Saharon Shelah is a professor of mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Rutgers University in New Jersey.

He received his Ph.D. in 1969 from the Hebrew University.

Shelah’s main interests lie in mathematical logic, model theory in particular, and in axiomatic set theory.

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Recent and upcoming talks by Saharon Shelah

Menachem Magidor 70th Birthday Conference, Jerusalem, February 17-19 2016

Menachem Magidor 70th Birthday Conference The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, February 17-19 2016 Reigstration is now open! Invited speakers: Artur Apter (CUNY) Joan Bagaria (ICREA & UB) James Cummings (CMU) Mirna Dzamonja (UEA) Ilijas Farah (York) Matthew Foreman (UCI) Moti Gitik (TAU) Juliette Kennedy (Helsinki) Peter Koepke (Bonn) Jean Larson (UFL) Bill Mitchell (UFL) Ralf Schindler (Münster) Saharon Shelah (HUJI) Dima Sinapova (UIC) John Steel (Berkeley) Jouko Väänänen (Helsinki & ILLC) Boban Velickovic (Paris 7) Matteo Viale (Torino) Philip Welch (Bristol) Hugh Woodin (Harvard) Organizers: Laura Fontanella Itay Kaplan Asaf Karagila Assaf Rinot 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…

13/Oct/2014: Rachid Atmai and Saharon Shelah

All talks are in Hill DST Seminar at 3:20 Room 425 October 10/13 — Rachid Atmai (Rutgers) Title: The derived model theorem. Logic Seminar at 5:00 Room 705 Monday 10/13– Saharon Shelah (Rutgers) Title: The maximality principle for stationary sets continue reading…

Mid-Atlantic Mathematical Logic Seminar, October 25-26, 2014

Rutgers Logic Conference 2014 The Fall 2014 Rutgers Logic Meeting will take place at Rutgers University on October 25-26, 2014. The invited speakers are Ilijas Farah, Andrew Marks, Justin Moore, Saharon Shelah, Dima Sinapova, and Nam Trang. continue reading…

Saharon Shelah: Coloring Theorems

Set Theory Seminar (HUJI) We shall meet this Friday (November 29th) in the Hebrew University math department building, 10am. Speaker: Saharon Shelah (HUJI) Title: משפטי צביעה (Coloring Theorems) Abstract: ההרצאה היא על מאמר 1027. continue reading…

Saharon Shelah is receiving the 2013 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research

Providence, RI—Saharon Shelah is receiving the 2013 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research. Shelah is Distinguished Visiting Professor of Mathematics at Rutgers University and Professor of Mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. continue reading…

22/10/2012: Saharon Shelah, and Aaron Hill

Rutgers Logic Seminars Fall 2012 Room 705, Hill Center Rutgers Logic Seminar Monday Oct 22nd, 5:00-6:20 pm Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University/Rutgers How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness VI ? Descriptive Set Theory Seminar Monday Oct 22nd, 3:20-4:40 pm Aaron Hill, University of North Texas Isomorphisms of rank-1 systems in Aut(X,mu) continue reading…

15/Oct/2012: Simon Thomas, and Saharon Shelah

Rutgers Logic Seminars Fall 2012 Room 705, Hill Center Rutgers Logic Seminar Monday Oct 15th, 5:00-6:20 pm Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University/Rutgers How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness IV ? Descriptive Set Theory Seminar Monday Oct 15th, 3:20-4:40 pm Simon Thomas, Rutgers Ultraproducts of measure preserving actions II continue reading…

Saharon Shelah: How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness III ?

Rutgers Logic Seminars Fall 2012 Room 705, Hill Center Rutgers Logic Seminar Monday Oct 8th, 5:00-6:20 pm Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University/Rutgers How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness III ? Descriptive Set Theory Seminar Monday Oct 8th, 3:20-4:40 pm No seminar this week continue reading…

28/Sep/2012: Michal Doucha, and Saharon Shelah

11:00–12:00 Bahen Centre, Room 2135 Speaker: Michal Doucha (Charles University) Title:  Canonization of analytic equivalence relations for the Carlson-Simpson forcing Absrtact: I will present a forcing notion naturally associated to the Carlson-Simpson theorem. continue reading…