Menachem Magidor (born 1946) is a professor of mathematics at the Einstein Institute of Mathematics who specializes in mathematical logic, in particular set theory.

He received his Ph.D. in 1973 from the Hebrew University.
He served as president of the Hebrew University from 1997 to 2009.

Recent awards: Humboldt Prize.


Recent and upcoming talks by Menachem Magidor

Double session at Fields Institute (Menachem Magidor and Vera Fischer)

Place: Fields Institute, Room 210 Date: 31-October- 2014 Time: 12:30-15:00 Speaker 1 (from 12:30 to 13:30): Vera Fischer Title: Definable Maximal Cofinitary Groups and Large Continuum Abstract: A cofinitary group is a subgroup of the group of all permutations of the natural numbers, all non-identity elements of which have only finitely many fixed points. continue reading…

8th Young Set Theory Workshop, October 25-30, 2015

The 8th Young Set Theory Workshop will take place October 25-30 2015, at the Israel Institute of Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. The aims of the “Young Set Theory Workshops” are to bring together young researchers in the domain of set theory and give them the opportunity to learn from each other and from experts in a friendly environment. continue reading…

Münster conference on fine structure and inner model theory, July 20-24, 2015

Münster conference on fine structure and inner model theory Institut für Mathematische Logik, WWU Münster, July 20 — 24, 2015 Organizers: Ralf Schindler (Münster), John Steel (Berkeley) People who expressed their intention to participate: Dominik Adolf (Berkeley), Sean Cox (VCU), Qi Feng (Beijing), Gabriel Fernandes (Münster), Gunter Fuchs (CUNY), Ronald Jensen (Berlin), Menachem Magidor (Jerusalem), Grigor Sargsyan (Rutgers), Ralf Schindler (Münster), Farmer Schlutzenberg, John Steel (Berkeley), Nam Trang (CMU), Sandra Uhlenbrock (Münster), Trevor Wilson (Irvine), W. continue reading…

Meeting in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday, April 17-19, 2015

Conference in Honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th Birthday The meeting in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday will be held on April 17-19, 2015, at Harvard University. Conference Speakers H. Garth Dales (University of Lancaster) Qi Feng (Chinese Academy of Sciences) Matthew D. continue reading…

Menachem Magidor: Inner models constructed from generalized logics

Dear all, We shall meet next Friday (August 15th) in the Hebrew University math department building, at 10 am. Speaker: Menachem Magidor (HUJI) Title: Inner models constructed from generalized logics Abstract: The constructible universe L is constructed in stages where one uses first order definablity to define the successor stage. continue reading…

Set Theory Workshop in Freiburg, June 10 – 13, 2014

Set Theory Workshop in Freiburg at FRIAS and the Mathematical Institute of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität June 10 – 13, 2014 About recent topics in set theory Speakers include Alessandro Andretta, Turin Andreas Blass, Ann Arbor Natasha Dobrinen, Denver Mirna Džamonja, Norwich Vera Fischer, Vienna Sy-David Friedman, Vienna Martin Goldstern, Vienna Menachem Kojman, Beer Sheva Péter Komjáth, Budapest Giorgio Laguzzi, Hamburg Adrian Mathias, La Réunion Menachem Magidor, Jerusalem Janusz Pawlikowski, Wrocław Lajos Soukup, Budapest Stevo Todorčević, Paris and Toronto Boban Veličković, Paris Matteo Viale, Turin Philip Welch, Bristol Lyubomyr Zdomskyy, Vienna Organisers: Heike Mildenberger, Freiburg  Luca Motto Ros, Freiburg continue reading…

Conference celebrating Philip Welch’s 60th Birthday, March 22 – 23, 2014

Conference celebrating Philip Welch’s 60th Birthday 22 March 2014 to 23 March 2014 Organisers: Kentaro Fujimoto, Leon Horsten Description A two day conference will be held to celebrate the work of Philip Welch on his 60th birthday. continue reading…

16th Latin American Symposium on Mathematical Logic, July 28 – August 1, 2014

XVI SLALM (Latin American Symposium in Mathematical Logic) Plenary Speakers Boris Zilber (University of Oxford, England) Stevo Todorcievic (University of Toronto, Canada) Lev Beklemishev (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow, Russia) Verónica Becher (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) Oswaldo Chateubriand (Pontificia Universidade Católica de Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Peter Jipsen (Chapman University, USA) Tutorials Set Theory: Menachem Magidor (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) Computability Theory: Antonio Montalbán (University of California, Berkeley, USA) Model Theory: Kobi Peterzil (Haifa University, Israel) Non Classical Logics. continue reading…

Inner Model Theory events in California, June, 2014

Descriptive Inner Model Theory 2-6 Jun 2014 Palo Alto CA, U.S.A. The AIM at Palo Alto will host a workshop on descriptive inner model theory, June 02-06, 2014, organized by R. continue reading…

Menachem Magidor: On compactness properties of successors of singular cardinals

Monday, June 17, 2013, 16.30 Seminar room 1.008, Mathematical Institute, University of Bonn Speaker: Menachem Magidor (Einstein Institute of Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Title: On compactness properties of successors of singular cardinals continue reading…