Workshop on Black Holes in Supergravity and M/Superstring Theory

September 10 - 12, 2012


The Albert Einstein Institute is hosting a three-day workshop on "Black Holes in Supergravity and M/Superstring Theory". This is the second in a series of workshops organised by the Albert Einstein Institute in Golm, Cambridge University, Imperial College, Penn State and Texas A&M Universities. Members of the contact group for these workshops are Hermann Nicolai (AEI), Malcolm Perry (Cambridge), Chris Pope (Texas A&M), Kelly Stelle (Imperial College) and Murat Günaydin (Penn State). The inaugural workshop was held in 2010 at Penn State.


Workshop speakers include:

  • Iosif Bena (CEA, Saclay)
  • Guillaume Bossard (CPhT, Polytéchnique)
  • Borun Chowdhury (U Amsterdam)
  • Atish Dabholkar (CERN/U of Paris)
  • Jan de Boer (U Amsterdam)
  • Frederik Denef (Leuven)
  • Bernard de Wit (Utrecht)
  • Gary Gibbons (DAMTP Cambridge)
  • Jianwei Mei (AEI)
  • Daniel Persson (Chalmers)
  • Chris Pope (Texas A&M)
  • Pierre Vanhove (IHES)
  • Amitabh Virmani (AEI)
  • Don Zagier (MPI Mathematics Bonn)



Location: The workshop will be held in the central building of the Max Planck Campus in Potsdam/Golm (directions).

Download the workshop poster.


Local organisers:

Axel Kleinschmidt (AEI)

Hermann Nicolai (AEI)

Christine Gottschalkson (Conference secretary)