A meeting to honour Prof Joachim Lambek

This meeting has passed, and the site serves as a souvenir only. A number of photos from the evening's dinner have kindly been given to me for display here by Diana Dubrovsky; they may be found below, with a larger collection in this directory.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of McGill University invites the public to participate in a day of scientific activities to celebrate the 80th birthday of Professor Joachim Lambek.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, December 5th, 2002.
The lectures will take place in Room 45 (basement) in Burnside Hall at McGill University (805 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal H3A 2K6).

The schedule of lectures is as follows.
9:00-9:10Introductory words (Michael Makkai, McGill University)
9:15-9:55 Robert Raphael (Concordia University): C(X): Some Topics, Algebraic and Topological
10:10-10:50   Philip J. Scott (University of Ottawa): Categorical Proof Theory
11:05-11:45   Joachim Lambek (McGill University): What is a Pregroup?
2:00-2:40Daniela Bargelli (McGill University): A Computational Approach to the Noun in Burushaski  [Abstract]
2:55-3:35Brendan Gillon (McGill University): Subject Predicate Order in Classical Sanscrit
3:50-4:30Prakash Panangaden (McGill University): Discrete Quantum Causal Dynamics [Abstract]

Further information will be posted on this website

Inquiries should be directed to:
Michael Makkai,
Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
McGill University;

Some photos from the dinner