Propety (T) and around

Sde-Boker; February 6-11 2011.


  • Uri Bader (Technion}
  • Tsachik Gelander (Hebrew University),
  • Yair Glasner (Ben Gurion University),

Confirmed participants (in alphabetical order)

  1. Miklos Abert (Renyi Institute Budapest),
  2. Uri Bader(Technion),
  3. Pierre-Emmanunel Caprace (Universite catholique de Louvain),
  4. Tsachik Gelander (HUJI),
  5. Yair Glasner (BGU),
  6. Martin Kassabov (Southampton, Cornell),
  7. Omer Lavi (Technion)
  8. Nicolas Monod (Lausanne),
  9. Andres Navas (Universidad de Santiago de Chile),
  10. Doron Shafrir (Hebrew University)
  11. Yehuda Shalom (UCLA, Tel-Aviv),
  12. Andrzej Zuk (Paris 7),

List of minicourses to be given

  1. Kassabov: On the property (T) question for Out(F_n)
  2. Gelander-Bader: Property (T) and (FH) for Banach spaces
  3. Navas: Property (T) and actions on the circle
  4. Caprace: Local obstructions to property (T) for simple l.c. groups
  5. Abert: Expanders, property tau and profinite actions

Time Schedule

Sunday 6/2: 13:00-14:00 Lunch, 14:00-15:00 Introductory talk: Tsachik Gelander; 15:30-16:30 Lecture. 19:00-20:00 Dinner

Lecture schedule on a regular day 7:30-9 Breakfast; 9:00-10:00 Lecture; 10:00-10:30 Coffee; 10:30-11:30 Lecture; 11:50-12:50 Lecture; 13:00-14:00 Lunch; 16:30-17:30 Lecture. 19:00-20:00 Dinner.

Thursday 10/2: There will be an excursion instead of afternoon session.

Friday 11/2: Only morning session will be held.

Funded by

European Research Council (ERC)/grant agreement 203418

The Center for Advanced Studies at Ben Center for Advanced Studies at Ben-Gurion University