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Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolymbari, June 23 - July 2 2005

(June 23 is arrival day, July 2 is departure day)

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together string theorists from the countries of the "Old World" (from Greece to India) in order to discuss the most recent developments in the field. The format of the meeting will contain pedagogical lectures for young researchers as well as a workshop section with seminars given by participating researchers. Participation is by invitation only. Please contact the organizing committee.
Participants include:

O. Aharony
M. Alishahiha
I. Antoniadis
H. Arfaei
A. Dabholkar
J. David
S. Elitzur
A. Giveon

R. Gopakumar
C. Kounnas
D. Kutasov
S. Minwalla
G. Papadopoulos
Y. Oz
T. Petkou
J. Plefka

A. Polychronakos
S. Randjbar-Daemi
J. Schwarz
A. Schwimmer
M. Seikh-Jabbari
C. Sonnenschein
S. Trivedi

(*) Not confirmed

International Organizing Committee:
F. Ardalan
I. Bakas
E. Kiritsis
K. Narain
E. Rabinovicci
S. Wadia
Local Organizing Committee:

Sponsored by:

Abdus Salam ICTP

Orthodox Academy of Crete

Excellence grant of the Marie Curie Program

Fondation Mayer

Greek Ministry of Education

The manifestos of the Mayer Foundation on Social and Scientific Responsibility


You may find pictures from the lectures, the social functions as well as several versions (one, two, three ) of the conference picture.

Website of the
first and second meeting