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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: " Modern Set Theory: Foundations & Applications", 1-5 Aug 2011, SLOVENIA

http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mstesslli2011

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 Dzamonja (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

    http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mstesslli2011

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.

15 April 2011. Deadline for submission of abstracts.
Shortly after 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.