The Skolem Lecture

The Skolem Lecture is an annual event in honor of the Norwegian mathematician and logician Thoralf Skolem (1887 – 1963).

Each year a distinguished scholar in mathematical or philosophical logic is invited to lecture on a topic in Skolem's spirit. The series was initiated by Professors Jens Erik Fenstad and Dagfinn Føllesdal in 1987.

The 2019 Skolem Lecture

The 2019 Skolem Lecture was given by Steve Awodey (Carnegie Mellon University), on April 25, 2019.

Past Skolem Lectures

  • 2016 Stewart Shapiro

  • 2015 Michael Rathjen

  • 2014 Kit Fine

  • 2013 Peter Aczel

  • 2011 Jan von Plato

  • 2010 William Tait

  • 2007 Stan S. Wainer

  • 2006 Göran Sundholm

  • 2005 Thierry Coquand

  • 2004 Tim Williamson

  • 2002 Paul Cohen

  • 2001 Saul Kripke

  • 2000 Krister Segerberg

  • 1999 Peter Gärdenfors

  • 1998 Helmut Schwichtenberg

  • 1997 Dana Scott

  • 1996 Per Martin-Löf

  • 1995 Charles Parsons

  • 1994 Grigori Mints

  • 1993 Hao Wang

  • 1992 Jean Yves Girard

  • 1991 Burton Dreben

  • 1990 Robert Boyer

  • 1989 Solomon Feferman

  • 1988 Robin Gandy

  • 1987 Dag Prawitz