UK-Japan Winter School
String Theory, Geometry, and Mathematical Physics
University of Oxford, 5-8 January 2012

Course Lecturers:
Bertrand Duplantier (Institut de Physique Theorique, Saclay, France): Schramm-Loewner evolution, Liouville quantum gravity and the KPZ relation
Nigel Hitchin (University of Oxford): Hyperkähler and quaternionic Kähler geometry
Hirosi Ooguri (California Institute of Technology): Topological string theory

Guest Lecturers:
Luis Fernando Alday (University of Oxford)
Andreas Fring (City University of London)
Nikolay Gromov (King's College London)
Amihay Hanany (Imperial College London)
Hirotaka Irie (National Taiwan University)

Organizing Committee:
John Cardy (University of Oxford)
Martin Guest (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Sergey Ketov (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Andre Lukas (University of Oxford)
Yoshiaki Maeda (Keio University)
Andrei Starinets (University of Oxford)


Standing Committee for UK-Japan Winter Schools:
Jürgen Berndt (King's College London)
John Bolton (Durham University)
Martin Guest (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Yoshiaki Maeda (Keio University)

Scientific (Advisory) Committee for UK-Japan Winter Schools:
David Elworthy (University of Warwick)
Yuji Ito (Keio University)
Hideki Omori (Tokyo University of Science)
Miles Reid (University of Warwick)


DONATIONS: The UK-Japan Winter Schools have been fortunate to receive financial support from various organisations and research foundations over the past ten years. To build on this, and to provide a stable source of supplementary funding in the future, the organisers welcome donations of any amount from individuals and institutions. This funding will be used primarily to support the participation of UK-based students in UK-Japan Winter Schools. If you are interested in making a donation, please contact any member of the current organising committee or scientific advisory committee. Payments may be made by UK cheque or international bank transfer to the UK-Japan Winter Schools bank account in the UK.

Last update: 5 September 2011