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Particle Physics and Gravitation
EuroConference on Quantum Fields and Strings
Supported by the European Commission, Research DG, Human Potential Programme, High-Level Scientific Conferences (Contract No.:HPCF-1999-CT-1999-00134)
Kolymbari, Crete, Greece, 9-15 September 2000


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Scope | Provisional speakers | Practical Details & Application


I. Bakas (Patras) and E. Kiritsis (Crete)

Vice Chairman

H. Nicolai (Potsdam)

Organising Committee

L. Alvarez-Gaume(CERN), E. Floratos (Athens), C. Kounnas (Paris), D. Lust (Berlin), E. Rabinovicci (Jerusalem)

Scope of the meeting

The conference will focus mainly on the new ideas of duality in supersymmetric theories and gravity, the interplay and correspondence between gravity and gauge theory, together with some selected applications to black hole physics. Non-perturbative aspects of fields, strings and other extended objects will also be in focus.
The conference is open to researchers world-wide. Participation will be limited to 100. The emphasis will be on discussion about new developments. The Conference Fee covers registration, full board and lodging. Grants will be available for nationals from EU or Associated States under 35 years of age at the time of the conference.

The Program

Pictures from the banquet

Contact for scientific matters

For queries pertaining to the scientific content on the conference, etc. please contact Elias Kiritsis email

Practical details

This conference is part of the programme of EURESCO Conferences, run by the European Science Foundation with the support of the European Commission.

Note that the 9th of September is arrival day while the 15th of September is departure day. No talks are expected to be scheduled on these days.

For all practical information on this conference, i.e.:

follow this link to the EURESCO web pages devoted to this conference.go to website or contact the EURESCO Office .

ANSWERS to frequently asked questions.


To apply for participation, fill in an Application Form on-line on the EURESCO web site. Remember to select the correct event title in the scrolling list.


University of Crete

Greek Ministry of Education

Hellenic Telecomunications Organisation

RTN: Superstring Theory (HPRN-CT-2000-00122)

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