Born 24 January 1946. Menachem Magidor 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.

1987-1989: Chair, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, Hebrew university of Jerusalem.
1992-1996: Dean of Science, Hebrew university of Jerusalem.
1997-2009: President, Hebrew university of Jerusalem.

Magidor has 3 publications in Annals of Mathematics, 1 in Acta Mathematica, and 1 in Journal of the AMS.

Recent awards: Humboldt Prize; Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Recent and upcoming talks by Menachem Magidor

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…

Set Theory, Model Theory and Applications (In memory of Mati Rubin), Eilat, April 22-26, 2018

RESEARCH WORKSHOP OF THE ISRAEL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Set Theory, Model Theory and Applications (In memory of Mati Rubin)   The international conference “Set Theory, Model Theory and Applications,” in memory of our late colleague Mati Rubin, will take place at the Eilat Campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel) from 22 – 26 April, 2018. continue reading…

Set Theoretic Methods in Topology and Analysis, Będlewo, September 3-9, 2017

Set Theoretic Methods in Topology and Analysis 03.09.2017 – 09.09.2017 | Będlewo Aims and scope: The purpose of the conference is to bring together well-known specialists and young researchers working in set theory, topology, and their applications in other branches of mathematics, including algebra and functional analysis. continue reading…

A conference on the occasion of Jensen’s 80th birthday, Münster, Aug 02–04, 2017

  Set theory conference   A conference on the occasion of Ronald B. Jensen‘s 80th birthday   Institut für Mathematische Logik und Grundlagenforschung, WWU Münster   Aug 02–Aug 04, 2017 Organizers: Menachem Magidor (Jerusalem), Ralf Schindler (Münster), John Steel (Berkeley), W. continue reading…

Set theory workshop at UIC, October 20-23, 2016

Set theory workshop The workshop will be held at the University of Illinois at Chicago on October 20-23. Topic will cover forcing, large cardinals, applications of set theory. We will have three tutorials from leading experts and several talks by younger researchers. continue reading…

Large Cardinals and Strong Logics: September 5 through December 16

Dear colleague, We would like to inform you about the forthcoming CRM Intensive Research Program on Large Cardinals and Strong Logics, to be held from September 5 to December 16, 2016. continue reading…

High and low forcing, San Jose, Jan 11 – 15, 2016

High and low forcing January 11 to January 15, 2016 at the American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, California organized by Itay Neeman and Dima Sinapova This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, is devoted to new methods of forcing, in infinitary combinatorics, and in connection with axioms about the real line. continue reading…

Independence Results in Mathematics and Challenges in Iterated Forcing, Norwich, November 2-6 2015

Satellite Workshop 2nd November 2015 to 6th November 2015 Held at the University of East Anglia Norwich, UK Organisers: David Aspero (University of East Anglia), Joan Bagaria (Universitat de Barcelona), Mirna Dzamonja (University of East Anglia), Benedikt Loewe (Universität Hamburg) Workshop Theme Independence Results in Mathematics and Challenges in Iterated Forcing Forcing, and especially iterated forcing, is an extremely fruitful technique for proving that certain statements in mathematics are independent from ZFC, or some other base set theory. continue reading…

The Role of the Higher Infinite in Mathematics and Other Disciplines, December 14-18 2015

Workshop Theme The objective of the programme Mathematical, Foundational and Computational Aspects of the Higher Infinite is to stimulate the exchange of ideas among researchers pursuing different approaches to infinity: mathematical, foundational, and computational. continue reading…

8th Young Set Theory Workshop, Jerusalem, 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. (see poster,  booklet, and Group picture) 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…