Lecturer Title Reading list Lecture Notes and Slides

Miranda Cheng

University of Amsterdam

(Mock) Modular Forms in String Theory and Moonshine http://www.cft2011.mathi.uni-heidelberg.de/content/lecture_notes.pdf
The book "Moonshine beyond the Monster" by Terry Gannon
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Ron Donagi

University of Pennsylvania

Super Riemann Surfaces and Supermoduli Spaces arXiv:1304.7798, arXiv:1404.6257, http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/archives/10356  

Rajesh Gopakumar


Higher Spins and Strings

1. http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.07236
2. http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.07237
3. http://arxiv.org/abs/1406.6103
4. http://arxiv.org/abs/1207.6697 (as background review material)


Daniel Harlow

Harvard University

The Emergence of Bulk Physics in AdS/CFT

Section six of 1409.1231.

1201.3664, 1411.7041, 1304.4926


Seok Kim

Seoul National University

5d and 6d SCFTs http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9603150

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Slava Rychkov

CERN and Univ Paris VI

Conformal Bootstrap

EPFL lectures on CFT in d>=3,

Lectures on CFT by Joshua Qualls

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Gary Shiu

University of Wisconsin and HKUST

Inflation in String Theory The book "Inflation and String Theory" by Daniel Baumann and Liam McAllister, Cambridge University Press

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Jaroslav Trnka


Scattering Amplitudes

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Angel Uranga

Instituto de Física Teórica UAM-CSIC

String Phenomenology


- Chapters 10 and 11 of "String theory and Particle Physics: an Introduction to String Phenomenology", Ibáñez, Uranga, Cambridge Univ. Press 2012

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