Born on 17 August 1958 in Manlleu (Catalonia). Fulbright Fellow at Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1985-87. PhD in Logic and the Methodology of Science, UC Berkeley, 1991. Postdoctoral researcher, UC Berkeley, 1991-92. Associate Professor at several Catalonian universities, 1992-2001. ICREA Research Professor at Univ. of Barcelona, since 2001. Invited researcher at UC Berkeley, Kobe Univ., National Univ. of Singapore, Kurt Gödel Research Center (Vienna), Univ. Paris VII, CalTech, Mittag-Leffler Institut, Hebrew Univ., Harvard Univ., etc. First President of the European Set Theory Society, 2007-11; ICREA Director’s Scientific Advisor, since 2005; Chairman of the INFTY ESF-Research Networking Programme, 2009-14; Simons Foundation Fellow at Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, Aug. to Dec. 2015. Director of the Barcelona research group on set theory (BCNSETS) and PI of the UB-based Group in Logic.


Recent and upcoming talks by Joan Bagaria

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…

Joan Bagaria: Berkeley Cardinals, II

Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 3:30 to 5pm Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Univ. of Barcelona Speaker: Joan Bagaria (ICREA and UB) Title: Berkeley Cardinals, II Abstract: We will continue our discussion about Berkeley cardinals by presenting some recent results (joint with P. continue reading…

Joan Bagaria: Berkeley Cardinals

BCNSETS: BARCELONA RESEARCH GROUP IN SET THEORY Thursday, 23 March 2017, 15:30 Speaker: Joan Bagaria Title: Berkeley Cardinals Abstract: Berkeley cardinals are  large cardinals whose existence contradicts the Axiom of Choice. continue reading…

10th Young Set Theory Workshop, Edinburgh, July 10–14, 2017

The 10th installment of the Young Set Theory Workshop will take place July 10-14, 2017 in Edinburgh. Organisers Name Institution Brooke-Taylor, Andrew University of Leeds Dimopoulos, Stamatis University of Bristol Welch, Philip University of Bristol Invited tutorial speakers: Joan Bagaria, Universitat de Barcelona Matthew Foreman, University of California, Irvine Grigor Sargsyan, Rutgers University Asger Törnquist, University of Copenhagen Invited young speakers: Carolin Antos, Kurt Gödel Research Center Silvia Steila, University of Bern Thilo Weinert, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Trevor Wilson, Miami University Invited local speakers: David Asperó, University of East Anglia Mirna Džamonja, University of East Anglia Links to previous meetings: Young Set Theory 2016 (Copenhagen) Young Set Theory 2015 (Jerusalem) Young Set Theory 2014 (Będlewo) Young Set Theory 2013 (Oropa) Young Set Theory 2012 (Marseille) Young Set Theory 2011 (Königswinter) Young Set Theory 2010 (Raach) Young Set Theory 2009 (Bellaterra) Young Set Theory 2008 (Bonn) continue reading…

Winter School, Jan 28 – Feb 4, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the registration for the Winter School in Abstract Analysis, section Set Theory & Topology is now open. The conference will take place between Jan 28th and Feb 4th 2017 in Hejnice, Czech Republic. continue reading…

Menachem Magidor 70th Birthday Conference, Jerusalem, February 17-19 2016

Menachem Magidor 70th Birthday Conference The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, February 17-19 2016 Reigstration is now open! Invited speakers: Artur Apter (CUNY) Joan Bagaria (ICREA & UB) James Cummings (CMU) Mirna Dzamonja (UEA) Ilijas Farah (York) Matthew Foreman (UCI) Moti Gitik (TAU) Juliette Kennedy (Helsinki) Peter Koepke (Bonn) Jean Larson (UFL) Bill Mitchell (UFL) Ralf Schindler (Münster) Saharon Shelah (HUJI) Dima Sinapova (UIC) John Steel (Berkeley) Jouko Väänänen (Helsinki & ILLC) Boban Velickovic (Paris 7) Matteo Viale (Torino) Philip Welch (Bristol) Hugh Woodin (Harvard) Organizers: Laura Fontanella Itay Kaplan Asaf Karagila Assaf Rinot 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…

Sakaé Fuchino conference, November 17-19, 2014

Workshop on Mathematical Logic on the Occasion of Sakaé Fuchino’s 60th Birthday November 17 – 19, 2014 Kobe University, Kobe, Japan   Sakaé Fuchino will be turning 60 this year, and we will celebrate his birthday with a workshop in his honor. continue reading…

Infinity, computability, and metamathematics, May 23 -25, 2014

“Infinity, computability, and metamathematics: Celebrating the 60th birthdays of Peter Koepke and Philip Welch” In the year 2014, Peter Koepke and Philip Welch are celebrating their 60th birthdays, and we wish to celebrate this festive occasion with a scientific workshop in their honor. continue reading…

Set Theory events in Poland, September 15-19, 2014

Thematic session in set theory at the dmv-ptm joint meeting, Workshop in set theory. Będlewo, Poznań 14-17-20.09.2014. Arrival in Będlewo – the evening of Sunday, 14.09. Workshop activities – Monday, Tuesday, 15,16.09. continue reading…