ESF School in High Energy Physics and Astrophysics
Cargèse Summer School, June 16 to June 28, 2008
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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 16 - June 28, 2008

Theory and Particle Physics: the LHC perspective and beyond

organized by :

L. Baulieu (LPTHE and Univ. Paris 6),   J. de Boer (Amsterdam)   M. Douglas (Rutgers and IHES)
E. Rabinovici (Hebrew U.) P. Vanhove (SPhT Saclay),
P. Windey (LPTHE and Univ. Paris 6)

Supported by ESF and CERN within the framework of the ESF Research Conferences Scheme
for a series of Summer Schools in High Energy Physics and Astrophysics, and by the Formation Permanente of CNRS.

This school belongs to a set of a ESFSI series of Summer Schools in High Energy Physics and Astrophysics. It is supported by ESF and CERN.
It will consist of introductory and advanced lectures as well as seminars by participants on the following topics:

Lectures Topics: AdS/QCD, Cosmic Strings, Supersymmetry phenomenology, Integrability in Gauge Theory, String thermodynamics, Black Holes entropy, Extra dimensions and Beyond the standard model physics.

Speakers will include :

N. Arkani-hamed (Harvard),  T. Banks (UCSC),  J. Barbon (IFT), 
M. Dine (UCSC),  A. Giveon (Hebrew Univ.),  G. Moore* (Rutgers), 
R. Myers (Perimeter Institute),  M. Sakellariadou (King's College),  M. Staudacher (MPI-Golm), 
A. Strominger (Harvard),  A. Sen (Harish-Chandra Res. Inst.),  D. Son (Univ. Washington), 
L. Randall (Harvard),  S. Thomas (Rutgers)

* to be confirmed

Location :

The ESFSI 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, 2008.
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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