New York Group Theory Seminar



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 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (Room 5417 or 4102).  The current organizers are Sean Cleary, Olga Kharlampovich, Alexei Miasnikov and Vladimir Shpilrain.   



Recent Announcements

  • Sep 4, Alexander Treyer (Omsk state University), 16:00, Room 5417  "Canonical and existentially closed groups for universal classes of abelian groups"Abstract. The talk is based on joint work with A. Mishenko and V.Remeslennikov and devoted to universal classes ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2015, 1:49 PM by NY Group Theory
  • May 8: Andy Putman (Rice U.) Room 5417, 16:00-17:00 May 8: Andy Putman (Rice U.) TITLE: The stable cohomology of congruence subgroupsABSTRACT:I will explain how to use representation-theoretic tools to understand patterns in the cohomology of ...
    Posted May 4, 2015, 4:09 AM by NY Group Theory
  • May 1, Lee Mosher (Rutgers), Room 5417, 4:00-5:00 Title: Hyperbolic actions and second bounded cohomology for subgroups ofOut(F_n) (joint with Michael Handel)Abstract: After surveying the co-evolution of the theories of hyperbolic actions and ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2015, 7:18 AM by NY Group Theory
  • April 29, 1-2 pm, Hunter College, E920, E. Plotkin (Bar Ilan U) Kac-Moody AlgebrasThe talk is a short survey of recent developments in the area of word maps evaluated on groups and algebras. It is aimed to pose questions relevant ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2015, 6:20 AM by NY Group Theory
  • April 24 NYGT Seminar, room 5417 4:15-5:00 – Eugene Plotkin (Bar Ilan U)  “Equations over algebras: The logical geometry”Our aim is to describe a uniform approach to treat equations over algebras and over models. The main goal is to present a machinery ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2015, 6:07 AM by NY Group Theory
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