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AISB event Bulletin Item

CONFERENCE & CALL FOR PAPERS: "Groups and Model Theory", 30 May - 2 June 2011, GERMANY


Muelheim an der Ruhr (Germany)

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

This is the third and last announcement for the conference
"Groups and Model Theory", May 30 - June 3, 2011.

together with a "Call for Papers" to be published in a "Contemporary Mathematics" volume of the AMS.

Please see below for more details and please distribute it as you feel appropriate. Please feel 
also free to announce the conference/poster at your department and  homepage.

The final programme will be online soon.

Conference announcement and Call for Papers

  "Groups and Model Theory"
  May 30 - June 3, 2011
  Muelheim an der Ruhr (Germany)

The conference will focus on Group Theory, Model Theory and their interaction with a particular 
emphasis on Abelian Group Theory. The lectures on Thursday and the conference dinner are dedicated 
to Professor Ruediger Goebel on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

  The following main speakers have agreed to give a lecture:

  Silvana Bazzoni (Padova)
  Peter Cameron (London)
  Laszlo Fuchs (Tulane)
  Ruediger Goebel (Essen)
  Dugald Macpherson (Leeds)
  Luigi Salce (Padova)
  Saharon Shelah (Jerusalem)
  Simon Thomas (Rutgers)
  Jan Trlifaj (Prague)
  John Truss (Leeds)

  Moreover, there will be several plenary talks by invited young speakers including

  Gabor Braun (Budapest)
  Antongiulio Fornasiero (Mnster)
  Daniel Herden (Essen)
  Itay Kaplan (Konstanz and Jerusalem)

  For further information including registration, the conference center, accomodation, and travelling, please see


Everyone is welcome to participate but submission of talks is closed.

Call for Papers:

The AMS has agreed to publish a conference proceedings as a volume in their series "Contemporary 
Mathematics". Editors of the volume will be Laszlo Fuchs and the organizers of the conference. 
We therefore would like to invite everyone to submit research papers focusing on topics related 
to the scope of the conference. Participation in the conference is encouraged, but is not a 
prerequisite for the submission of a paper. The papers will be refereed according to the usual 
standards by external referees. The submission deadline will be soon after the conference (July 2011).

For more information please see the webpage given above.

It would be great to meet you at this event.

Lutz Struengmann, Manfred Droste, Katrin Tent, and Martin Ziegler

PD Dr. Lutz Strngmann
Department of Mathematics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Campus Essen
45117 Essen

Phone: +49-201-183-4169
e-mail:  lutz.struengmann@uni-due.de
web: http://www.uni-due.de/algebra-logic/struengmann.shtml