Memorial Conference for Erik Palmgren, 1963–2019

Due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) this event has been postponed until further notice

May 7–8 2020, Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University.

Erik Palmgren, professor of Mathematical Logic at Stockholm University, passed away unexpectedly in November 2019.

This conference will be a two-day workshop to remember and celebrate Erik's life and work. There will be talks by Erik’s friends and colleagues, as well as time for discussions and exchange of memories during breaks. Talks may be about any topics that Erik would have enjoyed, including but not limited to (in Erik’s words):

ObituaryErik’s homepage


Confirmed speakers

There is some space for contributed talks. If you would like to speak, please send a title and abstract to by Friday March 6. Contributions are especially encouraged from those who knew and worked with Erik.

Registration and travel funding

Registration is free; please email by Friday 3 April if you plan to attend.

Some travel funding is available for early-career participants. To apply, please let us know in your registration email by Friday March 6.


Full schedule to be decided.

Local information

The meeting will take place at the Stockholm University Mathematics Department in Kräftriket.

More information about accommodation and other practical matters will appear soon.


The memorial conference is organized by Erik’s students and colleagues at Stockholm University:

For any questions, please email