Cosmology, Strings, and Phenomenology, June 11-20, 2007, Stockholm

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Tommy Anderberg
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Cosmology, Strings, and Phenomenology, June 11-20, 2007, Sto

Post by Tommy Anderberg » February 19 2007

NORDITA, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, recently moved from Copenhagen :) to Stockholm :(, where there's plenty of empty space in and around the AlbaNova university center. While poor Bohr no doubt spins violently in his grave, the usurpers are busy consolidating the sacrilege, and this should help them put the institute's new home on the map:

Cosmology, Strings, and Phenomenology Conference

To be fair, the international advisory committee is impressive, especially for a Nordic meeting, and with the likes of Sarkar listed among the speakers, they can't be all evil. ;) There's also no better time than June to see Sweden (just don't be fooled into thinking it's anything like that most of the time) and if you like neofascist architecture, AlbaNova is a real treat (think "big Italian railway station from the Mussolini era").

Don't worry, I am unlikely to be around to bug you.


Workshop: June 11 - June 15, 2007
Conference: June 17 - June 20, 2007

Host and Funding
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Swedish Research Council

To Nordic Students and Post-Docs
Limited funds are available for Nordic post-docs and students. If you wish to be considered, apply to the workshop secretary Anne Jifält (anne at by April 15 with your List of Publications. Travel arrangements have to be made and paid from your home institution. Shared accomodation in double rooms will be provided and covered by us. Therefore Nordic students and postdocs those who wish to apply for accommodation DO NOT book your own.

Local Organisers
Lars Bergström, AlbaNova University Center, Stockholm University
Ulf Danielsson, Uppsala University
Ariel Goobar, AlbaNova University Center, Stockholm University
Anupam Mazumdar, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics

Advisory Committees

International Advisory Committee
Michael Dine (Santa Cruz) Richard Ellis (Caltech) Renata Kallosh (Stanford) Gordon Kane (Michigan) Edward W Kolb (Chicago) Andrei Linde (Stanford) Slava Mukhanov (Munich) Lyman Page (Princeton) Saul Perlmutter (LBL) Joe Polchinski (UCSB) Fernando Quevedo (Cambridge) Alexei Smirnov (ICTP) Max Tegmark (MIT) Gabriele Veneziano (CERN)

Nordic Advisory Committee
Jan Ambjörn (NBI) Axel Brandenburg (NORDITA) Lars Brink (Chalmers) Poul Henrik Damgaard (NBI) Paolo Di Vecchia (NORDITA) Øystein Elgarøy (Oslo) Kari Enqvist (Helsinki) Steen Hannestad (Aarhus) Cecilia Jarlskog (Lund) Niels Obers (NBI) Poul Olesen (NBI) Hector Rubinstein (AlbaNova) Lárus Thorlacius (Iceland)

Workshop Secretary
Anne Jifält (anne at

Funding Agencies
This workshop is funded by Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (NORDITA), the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences through its Nobel Institute for Physics and the Swedish Research Council.

Dates: from 11 June 2007 08:00 to 20 June 2007 18:00
Location: Oscar Klein Auditorium, AlbaNova University Center, Stockholm

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