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 or 4102). The current organizers are Sean Cleary, Olga Kharlampovich, Alexei Miasnikov and Vladimir Shpilrain.

Recent Announcements

Manhattan Algebra Day, Dec 4, Room 9205 9:0017:00
http://web.stevens.edu/algebraic/MADAY2015/
Posted Nov 21, 2015, 8:02 AM by NY Group Theory

Nov 13, Ruth Charney (Brandeis U.), Room 5417, 16:0017:00
Random Graph Products of Cyclic GroupsFor a finite graph $\Gamma$, the rightangled Artin group $A_\Gamma$ is the group generated by the vertices of $\Gamma$ with relations given ...
Posted Nov 9, 2015, 6:58 PM by NY Group Theory

Nov 6 Aner Shalev (Hebrew U.), Joint meeting with GRECS seminar, GC 5417, 4pm5pm
Words and generarion in linear groupsAbstract:We will discuss two recent results showing that finitely generatedlinear groups with certain properties are virtually solvable.The first one (joint with ...
Posted Oct 30, 2015, 10:06 AM by NY Group Theory

Oct 30 Alex Gamburd (Grad Center), 16:0017:00, Room 5417
Markoff Triples and Strong Approximation. Abstract: Markoff triples are integer solutions to Markoff equation $x^2+y^2+z^2=3xyz$ which arose in Markoff's spectacular and fundamental work ...
Posted Oct 21, 2015, 7:47 PM by NY Group Theory

Oct 23, J. Behrstock (Lehman College, CUNY), 16:0017:00, Room 5417
Title: Random graphs and applications to Coxeter groups. Abstract: Erdos and Renyi introduced a model for studying random graphs of a given "density" and proved that there is a sharp ...
Posted Oct 16, 2015, 7:16 AM by NY Group Theory
