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A Community of Scholars

For more than eighty years, scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study have sought to understand the complexities of the physical world and of humanity, prompting advances in science and society. Access a listing of the Institute’s community of scholars from our founding to today and learn more about some noted figures in IAS history.

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IAS Letter Articles

Ralph Kaufmann, former Member (2013) in the School of Mathematics, discusses how mathematical ideas have to be rediscovered or reimagined, much like in the translation of poetry, in order to be fully grasped.

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Video Lectures

Nicola Di Cosmo, Luce Foundation Professor in the School of Historical Studies, examines methodological issues involved in the historical examination of the relationship between climate change and warfare, conflicts, and the fall of dynasties.