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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Amsterdam Workshop in Set Theory, 10-11 Feb 2012, Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

On Friday February 10th 2012, Yurii Khomskii will publicly defend his PhD thesis in Amsterdam 
(11am, Aula). Following the defense, we shall hold a set theory workshop where the members of the 
committee, local set theorists and some additional guests will give talks. Every interested 
researcher is cordially invited.

Venue:  University Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam, Room Potgieterszaal.


Friday 10 February

15.00-15.45	Joan Bagaria
 		Topologies on ordinals and stationary reflection.
15.45-16.30: 	Daisuke Ikegami
 		Regularity properties and infinitary Borel sets
16.45-17.30:	Marcin Sabok
 		Complexity of Ramsey-null sets.
17.30-18.15: 	Benjamin Miller
 		Bases, rigidity, and non-hyperfinite equivalence relations

Saturday 11 February

10.15-11.00:	Sy Friedman
 		The Essence of V.
11.15-12.00: 	Philipp Schlicht
 		Separating bounding and dominating numbers for uncountable structures.
12.00-12.45:	Stefan Geschke
 		Structural results on clopen graphs.
13.45-14.30:	Andrew Brooke-Taylor
14.30-15.15:	Klaas Pieter Hart
 		The Katowice problem.
15.30-16.15:	Joerg Brendle
 		Cardinal invariants and large continuum.

Organizers: Zhenhao Li, Benedikt Loewe.
Funded by the ILLC and the NWO (2011/11871/EW).