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Location: Kazan, Russia

Petrov 2010 Anniversary Symposium on General Relativity and Gravitation

Dear colleagues!

The day October 28, 2010 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alexey Zinovievich Petrov (1910-1972), an outstanding Soviet scientist in the field of general relativity and gravitation, the founder of the first and only one in the USSR Department of Relativity and Gravitation of Kazan State University (1960). To mark this significant event the international conference “PETROV 2010 ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM ON GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION” ( will be held in Kazan, November 1-6, 2010.

Classical and Quantum Gravity
String and Brane Theory
Supersymmetry and Supergravity
Black Holes and Wormholes
Cosmology and Astrophysics
Field Theory
Geometry and Topology

The registration fee of 150 EUR for participants (400 rub. for Russian participants), 60 EUR for students (including PhD students) and 40 EUR for accompanying persons should be paid in cash on arrival. On behalf of the Organizing Committee we invite you to take part in the conference. Those who wish to participate in the conference should use the electronic registration form on the conference web page ( The deadline for registration is May 15, 2010. Please address all technical correspondence and questions to: petrov2010[AT]

or by mail to:

Professor A. V. Aminova, Dr. Sci.
The Head of the Department of Relativity and Gravitation
Physical Faculty
Kazan State University
Kremlyovskaya str. 18
420008 Russia.

The Organizing Committee