QEDSP2006 Quantum Electrodynamics
Statistical Physics

2nd International Conference
September 19—23, 2006
Kharkov, Ukraine
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
National Science Center “Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology”
Akhiezer Institute for Theoretical Physics of NSC KIPT
Karazin Kharkov National University

Social Programme

Tuesday 19: Welcome Party and Visit to the Kharkov National University

Kharkov National University (KNU)

Karazin Kharkov National University is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe. It was founded in November 1804, on the initiative of the prominent educator V.N. Karazin and in accordance with the charter of Tsar Alexander I.

The University gave a powerful impetus to the emergence of Kharkov as a major scientific and cultural center and an academic hub of Ukraine. Today the University justly rates among the best Ukrainian classical universities and is known in many countries.

Kharkov University is the only university in Ukraine that has trained and employed three Nobel Prize laureates: the biologist I. Mechnikov, the economist S. Kuznets, and the physicist L. Landau.

More information is available at: http://www.univer.kharkov.ua/

Wednesday 20: A lecture about Laboratory #1 - a secret designation of the NSC KIPT at the time of atomic problem (guest lecturer Prof. Yu. Ranyuk) and film about Alexander I. Akhiezer, founder of the Akhiezer Institute for Theoretical Physics

Thursday 21: Excursion in city of Kharkov and Visit to the Kharkov Art Museum


Kharkov (Ukrainian Kharkiv) is a city and administrative centre in the northeastern of Ukraine. It was founded about 1655 as a military stronghold to protect Russia's southern borderlands.

Today Kharkov is the second largest city in Ukraine. Its industrial structure is headed by engineering.

The city is one of the most important cultural and educational centres of Ukraine. Its university was founded at the early beginning of the 19-th century. There are numerous other scientific-research and higher education institutions.

Kharkov has a philharmonic hall, several theatres, a planetarium, and a number of museums. Pop. (est.) 1,500,000.

More information is available at the site of Kharkov Regional Administration and at http://www.kharkov.ua/index-e.phtml

Thursday 21: Conference Dinner and a Concert

The Conference Dinner (€20 per person) will take place at the rest center “Solnechny”.

The Conference QEDSP2006 will be held at the National Science Center
“Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology”, Kharkov, Ukraine

Organizing Committee Address:
   1, Akademicheskaya Str. 61108 Kharkov, Ukraine

E-mail: QEDSP2006@kipt.kharkov.ua

Tel.: +38 (057) 335 6462; +38 (057) 335 6864
Fax: +38 (057) 335 2683

WEB site: http://www.kipt.kharkov.ua/conferences/itp/QEDSP2006