The New York Group Theory Seminar was founded in 1960 by Wilhelm Magnus, whose picture is attached here. For many years the New York Group Theory Seminar was coordinated by Gilbert Baumslag. Memorial Seminar for G. Baumslag video The seminar meets Friday 4:005:00 p.m. at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (Room 5417). The current organizers are Khalid BouRabee, Olga Kharlampovich, Alexei Miasnikov, Vladimir Shpilrain and Sean Cleary.

Recent Announcements

March 3, 16:0017:00, Room 5417, H. Helfgott (U. Gottingen and CNRS)
The diameter of the symmetric group Given a finite group $G$ and a set $A$ of generators, the diameter $\diam(\Gamma(G,A))$ of the Cayley graph $\Gamma(G,A ...
Posted Feb 25, 2017, 1:25 PM by NY Group Theory

Feb 24, 16:0017:00, Room 5417 I. Kapovich (UIUC)
Dynamics on freebycyclic groupsAbstract: We develop a counterpart of the ThurstonFriedMcMullen ``fibered face'' theory in the setting of freebycyclic groups, that is, mapping ...
Posted Feb 19, 2017, 10:51 AM by NY Group Theory

Feb 10, 16:0017:00, Room 5417 J. Behrstock (CUNY)
Title: Asymptotic dimension of mapping class groupsAbstract: The goal of this talk will be to describe our recent result proving that the asymptotic dimension of the mapping class group ...
Posted Feb 6, 2017, 11:23 AM by NY Group Theory

Feb 3, A. Miasnikov (Stevens), 4:155:15, Room 5417
“Homogeneous and isotypic groups and algebras”
The type of a tuple of elements of a group (or a ring) G is the set of all formulas of the group (ring ...
Posted Jan 28, 2017, 7:59 PM by NY Group Theory

Dec 9, MAD, Room C201, 2:005:10
Manhattan Algebra Dayhttp://web.stevens.edu/algebraic/MADAY2016/
Posted Dec 6, 2016, 9:58 PM by NY Group Theory
