Workshop: Beyond the Standard Model, 13-27 October 2019

Beyond the Standard Model: Historical-Critical Perspectives
Galileo Galilei Institute (GGI), Arcetri, October 13-27, 2019

This 2-week workshop is devoted to discuss ideas and methods in the
physics beyond the Standard Model, in particular by contextualizing and questioning their origins and developments from a historical and philosophical perspective.

Within this activity, we are pleased to announce a one-day Conference,
on Monday, October 21

Program of the Conference
GGI, October 21, 2019

9:30-9:45 – Welcome and introduction

9:45-10:45 – Jeroen van Dongen (Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Amsterdam)

“History and Philosophy of the Black Hole Information Paradox”

10:45-11:15 – Coffee Break

11:15-12:15 – Sebastian de Haro (Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge – Amsterdam University College)

“A Conceptual Analysis of Black Hole Entropy in String Theory”

12:15 – 14:15 – Lunch Break

14:15-15:15 – Arianna Borrelli (MECS, Leuphana University Lüneburg)

“A Historical Critique of Symmetry’s Success Story”

15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:45 – Daniele Oriti (Faculty of Physics, LMU, Munich)

“Quantum Gravity: A Brief Review of the Past, a Selective Picture of the Present, a Glimpse of the Future”

16:45-17:45 – Francesco Bigazzi (INFN, Florence)

“The Holographic Correspondence”


A. Blum, A. Borrelli, E. Castellani

Local organizer
Andrea Cappelli (INFN, Firenze)


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