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         The 16th Workshop on General Relativity and Gravitation

                27th November(Mon) --- 1st December(Fri)
    Niigata Prefectural Civic Center (Niigata Kenmin Kaikan), Niigata

                    First Circular (31 May 2006)
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Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the 16th Workshop on General Relativity and
Gravitation (JGRG16) will be held in Niigata. This is one of a series of
workshops held in Japan every year since 1991, which has provided a place
where people can exchange ideas and pursue future trends of research.
The workshop will cover a wide area of research related to general
relativity. A tentative list of invited speakers is given below.
We call for contributed papers.
There will be a limited fund for financial support.

For further information, please visit our web site at:

   URL: http://jgrg16.sc.niigata-u.ac.jp/

Tentative list of invited speakers:

 Paolo Creminelli (ICTP)
 Eanna Flanagan (Cornell U.)
 Chris Fryer(Los Alamos)
 Nobuyuki Kawai (Titech)
 Richard Manchester(ATNF)
 David Merritt (Rochester)
 Ryoichi Nishi (Niigata U.)
 Norio Tamura (Niigata U.)
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SOC:

 H.Asada, T.Chiba, A.Hosoya, K.Ioka, H.Ishihara, M.Kawasaki, H.Kodama,
 Y.Kojima, K.Maeda, S.Mukoyama, T.Nakamura, K.Nakao, Y.Nambu,
 M.Sasaki, M.Shibata, T.Shiromizu, J.Soda, N.Sugiyama, S.Yamada,
 T.Tanaka, J.Yokoyama, R.Nishi, K.Watanabe, K.Oohara

Inquiries to:

  Ken-ichi Oohara
  Department of Physics
  Niigata University
  2-8050 Ikarasi, Niigata 950--2181, Japan
  Phone: +81-25-262-6162, Fax: +81-264-2282
  Email: jgrg16@astro.sc.niigata-u.ac.jp