Cargèse Summer School, June 4 to June 16, 2012
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Centre National de la Recherche acientifique-Université de Corte-Université de Nice-Sophia-Antipolis


ESF School in High Energy Physics and Astrophysics

June 4 - June 16, 2012

Gauge Theory and String Theory

organized by :

L. Baulieu (LPTHE and Univ. Paris 6),   K. Benakli (LPTHE and Univ. Paris 6) J. de Boer (Amsterdam)   M. Douglas (Stony Brook)
E. Rabinovici (Hebrew U.) P. Vanhove (IPhT Saclay and IHES),

Supported by CERN, CNRS and FOM

This school is supported by the research programme of the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), which is part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the CERN, and by the Formation Permanente of CNRS.
It will consist of introductory and advanced lectures as well as seminars by participants on the following topics:

Lectures Topics: Amplitude computations, Supersymmetric Gauge Theories, Integrability, Supergravity, Cosmology.

Speakers will include :

N. Arkani-hamed (IAS),  T. Banks (UCSC),  Z. Bern (UCLA),  E. Bergshoeff (Groningen),  H. Elvang (Michigan),  M. Gaberdiel (ETH), 
S. Grushevsky (Stony Brook),  A. Hanany (Imperial College),  R. Janik (Cracow),  Z. Komardogski (IAS and Weizmann Institute), 
S. Minwalla (TIFR),  K. Schalm (Leiden),  A. Strominger (Harvard),  S. Vandoren (Utrecht)

Location :

The school will be held at the Institut d'Études Scientifiques de Cargèse. Cargèse is a pleasant village of considerable charm and historic interest
located 50 km north of Ajaccio, on the west coast of Corsica (France). The Institute is located 2 kms south of the village.

Applications :

The school will be open by invitation only to approximately 65 participants. Applications should be made through the web form before March 15, 2012.
Junior applicants should arrange for a letter of recommendation to be sent by e-mail at before the above deadline.
Participants are expected to cover their own travel. The cost of the school, including half board and registration fees, will be 750 Euros (see the registration web-form for more details and the different options). Some funding will be available upon specific request.


Practical information can be found here . Further details will be communicated soon.

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