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Doctor Honoris Causa ceremony and Workshop in honour of Lev Pitaevskii

On 3 May 2012, Lev Pitaevskii will receive a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University of Montpellier 2. The ceremony will take place at the "Salle des Actes", Building 7 of the University Montpellier 2, Place Eugène Bataillon, Montpellier, at 4:00 pm. On 4 May 2012, a Workshop in Honour of Lev Pitaevskii will take place in the same location starting at 9:00 am. The preliminary list of speakers includes: - Boris Altshuler (Columbia University, New York) - Alain Aspect (LCF - Institute d'Optique, Palaiseau) - Federico Capasso (Harvard University, Cambridge) - Didier Felbacq (University Montpellier 2, Montpellier) - Jason Ho (Ohio State University, Columbus) - Massimo Inguscio (LENS, Florence) - Frank Laloë (LKB-ENS, Paris) - Lev Pitaevskii (University of Trento, Trento) - Serge Reynaud (LKB-Jussieu, Paris) - Gora Shlyapnikov (LPTMS - Paris-sud XI, Orsay) - Sandro Stringari (University of Trento, Trento). The ceremony and the workshop are open events. For further informations, contact Mauro Antezza (e-mail: