**
The Edmund Landau Minerva Center for Research in Mathematical
Analysis and Related Areas**

**Organizers**:
H. Furstenberg, Y. Kifer, Y. Peres, B. Weiss (Jerusalem)

**Place**:
Institute of Mathematics, Lecture Hall 110, Givat Ram Campus, Jerusalem

__Titles of Mini-courses in the summer
school__

**Geoffrey R. Grimmett**, Cambridge- "
*Ferromagnetism and random-cluster processes*"

**Fabio Martinelli**, Roma- "
*Stochastic dynamics in classical and quantum lattice spin systems*"

**Wendelin Werner**, Orsay- "
*Critical exponents, conformal invariance and reflected Brownian motion*"

**Program**

__Monday, July 30__

10:15 Registration, coffee

10:45 Welcome (H. Furstenberg, Y. Kifer, B. Weiss)

11:00 **Grimmett** lecture 1

12:00 Questions

12:10 lunch

2:00 **Werner** lecture 1

3:00 Questions, Tea

3:30 to 4:15 **E. Vigoda**: "*Approximating the
permanent*"

__Tuesday, July 31__

9:00 Coffee

9:30 **Martinelli** lecture 1

10:30 Questions, Coffee

11:00 **Werner** lecture 2

12:00 Questions

12:10 lunch

12:10 lunch

2:00 **Grimmett** Lecture 2

3:00 Questions, Tea

3:30 to 4:15 **E. Mossel**
"*Glauber dynamics on trees and hyperbolic graphs*"

__Wednesday, August 1__

9:00 Coffee

9:30 **Werner** Lecture 3

10:30 Questions, coffee

11:00 **Grimmett** Lecture 3

12:00 Questions

12:10 Lunch

2:00 **Martinelli** lecture 2

3:00 Questions, Tea

3:30 to 4:15 **O. Zeitouni**
"*Random walk in random environment*"

__Thursday, August 2__

9:00 Coffee

9:30 **Martinelli** Lecture 3

10:30 Questions, Coffee

11:00 **Grimmett** Lecture 4

12:00 Questions

12:10 Lunch

2:00 to 2:45 **Y. Peres**
"*Uniform versus Minimal Spanning Forests*"

2:50 **M. Zerner**
"*A Zero-one law for planar random walks in random environment*"

3:35 Tea

4:00 to 4:45 **A. Dembo**
"*Greedy lattice animals: negative values and maxima*"

__Friday, August 3__

9:00 **Werner** Lecture 4

10:00 Questions, Coffee

10:15 to 11:00 **J-D Deuschel**
"*Large deviations for $\nabla\phi$ interface models*".

11:15 **Martinelli** Lecture 4

12:15 Questions, Conclusion of School

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