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

Novi Sad Conference in Set Theory and General Topology, August 18–21, 2014

The SETTOP 2014 conference will take place August 18-21 in Novi Sad, Serbia.

Set Theory
Model Theory
General Topology

Invited speakers:

Dana Bartošová (Sao Paolo)
Menachem Magidor (Jerusalem)
Jan van Mill (Amsterdam)
Justin Moore (Ithaca, NY)
Stevo Todorčević (Paris – Toronto)

Scientific Committee:

Joan Bagaria (Barcelona)
Mirna Džamonja (Norwich)
Sy Friedman (Vienna)
István Juhász (Budapest)
Miloš Kurilić (Novi Sad) 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…

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
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…