions with lecturers and senior participants. A desk and standard research facilities will be provided to all participants.

The school can admit up to forty participants. Accommodation for two weeks in shared rooms will be provided for a total price of about 500 €. Financial support for this accommodation may be provided, upon request.

Admitted participants will be contacted by GGI secretariat at the end of December.

The courses can be included in the the Ph.D. curricula of Italian Universities and abroad. If necessary, exams on the courses can be taken.


Dmitry Abanin (Princeton University): Thermalization and its breakdown: mechanisms and applications
Andrea Cappelli (INFN, Florence): Quantum field theory anomalies in condensed matter physics
Cristiane de Morais Smith (Utrecht University): An introduction to open quantum systems
Gregory Schehr (LPTHE, Sorbonne Université, Paris): An introduction to random matrices
Peter Zoller (ITP and IQOQI, Innsbruck): Quantum simulation with atoms and ions

Previous editions

Pasquale Calabrese (SISSA, Trieste)
Jerome Dubail (University of Lorraine, Nancy)
Fabian Essler (University of Oxford)
Cristiane de Morais Smith (University of Utrecht)
Andrea Trombettoni (University of Trieste)
Jacopo Viti (INFN, Florence)

Advisory board
Denis Bernard (ENS, Paris)
Andrea Cappelli (INFN, Florence)
Filippo Colomo (INFN, Florence)
Giuseppe Mussardo (SISSA, Trieste)

Local organizer
Andrea Cappelli, Filippo Colomo