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SISSA Colloquia

Eight appointments scheduled in 2018

As part of the celebration of the School’s 40th anniversary, SISSA is planning this year a series of Colloquia with outstanding scientists. These events are intended as a moment of interdisciplinary exchange and a way to reaffirm the sense of belonging to the community.

4 April
Karen Vogtmann | University of Warwick, UK
Spaces of Finite Networks

8 May
Naftali Tishby | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Information Theory of Deep Learning

13 September
Itamar Procaccia | Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Mechanical Failure in Amorphous Solids: Scale Free Spinodal Criticality

26 September
Asimina Arvanitaki | Perimeter Institute, Canada
Novel Directions in the Search for New Physics

3 October
Jean-Pierre Demailly | Centre national de la recherche scientifique - CNRS, Grenoble, France
Analytic and Arithmetic Solutions of Algebraic Equations

24 October | Sciama Lecture
Pedro Ferreira | University of Oxford, UK
100 years of General Relativity: From Einstein in 1915 to Relativistic Cosmology in the 21st Century

5 December
Maria Concetta Morrone | University of Pisa – Fondazione Stella Maris IRCCS, Pisa, Italy
Plasticity of the developing and adult visual cortex in human

12 December | Christmas Lecture
Andrey Varlamov | Italian National Research Council - CNR, Rome, Italy
Physics in the kitchen