Recent and upcoming talks by Andrés Villaveces

1st Mexico-USA Logic Fest, Mexico City, January 10 – 13, 2018

The First Mexico-USA Logic Fest brings together logicians of the two countries, Mexico and the United States, and worldwide friends in order to join forces in research by exchanging ideas, creating graduate student exchange networks and otherwise collaborating. continue reading…

On the Infinite, Paris, October 18 – 21, 2017

On the Infinite An Interdisciplinary Symposium October 18 – October 21, 2017 Infinity: the break in the horizon, the “what cannot be counted”, boundless, bottomless, eternal, illimitable and absolute. The infinite encloses physical space; the infinite holds time within itself. continue reading…

Andrés Villaveces: Around the Small Index Property on quasiminimal classes

BGU Seminar in Logic, Set Theory and Topology, 29/11/16, 12:30-13:45, building 58, room -101 AND HUJI Logic Seminar,  30/11/16, 16:00-18:00, Ross Building, room 70 Speaker: Andrés Villaveces (Universidad Nacional, Bogotá).Title: Around the Small Index Property on quasiminimal classes Abstract: In the study of the connection between automorphism groups of models and the models themselves (or their theories, or their bi-interpretability class), the Small Index Property (SIP) has played a central role. continue reading…

Andres Villaveces: Model Theory in Abstract Elementary Classes

This month, Andres Villaveces will visit Iran and will give a series of lectures in Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM) and Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT). Here is the abstract of his talks according the last announcement: Title: Model Theory in Abstract Elementary Classes Abstract: Stability theory for first order logic developed very quickly after 1970, prompted by the work of Morley, Lachlan, Baldwin, Shelah and Lascar, among others. continue reading…

2nd Arctic Set Theory Workshop, February 12-17, 2015

This international workshop on the latest developments in set theory will be held in the Kilpisjärvi Research Center of the University of Helsinki, during February 12-17, 2015. A group of leading mathematical logicians, together with younger researchers, from Finland, USA, Israel, UK, Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Greece, China, and Austria will meet in this unique location to make progress on the hardest questions of set theory today. continue reading…

Simplicity: Ideals of Practice in Mathematics & the Arts, April 3–5, 2013

Simplicity: Ideals of Practice in Mathematics & the Arts, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, April 3–5, 2013 Lectures by and conversations among twenty-five leading figures from mathematics, art, art history, philosophy, and architecture together with screenings of artist’s films by Andy Goldsworthy (New York premiere), David Hammons, Richard Serra, Andy Warhol, and William Wegman. continue reading…