The Rolf Schock Prize Symposium in Logic and Philosophy 2018

Datum: 2018-10-17

Tid: 12:30 - 16:00

Adress: Auravägen 17, Djursholm

Lokal: Institut Mittag-Leffler, Wallenbergsalen

In his will, Dr. Rolf Schock, who died in 1986, specified that half of his estate should be used to fund four prizes in the fields of Logic and Philosophy, Mathematics, the Visual arts and Music. The prizes in Logic and Philosophy and in Mathematics is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and those in the Visual arts and Music by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music respectively.

Lectures by Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and Rutgers University, USA, who is awarded The Rolf Schock Prize 2018 in Logic and Philosophy, and invited speaker Jouko Väänänen, University of Helsinki, Finland. 

Saharon Shelah will give his lecture via a video link from Rutgers University.


Lunch. Information about the lunch will be sent to all who has registered, one week before the symposium.

On Saharon Shelah’s contributions to mathematical logic, in particular to model theory
Jouko Väänänen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dividing lines and Lindström’s theorem
Saharon Shelah, Rolf Schock Laureate in Logic and Philosophy 2018, Hebrew  University of Jerusalem, Israel and Rutgers University, USA, via a video link from Rutgers University.

End of symposium


The event is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required for all participants. 

On 16-17 October, ending 12.15 on October 17, The Rolf Schock Prize Symposium in Mathematics 2018 will be held at Institut Mittag Leffler, at the same venue. If you also want to register for this symposium, please click here

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