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Seminar Schedule

## Monday 9

** J.I.Latorre** (Univ. Barcelona)

**"Scheme independence"**, Seminar room, 11.15 h
** Andrei Slavnov ** (Steklov Math. Inst and Moscow Univ.)

**"Renormalization by enforcing a symmetry" **, Seminar room, 18.00 h

## Tuesday 10

** T. R. Morris** (Univ. Southampton)

**"QCD ERG"**, Seminar room, 12.30 h
** G. Sierra ** (CSIC)

**"Integrability and conformal symmetry in the BCS model" **, Seminar room, 18.30 h

## Wednsday 11

** J. Zinn-Justin ** (Saclay)

**"Bose-Einstein condensate in weakly interacting gases" **,
Seminar room, 18.30 h

## Thursday 12

** J. Gaite ** (Inst. Bioastrofísica)

**"Relative Entropy in Quantum Field Theory" **,
Seminar room, 12.00 h
** D. Espriu ** (Univ. Barcelona)

**"Strings and pions" **,
Seminar room, 12.45 h
** I. Shapiro ** (Univ. Zaragoza)

**"Anomaly-induced inflation and the need for the decoupling mechanism" **,
Seminar room, 18.00 h
** J. Soto ** (Univ. Barcelona)

**"Renormalizing the Lippmann-Schwinger equation for the one pion exchange potential" **,
Seminar room, 18.45 h

## Friday 13

** S. Forte ** (INFN, Univ. Roma 3)

**"Leading log resummation and the renormalization group" **,
Seminar room, 10.00 h

## Monday 16

**G. Gibbons ** (DAMTP, Univ. Cambridge)

**"Cohomogeneity one metrics of special holonomy"**, Seminar room, 15.15h

## Tuesday 17

**A. Polyakov ** (Princeton Univ.)

**"Gauge invariant words and the 5th dimension"**, Casa de la Cultura, 12.30h
**D. Kutasov ** (Univ. Chicago)

**"Little string theory and AdS_3"**, Seminar room, 18:30h

## Wednsday 18

**M. Berkooz **(Weizmann Institute of Science)

**"Giant gravitons in CFT"**, Seminar room, 12.30h
**T. Banks ** (U.C. Santa Cruz, Rutgers Univ.)

**"Holography and cosmology"**, Seminar room, 18:30h

## Thursday 19

**E. Rabinovici **(Racah Inst.)

**"Aspects of NCOS thermodynamics"**, Casa de Cultura, 12.30h
**A. Strominger **(Harvard)

**"The dS/CFT correspondence"**, Seminar room, 18:30h

## Friday 20

**M. Douglas **(Rutgers, IHES)

**"D-branes, derived categories and all that"**, Seminar room, 11:00h

## Monday 23

**Jaume Gomis **(Caltech)

**"Wrapped branes and exceptinal holonomy"**, Seminar room, 12:30h
**O. Aharony **(Weizmann I. of Sc.)

**"Multi-trace operators and non-local string theories"**,
Seminar room, 18:30h

## Tuesday 24

**C. Pope **(Texas A&M)

**"Deformed branes and special holonomy"**, Seminar room, 12:30h
**L. Rastelli **(Princeton)

**"Vacuum string field theory"**,
Seminar room, 18:30h

## Wednesday 25

**K. Skenderis **(Princeton)

**"Holographic Renormalization "**, Seminar room, 12:30h
**A. Karch **(MIT)

**"Open and Closed String Interpretation of SUSY CFT's
on Branes with Boundaries"**,
Seminar room, 18:30h

## Thursday 26

**I. Klebanov **(Princeton)

**"SUGRA dual of a cascading confining gauge theory"**,
Casa de la Cultura, 12:30h
**A. Uranga **(CERN)

**"Gauge theory model building with D-branes"**,
Seminar room, 18:30h