Mini-Workshop on Higher Spin Theories and Holography

Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
November 23 – November 26, 2011

This is a topical workshop on Higher Spin Theories of Vasiliev type and their holographic duals. This workshop will be held at the Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad.

The format of the workshop contains a few review talks, discussion sessions on the topics reviewed and a few seminar slots for participants to present their work. The list of speakers is

   Minimal Model Holography Matthias Gaberdiel (ETH, Zurich)
   TBA Shiraz Minwalla (TIFR, Mumbai)
   Correlation Functions and Hidden States in Holographic Minimal Models Suvrat Raju (HRI, Allahabad)
   Higher-Spin gauge theory: from free fields to interactions M. A. Vasiliev (Lebedev Institute, Moscow)
   Correlation Functions in Higher Spin Gauge Theories Xi Yin (Harvard University, Cambridge)
  Address for Correspondence:  
  Anirban Basu e-mail: anirbanbasu AT mri dot ernet dot in
  Harish-Chandra Research Institute Tel: +91 532 227 4352
  Chhatnag Road, Jhusi  
  Allahabad 211 019, India  

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