Winter school "Partition Functions and Automorphic Forms"

Monday, January 29, 2018 (All day) to Friday, February 2, 2018 (All day)

The international winter school "Partition Functions and Automorphic Forms" organized by the Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, JINR (Dubna) and International Laboratory for Mirror Symmetry and Automorphic Forms, NRU HSE (Moscow) in the framework of the program DIAS-TH will be held in Dubna, Russia, from January 29 to February 2, 2018.

TOPICS

Hyperbolic Kac-Moody algebras and quantum gravity
Superconformal indices and instanton partition functions
Moonshine, Jacobi forms, elliptic genus, and string theory
Feynman integrals and modular functions
Theory and applications of the elliptic Painleve equation

The lectures will be supplemented by evening discussion sessions. Participants are encouraged to prepare short reports or posters about their recent work or PhD thesis project. PhD or master students and young postdocs are invited to apply for participation.

The deadline for submitting applications is December 20, 2017. Final announcement of the admittance is December 29, 2017.

The recommended arrival day is January 28, 2018, the departure day is February 3, 2018. Please see http://indico.jinr.ru/event/diastp/Winter2018 for details and registration.

Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics
BLTP JINR
141980 Dubna Russia
Russia