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

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

Andreas Blass, Ann Arbor
Mirna Džamonja, Norwich
Vera Fischer, Vienna
Sy-David Friedman, Vienna
Menachem Magidor, Jerusalem
Stevo Todorčević, Paris and Toronto
Boban Veličković, Paris

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
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)


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…

Chicago Logic Day, April 24, 2013

Logic Day, April 24, 2013
On Wednesday April 24th, we will hold a Logic Day at the University of Chicago. Proposed schedule:

J. Baldwin, UIC
Completeness and Categoricity (in power):
Formalization without Foundationalism
2:30 p.m. continue reading…

Mostowski 100, October 11-13, 2013

The Andrzej Mostowski Centenary Conference will take place at the University of Warsaw on 11-13 October 2013. Here is the list of speakers.
Heritage track

Mikołaj Bojańczyk, University of Warsaw. Computation in Sets With Atoms. continue reading…

Arctic Set Theory Workshop, February 1-5, 2013

This international workshop on the latest developments in set theory, including set theoretic model theory and constructive set theory, will be held in the Kilpisjärvi Research Center of the University of Helsinki, during February 1-5, 2013. continue reading…

New York Graduate Student Logic Conference, April 18-19, 2013

We are pleased to announce the fourth New York Graduate Student Logic Conference will be held Thursday and Friday, April 18-19, 2013, at the CUNY Graduate Center located in midtown Manhattan. continue reading…

4th European Set Theory Conference, July 15 – 18, 2013

The 4th European Set Theory Conference will be held in
Mon St Benet, near Barcelona, on 15-18 July 2013.
Mostowski lecture:

Adam Krawczyk (Warsaw): Andrzej Mostowski Centenary.

Hausdorff Medal lecture:

Hugh Woodin


Moti Gitik (Tel Aviv): Forcing and cardinal arithmetic

Plenary lectures:

Laura Fontanella
Menachem Magidor
Michael Rathjen
John Steel
Philip Welch

Invited lectures:

Alessandro Andretta: The density point property. continue reading…