# Past Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures

In honour of the memory of Oskar Klein, the Organizing Committee of the Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures every year invites a distinguished researcher to give a Memorial Lecture and to receive the Klein medal.

The Memorial Lectures have been organized since 1988.

2023 | Alessandra Buonanno | Gravitational-Wave Astronomy: Theoretical Advances and Challenges |

2022 |
Igor R. Klebanov | Strong Interactions, Strings, and Extra Dimensions |

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2020 | Roy P. Kerr | Kerr Black Holes have no Singularities |

2019 | Lisa Randall | New Ideas for Dark Matter |

2018 | Leonard Susskind | The Quantum Origins of Gravity |

2017 | Sheldon Glashow | Nobel Ideas in Particle Physics |

2016 | Kip Thorne | Gravitational Waves: The Physics and Astrophysics of LIGO |

2015 | Rashid Sunyaev | Unavoidable Distortions in the Spectrum of CMB and the Blackbody Photosphere of Our Universe |

2014 | Andrew Strominger | Conformal Symmetry in the Sky |

2013 | Frank Wilczek | Superfluidity and Symmetry Breaking: Past Glories, New Frontiers |

2012 | Juan Maldacena | Quantum Chromodynamics, Strings, and Black Holes |

2011 | Joseph Silk | From Here to Infinity: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe |

2010 | Alexei A. Starobinsky | Four Historical Epochs and Four Fundamental Constants of Modern Cosmology |

2009 | Peter Higgs | My Life as a Boson |

2008 | Helen Quinn | Klein-Gordon (Scalar) Particles in the Universe |

2007 | Gabriele Veneziano | String Theory, Gravity, and Cosmology |

2006 | Viatcheslav Mukhanov | From Quantum Fluctuations to the Structure of the Universe |

2005 | Yoichiro Nambu | Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking: a Tension in Natural Laws |

2004 | Pierre Ramond | Sunshine at Midnight: The Neutrino Saga |

2003 | Stephen Hawking | Can Fundamental Theory Predict the Universe? |

2002 | Martin Rees | From Simple Big Bang to Complex Cosmos |

2001 | Andrei Linde | |

2000 | David Gross | Towards a Theory of Everything |

1999 | Gerard 't Hooft | Can there be Physics without Experiments? Challenges and Pitfalls |

1998 | Edward Witten | Magic, Mystery and Matrix |

1997 | P. James E. Peebles | Tests of the Relativistic Big Bang Cosmology |

1996 | Alexander M. Polyakov | Field Theory as a Universal Language |

1995 | Nathan Seiberg | Exact Results in Four Dimensional Quantum Field Theory |

1994 | The Klein Memorial Lecture grew into the Klein Symposium to commemorate Klein's 100th birthday. | |

1993 | T.D. Lee | |

1992 | John A. Wheeler | Delayed Choice Experiments and the Lesson of the Quantum |

1991 | Alan H. Guth | Do the Laws of Physics Allow Us to Create a New Universe? |

1990 | Hans E. Bethe | Theory of Neutrinos from the Sun |

1989 |
Steven Weinberg | Beyond the Standard Models |

1988 | Chen Ning Yang | Symmetry and Physics |

Last updated: May 31, 2024

Source: Oskar Klein Centre