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

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…

Logic Colloquium 2015, August 3-8, 2015

The annual European Summer Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic, the Logic Colloquium 2015 (LC 2015), will be organized in Helsinki, Finland, 3-8 August 2015. Logic Colloquium 2015 is co-located with the 15th Conference of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, CLMPS 2015, and with the SLS Summer School in Logic. continue reading…

Meeting in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday, March 27-29, 2015

Conference in Honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th Birthday The meeting in honor of Hugh Woodin’s 60th birthday will be held on March 27-29, 2015, at Harvard University. Conference Schedule Friday, March 27, 2015. continue reading…

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…

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

3rd Münster conference on inner model theory, the core model induction, and hod mice Institut für Mathematische Logik, WWU Münster, July 20 — 31, 2015 Organizers: Ralf Schindler (Münster), John Steel (Berkeley) This conference will be a sequel to the 1st Conference on the core model induction and hod mice that was held in Münster (FRB), July 19 — August 06, 2010, to the 2nd Conference on the core model induction and hod mice that was held in Münster (FRG), August 08 — 19, 2011, as well as to the AIM Workshop on Descriptive Inner Model Theory, held in Palo Alto (CA), June 02 — 06, 2014, and to the Conference on Descriptive Inner Model Theory, held in Berkeley (CA) June 09 — 13, 2014. continue reading…

Menachem Magidor: Inner models constructed from generalized logics

Friday Set Theory Seminar (HUJI) 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…