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Date: 2014-02-23 - 2014-03-02
Location: Nice, France

IRAP PhD Winter School, Nice, France

The International Relativistic Astrophysics PhD (IRAP PhD) School in Nice will take place from the 23 of February to 2nd of March. It is specially devoted to frontier topics in relativistic astrophysics and to the students of the IRAP PhD Program. Students from the EMJD, CAPES, FAPERJ Programs will participate. The meeting is open to all interested scientists and graduate students.

The members of IOC are the following:
Giovanni Amelino-Camelia (“Sapienza” Università di Roma)
Vladimir Belinski (“Sapienza” Università di Roma and ICRANet)
Carlo Luciano Bianco(“Sapienza” Università di Roma and ICRANet)
Donato Bini (CNR – Ist. per Applicaz. del Calcolo “M. Picone”)
Sandip Kumar Chakrabarti (Indian Centre For Space Physics, India)
Pascal Chardonnet (Université de Savoie ) CO-CHAIRMAN
Christian Cherubini (Università “Campus Biomedico” di Roma)
Thibault Damour (Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques)
Jann Einasto (Tartu Observatory)
Simonetta Filippi (Università di Roma “Campus Biomedico” and ICRANet)
Sergio Frasca (“Sapienza” Università di Roma)
Filippo Frontera (Università di Ferrara)
Jean-Marc Gambaudo (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
Yipeng Jing (Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, China)
Hagen Kleinert (Freie Universitat Berlin)
Olivier Legrand (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
Francois Mignard (Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur)
Hermann Nicolai (Max Plank Institute for Gravitational Physics, Postdam)
Mario Novello (Brazilian Centre For Physics Research, Brazil)
Elène Politano (Ecole Doctorale Nice)
Kjell Rosquist (Stockolm University)
Jorge Rueda (SAPIENZA Università di Roma and ICRANet)
Remo Ruffini (“Sapienza” Università di Roma and ICRANet) CHAIRMAN
Felix Ryde (Stockholm University)
Farrokh Vakili (Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur)
Gregory Vereshchagin (SAPIENZA Università di Roma and ICRANet)
She-Sheng Xue (SAPIENZA Università di Roma and ICRANet)
Shuangnan Zhang (Institute of High Energy Physics – Chinese Academy of Science)

The web site of the School is on http://www.icranet.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=794. The major topics to be discussed are Neutron Stars and Black Holes, Gamma Ray Bursts, Supernovae, close binary systems, Active Galactic Nuclei, Cosmology, Dark Matter, strong fields in experiments on Earth and from space. Ample time for discussions will be granted.

In the period of the meeting many social events, including the famous carnival of Nice, will take place; therefore an early registration will be necessary for the accommodation.
Registration fees of 100 euros will be requested.