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

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…

Saharon Shelah: How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness

Rutgers Logic Seminars Fall 2012 Room 705, Hill Center Descriptive Set Theory Seminar Monday Sept 24th, 3:20-4:40 pm No seminar this week Rutgers Logic Seminar Monday Sept 24th, 5:00-6:20 pm Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University/Rutgers How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness III? continue reading…

17/Sep/2012: Simon Thomas, and Saharon Shelah

Rutgers Logic Seminars Fall 2012 Room 705, Hill Center Descriptive Set Theory Seminar Monday Sept 17th, 3:20-4:40 pm Simon Thomas, Rutgers Ultraproducts of measure preserving actions Rutgers Logic Seminar Monday Sept 17th, 5:00-6:20 pm Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University/Rutgers How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness II? continue reading…

Saharon Shelah: How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness?

Rutgers Logic Seminars Fall 2012 Room 705, Hill Center Rutgers Logic Seminar Monday Sept 10th, 5:00-6:20 pm Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University/Rutgers How much freedom is compatible with complicatedness? continue reading…