Amol Dighe (TIFR, India), Hyung Do Kim (Seoul National University, South Korea), Rajesh Gopakumar (HRI, India), Nakwoo Kim (Kyung Hee University South Korea), Hideo Kodama (Kyoto University Japan), Gautam Mandal (TIFR, India), Yasuhiro Okada (KEK, Japan), Sreerup Raychaudhuri (TIFR, India), Tarun Souradeep (IUCAA, India) and Tadashi Takayanagi (Kavli IPMU, Japan)
11 January 2010 to 20 January 2010
Fountain Hotel, Mahabaleswar

This School is being organized as a program of the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences of TIFR. It forms part of an ongoing series of Asian Winter schools organized jointly by China, India, Japan and Korea. The previous Schools were held in Korea, Japan and China. The current school combines with the 4th edition of the Asian Schools on Particles, Strings and Cosmology held annually in Japan. The current school is also a joint APCTP-ICTS activity and replaces the 14th APCTP Winter School on String Theory.

The School will cover various areas in String Theory, High Energy Physics and Cosmology. The intended audience consists of senior graduate students as well as practicing researchers whose primary interest is in String Theory. The lectures will cover a selection of basic areas as well as advanced topics at the forefront of current research.

Details: Please check the updated list of participants. For schedule of talks and various other important information, please visit the details page.

Advisory Board

David Gross (KITP, USA)
Hirotaka Sugawara (Sokendai, Japan)
Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard U., USA)
Andrew Strominger (Harvard U., USA)

Steering Committee
Bum-Hoon Lee, Chair (Sogang U., Korea)
Sang Jin Sin (Hanyang U., Korea)
Soonkeon Nam (Kyung Hee U. , Korea)
Yoshihisa Kitazawa (KEK, Japan)
Tamiaki Yoneya (U. of Tokyo, Japan)
Ashoke Sen (Harish Chandra Research Institute, India)
Spenta Wadia (TIFR, India)
Miao Li (ITP, China)
Jianxin Lu (U. of Sci. and Tech., China)

Scientific Director: Gautam Mandal (TIFR, India)

Overall Director : Spenta R. Wadia (TIFR, India)


For Schedule of Lectures please see the TALKS page.
For downloading Postdocs' Talks please click here.

Notice: Registration is now closed for new applicants. Registered participants will start receiving registration numbers and access keys starting October 5, 2009.

Transport on arrival: Buses will be provided to participants from Mumbai to Fountain Hotel in Mahabaleswar on January 10, 2010 (one in the morning and one in the afternoon or evening, depending on details of arrival times of participants). We will also have a limited arrangement for additional transport. There are also various modes of public transport, e.g. see here, or here. For information on taxis and private transport, see, e.g. here(we will keep updating this link).

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