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Superstrings Rodolfo Russo  Queen Mary University, London 

The course provides a first introduction to string theory and the basic concepts and techniques in 2d CFTs.  
The plan is as follows:


spending roughly 1h on each topic. Thus the lectures will not be exhaustive, but hopefully will make it easier to read the references and will allow the interested students to work out the details independently.  
References: Green, Schwarz and Witten: "Superstring Theory" vol 1,2 Polchinski: "String Theory" vol 1,2 Blumenhagen, Lust and Theisen: "Basic Concepts of String Theory" A. Liccardo and P. Di Vecchia, "Dbranes in String Theory, I", hepth/9912161 A. Liccardo and P. Di Vecchia, "Dbranes in String Theory, II", hepth/9912257 
