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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS: "Modern Set Theory", 1-5 Aug 2011, SLOVENIA

Modern Set Theory: Foundations & Applications -Workshop held at ESSLLI 2011, Ljubljana, Slovenia

This workshop is organized and financially supported by the research networking programme INFTY: 
New frontiers of infinity: mathematical, philosophical, and computational prospects funded by the
European Science Foundation (ESF).

Organizers: Mirna Dzamonja (University of East Anglia, U.K.) and Benedikt Loewe (Universiteit van 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

Tutorial speakers. Gregor Dolinar (Univerza v Ljubljani, Slovenia), Martin Goldstern (Technische 
Universitt Wien, Austria), and Jean Larson (University of Florida, U.S.A.).

Invited speaker. Grzegorz Plebanek (Uniwersytet Wroclawski, Poland).

Programme Committee. Joan Bagaria (Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia), Mirna zamonja (University
of East Anglia, U.K.), Benedikt Loewe (Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands), and Jouko 
Vaananen (Helsingin Yliopisto, Finland and Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

The ESF network INFTY aims (among other things) at embedding set theory in the wider scope of 
modern logic and its applications, as represented at the ESSLLI schools. At the moment, the connections
between the set theory community and the Logic, Language and Information (LLI) community are sparse,
and yet, plenty of points of (potential) research contact exist; to name but one: the theory of 
infinite games is a central topic in modern set theory and plays an important role in many subfields
of the Logic & Computation area of the LLI community. 
This workshop is funded and organized by INFTY in order to:

      * Present the lively and active research area of set theory to a
        broader audience of logicians;

      * Allow junior members of the set-theory community to present their
        research at an ESSLLI school in order to encourage them to interact
        with the broader logic community;

      * Offer logic students an overview of the current research trends in
        set theory.

We cordially invite all set theorists to submit their abstracts via the EasyChair submission page

Abstracts should be at most one page long and can be submitted as "abstract only" or as a PDF file 
via EasyChair. Research students and junior researchers are particularly encouraged to submit. 
All workshop participants will have to register for the ESSLLI summer school; speakers will be able
to register at a reduced rate.

Important dates.

25 March 2011. Deadline for submission of abstracts.
15 April 2011. Notification of workshop contributors.
1-5 August 2011. Workshop.

Both the workshop 'Modern Set Theory: Foundations & Applications' and the foundational course 
'Ordinals and Cardinals: Basic set-theoretic techniques in logic' are generously funded by the 
European Science Foundation in the research networking programme INFTY.