Cargèse Summer Institute
June 13 to June 25, 2016
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Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Université de Corte-Université de Nice-Sophia-Antipolis


June 13 - June 25, 2016

Quantum Gravity, Cosmology and Particle Physics 

L. Baulieu
(LPTHE and Sorbonne Universities), J. de Boer (U. Amsterdam), E. Rabinovici (Hebrew U.)

Scientific committee:
K. Benakli
, S. El Showk, N. Halmagyi (LPTHE and Sorbonne Universities),
A. Ceresole (U. Torino and INFN), Y. Lozana (U. Oviedo), Z. Komargodski (Weizmann)

Administrative Organiser: E. Gianolio (CERN), F. Crespi (Milano Bicocca)

Supported by CERN, COST, ERC, ILP and Region Corse

This institute is supported by CERN, COST, ILP (Institut Lagrange de Paris) and ERC-STG grant number 335182. It will consist of introductory and advanced lectures as well as seminars by participants.

Lecture Topics: Quantum Gravity, String Theory, Supersymmetric Theories, Black Holes, Conformal Field Theory, Cosmology, and Holography.

Speakers will include :
L. Anderson (Virginia Tech),  N. Arkani-Hamed (IAS),  F. Benini (Imperial),  D. Green (U. Toronto),  Z. Komargodski (Weizmann),  J. Maldacena (IAS),  E. Martinec (U. Chicago),  S. Mukhanov (LMU Munich),  K. Papadodimas (U. Gronigen and CERN),  S. Pasquetti (U. Surrey),  J. Penedones (EPFL),  A. Sen (HRI),  S. Shenker (Stanford),  A. Strominger (Harvard) 

Location :

The institute will be held at the Institut d'?tudes Scientifiques de Carg?se. Carg?se 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 km south of the village.

Applications :
The institute will be open by invitation only to approximately 65 participants. Applications should be made through the web form (coming soon) before March 30, 2016. Junior applicants should arrange for a letter of recommendation to be submitted before the above deadline. Participants are expected to cover their own travel. The cost of the institute, including half board and registration fees, will be 750 Euros. Some funding will be available upon specific request.

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