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19th workshop on General Relativity and Gravitation (JGRG19)

We are pleased to announce that the 19th workshop on General Relativity and Gravitation (JGRG19) will be held in Tokyo.
This is one of a series of JGRG workshops held in Japan every year since 1991, which has provided a place where people can exchange ideas and pursue future trends of research. The workshop will cover a wide area of research related to general relativity.
A tentative list of invited speakers is given below.

Martin Bojowald (Penn State, USA) [Quantum Gravity]
Ben Craps (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
[Cosmological Singularity Problem]
Scott Hughes (MIT, USA) [Gravitational Waves]
Pankaj Joshi (TIFR, India) [Black Holes]
Shunji Kitamoto (Rikkyo, Japan) [X-ray Astronomy]
Soebur Razzaque (Naval Research Lab., USA)
[High Energy Astrophysics]
Antonio Riotto (CERN, Switzerland) [Early Universe]

The registration is open at the conference web site. The deadline is the 2nd of October, 2009.

For further information, please visit our web site at

H. Asada, K. Ioka, T. Chiba, H. Ishihara, A. Hosoya,
H. Kodama, Y. Kojima, K. Maeda,
S. Mukohyama, T. Nakamura, K. Nakao, K. Oohara,
M. Sasaki, M. Shibata, T. Shiromizu, J. Soda,
N. Sugiyama, T. Tanaka, Y. Nambu, S. Yamada, J. Yokoyama

T. Harada, M. Saijo, N. Shibazaki

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Tomohiro Harada
Department of Physics, Rikkyo University,
Toshima, Tokyo 171-8501, Japan
Phone: +81 3 3985 2390
Fax: +81 3 3985 2412