This semester the model theory seminar takes place on Thursdays and is alternating between Stellenbosch and AIMS-SA.

23 February, 2 pm, AIMS-SA – Gareth Boxall – Types and back-and-forth
16 February, 1 pm, Stellenbosch (Room 1006) – Gareth Boxall – Classification theory and Fields I
9 February, 8 am, AIMS-SA – Gareth Boxall – Non-relational languages and theories

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In the second semester of 2016 the model theory seminar was essentially replaced by an Honours course.

In the first semester of 2016 the model theory seminar focused on o-minimality. This semester it is doubling as an Honours course, roughly following Boris Zilber’s chapter in Yuri Manin’s book.

Below is a list of the talks that took place in the second semester of 2015.

28 July – Gareth Boxall – Structures and Ultraproducts
11 August – Gareth Boxall – Saturation and Strong Homogeneity
18 August – Gareth Boxall – Elimination of Imaginaries
25 August – Gareth Boxall – Classification
1 September – Taboka Chalebgwa – Butler’s First Order Irrationality Criteria for Series
8 September – Mark Chimes – Brief Introduction to NIP and Stability
15 September – Tsinjo Rakotonarivo – M^eq Properties
22 September – Gareth Boxall – NIP Theories and Types
29 September – Taboka Chalebgwa – Exponentiation in Model Theory
6 October – Mark Chimes – Forking and Dividing
13 October – Tsinjo Rakotonarivo – Dense Pairs
20 October – Gareth Boxall – Complex Exponentiation
27 October – Taboka Chalebgwa and Mark Chimes – Preliminary versions of talks for SAMS2015