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The CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training in Niš (BS2018)

December 9th, 2017 No comments

We are pleased to announce the Fifth School in the first cycle of the running CERN – SEENET-MTP programme for PhD students and young researchers.

The SEENET-MTP School “High Energy and Particle Physics: Theory and Phenomenology” – BS2018 will be held in Niš (Serbia) from June 3rd – 10th, 2018.

The event is designed primarily for PhD students in High Energy Physics and Cosmology.

The lecturers will give 3-4 lectures each, starting from an introductory level and then gradually approaching an advanced level.

The lectures will be followed by exercise sessions and discussions.

Lecturers and topics:

  • Paolo Creminelli (ICTP)
    Topic: Cosmology and Inflation
  • Emilian Dudas (CPHT Paris)
    Topic: String Phenomenology
  • Gia Dvali (LMU-MPI Munich/NYU New York)
    Topic: Beyond the Standard Model
  • Sergey Sibiryakov (CERN)
    Topic: Gravity / Astroparticle Physics
  • Giovanni Villadoro (ICTP)
    Topic: TBA

More information are available at website of the BS2018.

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“The Community for Science Education”

October 23rd, 2017 No comments

The 2nd Edition of National Conference of “The Community for Science Education” – STEM – partnership for quality (CNCES 2017) will be held on November 3-4, 2017 at National Library of Romania in Bucharest.

The conference is organized by Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), one of founders of the SEENET-MTP, and University of Bucharest, National Institute for Earth Physics (INCDFP), Institute of Educational Sciences (ISE) and Romanian Society of Physics (SRF), Romanian Society of Mathematical Sciences (SSMR), Romanian Society of Chemistry (SChR).

The purpose of this conference is to bring together international and local education experts, representatives of research institutes, schools and universities, decision-makers at educational policy, industry, NGOs, companies that will present, discussing and experimenting with STEM’s (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) innovative approaches, as well as the development trends and challenges faced by various actors interested in developing the Education Community for Science. The conference proposes a collection of plenary presentation, over 30 hands-on activities and demonstrations for teachers, round table discussions, expositions etc. Most of the materials were developed during some European projects H2020 and Erasmus+.

More information and agenda are available on website of the conference.

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4th Seminar in the CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training Program (Sofia, Bulgaria)

July 14th, 2017 No comments

We are pleased to announce the fourth PhD seminar “New Trends in High Energy Theory” in the framework of the CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training Program.

The seminar will be held at the Faculty of Physics, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, from October 15 (arrival day) to October 21 (departure day), 2017.

The event is intended for PhD students with interests in High Energy Physics and String Theory. The students will be given the opportunity to attend lectures from introductory to advanced level. The lectures will be followed by exercise classes.

Topics discussed will include:

  • Introduction to string theory.
  • Black holes and holographic correspondence.
  • Gauge theories and holography.
  • Supersymmetry and Supergravity – holographic perspectives.

Lecturers are Timo Weigand (CERN, Geneva, Switzerland), Atish Dabholkar (ICTP, Trieste, Italy), Anastasios Petkou (AU, Thessaloniki, Greece), Veselin Filev (DIAS, Dublin, Ireland), Nikolay Bobev (KU Leuven, Belgium), Kiril Hristov (INRNE, BAS, Bulgaria) and Radoslav Rashkov (Sofia University, Bulgaria).

The deadline for applications is September 10, 2017.

Members of the Local organizing committee are Hristo Dimov (Faculty of Physics, Sofia University) – Chair, Radoslav Rashkov (Faculty of Physics, Sofia University), Plamen Bozhilov (Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, BAS), Tsvetan Vetsov (Faculty of Physics, Sofia University) and Stefan Mladenov (Faculty of Physics, Sofia University).

Members of the Program committee are Gian Giudice (CERN, Geneva, Switzerland), Goran Djordjevic (Faculty of Science, Nis, Serbia), Wolfgang Lerche (CERN, Geneva, Switzerland) and Radoslav Rashkov (Faculty of Physics, Sofia University).

More information about the Seminar can be found here. Contact e-mail: or .

About origin of the CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training Program see here, and information about the previous Schools are available here (Belgrade, Bucharest and Timisoara).

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Balkan Physical Union – BPU10

We are pleased to announce that 10th jubilee conference of Balkan physical union – BPU 10 will be held in Sofia (Bulgaria) from August 26 to August 30, 2018.

More information are available in the poster (PDF).

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Split Summer School STSS2017

We are pleased to announce that Split Summer School STSS2017 – Space and Time in Physics and Philosophy will be held from July 4th to July 7th, 2017 in Split (Croatia).

The main topic of the school are:

  • Critical assessment of the concepts of space and time in classical and modern physics
  • Epistemological and methodological problems of science

More information and the program are available here. Deadline for application is June 15th, 2017.

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The SEENET-MTP Committee Meeting in Bucharest

February 2nd, 2017 No comments

The SEENET-MTP Committee meeting will be held in Bucharest on 2nd and 3rd of February 2017.

There will be a number of joint meetings with: Executive Committee of European Physical Society (EPS), EPS-CEI (Committee of European Integration), Executive Committee of the Balkan Physical Union (BPU) and with presidents or representatives of selected EPS Member Societies. The whole will take place in Bucharest (Romania) from February 1st to 4th, 2017.

Presentations by invitation will be given by

  • Igor ANISIMOV, Ukrainian Physical Society
  • Viorel CIORNEA, SEENET-MTP Committee member, Moldovan Physical Society
  • Radu CONSTANTINESCU, Romania, chairman EPS-CEI,
  • Goran DJODJEVIC, Serbia, BPU vice-president, Executive Director of SEENET-MTP
  • Paraskevi KLEIDERI, Greece, Hellenic Physical Society
  • Denes Lajos NAGY, Hungary, member of EPS-CEI
  • Alexander PETROV, Bulgarian Physical Society, president of Balkan Physical Union (BPU)
  • Riste POPESKI-DIMOVSKI, Society of Physicists of Macedonia
  • Gulfem SUSOY DOGAN, Turkish Physical Society
  • Kayhan ULKER, Turkey, SEENET-MTP Committee member
  • Balazs UJFALUSSY, Hungary, Eotvos Lorand Physical Society
  • Mihai VISINESCU, Romania, SEENET-MTP Committee member
  • Kostas VOURLIAS, Greece, executive secretary of BPUT

The president of EPS Christophe Rossel and president-elected Rüdiger Voss will give introductory talks.

The SEENET-MTP committee members will consider report on activities in 2016, plan of events in 2017, the new bilateral agreement with CERN on joint training PhD Program and cooperation with EPS on integration in European physics research area.

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XXV International Conference on Integrable Systems and Quantum symmetries (ISQS-25)

February 2nd, 2017 No comments

The XXV International Conference on Integrable Systems and Quantum symmetries (ISQS-25) to be held on June 6-10 Prague, Czech Republic.

Scientific program of ISQS-25 includes the following main topics:

  • Quantum Integrable systems
  • Quantum groups
  • Nonncommutative geometryQuantum space-times and their quantum symmetries
  • Discrete Integrable Systems and Painlevé Equations
  • Supersymmetry and integrability
  • Spectral asymptotics of Quantum integrable systems.
  • Higher Spin Field Theory
  • Modern mathematical methods

The XXV International Conference on Integrable Systems is one of a series of annual meetings held at the Czech Technical University since 1992 and is devoted to problems of mathematical physics related to the theory of integrable systems, quantum groups and quantum symmetries. During the last 3 years each of the conferences gathered each year around 100 scientists from all over the world.

The workshop is organized the Czech Technical University in Prague. More information are available at the website of the conference.

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32th International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics

February 1st, 2017 No comments

The 32th International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics (Group32) will be held at Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic, from Monday 9th July until Friday 13th July 2018.

The ICGTMP series is traditionally dedicated to the application of symmetry and group theoretical methods in physics, chemistry and mathematics, and to the development of mathematical tools and theories for progress in group theory and symmetries. Over the years, it has further broadened and diversified due to the successful application of group theoretical, geometric and algebraic methods in life sciences and other areas.

The conference has an interdisciplinary character. It aims at bringing together experts and young researchers from different fields encouraging cross disciplinary interactions.

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Physics Conference TIM15-16

February 18th, 2016 No comments

We are pleased to announce 15th edition of the annual TIM International Physics Conference, TIM15-16.
The event is hosted by the Faculty of Physics of the West University of Timisoara (Romania) and will take place between 26th and 28th of May 2016.

As a part of TIM15-16 Physics Conference two workshops will be organized:

STAR-COMISIS Workshop

and

SEENET-MTP-TIM Workshop.

More information about the Workshops will be provided soon.

TIM is one of the foremost physics conferences in Romania and brings together scientists, in several fields, from national and international institutions.

You can find out more about the conference and submit an abstract at the conference website. The deadline for abstract submission is the 15th of April 2016.

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The Joint Meeting on Quantum Fields and Nonlinear Phenomena

February 4th, 2016 No comments

We are very pleased to announce

The Joint Meeting on Quantum Fields and Nonlinear Phenomena

09-13 March 2016, Sinaia, Romania

The meeting will consist of four events:

  • The 10th International School “Quantum Field Theory and Hamiltonian Systems” (QFTHS – 10)
  • Workshop on “Computational methods in Space Sciences” (in the frame of the STAR Project “Comisis”)
  • Workshop on “Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications in Plasma Physics
  • Round table “Evolutionary models for natural systems. Biodiversity conservation and sustainable development” (UNESCO Perspective)

The meeting will be organized by the University of Craiova, Romania and the SEENET-MTP Network, with main financial support of UNESCO Venice Office and Romanian Space Agency (ROSA).

More information and registration at the website of the meeting.

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The CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Program – Bucharest

September 25th, 2015 No comments

phd-logoThe second Seminar in the CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD training program “Modern Aspects of Quantum Field Theory – Bucharest 2015” will be held in the period 8 – 14 November 2015 in Bucharest, Romania.

The Program consists in a series of intense, self-connected, one-week seminars for PhD students.

This second event of the program, “Bucharest – 2015”, is mainly intended for PhD students who study High Energy Physics and related fields. The topics of the school cover modern aspects of Quantum Field Theory and applications.

More details about the Seminar and regularly updated information can be found on the website. The application form for the participation to the Bucharest 2015 PhD Training Programme is available here.

The deadline for applications is October 23rd, 2015.

More details about the CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training Program can be found at official website.

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APPEC: Astroparticle in Horizon 2020

September 7th, 2015 No comments

APPEC-Horizon2020_2015_resizeDates: from 29 September 2015 to 30 September 2015.
Place: Zagreb (Croatia)

APPEC invites all interested astroparticle physicists and colleagues from neighboring scientific fields to a community event to inform about the upcoming possibilities in Horizon 2020 for Research and Innovation. Presentations by experts on the various funding instruments shall demonstrate European funding opportunities ranging from individual grants up to large collaborative projects and give advice on competitive proposal writing. In dedicated sessions astroparticle physicists will have the chance to discuss ideas for collaborative projects and coordinate proposals for future calls. Of special importance is the coordination of R&D projects of academic partners in collaboration with SME as well as the support of research institutions interested in teaming and twinning actions within the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation programme.

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Nuclear Governance in a Changing World Ido-D-G

June 29th, 2015 No comments

isodarcoUniversità di Roma “Tor Vergata” – Università di Trento Centro di Ricerca Politica Internazionale e Risoluzione dei Conflitti (CERPIC – FBK – Trento)
Fondazione Opera Campana dei Caduti, Rovereto – USPID-ONLUS, Sezione di Trento
Forum Trentino per la Pace, Provincia Autonoma di Trento
Isodarco since 1966
Italian Pugwash Group


International School on Disarmamentand Research on Conflicts
29th Winter Course on: “Nuclear Governance in a Changing World”

ANDALO (TRENTO) – ITALY – 7 – 14 January 2016

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