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"String Theory, Geometry, and Mathematical Physics"

4-8 January 2012, Physics Department, Oxford University

Course Lecturers:

Bertrand Duplantier (Institut de Physique Theorique, Saclay, France): Schramm-Loewner Evolution, Liouville quantum gravity and the KPZ relation
Nigel Hitchin (Mathematical Institute, Oxford, UK): Hyperkähler and Quaternionic Kähler geometry
Hirosi Ooguri (Caltech, USA): Topological String Theory

Guest Lecturers:

Fernando Alday (Mathematical Institute, Oxford, UK): Local and non-local observables in N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory
Andreas Fring (City University, London, UK): Introduction to non-Hermitian Hamiltonian systems with PT symmetry with applications to integrable models
Nikolay Gromov (King's College, London, UK): Application of methods of integrable models in AdS/CFT correspondence
Amihay Hanany (Imperial College, London, UK): Hilbert Series and Supersymmetric Gauge Theories
Hirotaka Irie (NCTS, Taiwan): Stokes phenomena and quantum integrability in the multi-cut matrix models

Student Lecturers:

Makiko Mase (Tokyo Metropolitan University): Families of K3 surfaces in the smooth Fano 3-folds
Mathew Bullimore (Oxford, Theoretical Physics): Descent Equations for Superamplitudes
Tim Adamo (Oxford, Math Institute): Correlation functions, Wilson loops, and local operators

Organizing Committee:

John Cardy (Oxford University)
Martin Guest (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Sergei Ketov (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Andre Lukas (Oxford University)
Yoshiaki Maeda (Keio University)
Andrei Starinets (Oxford University)
 
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