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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

Imagine a conversation between a literary scholar from Palestine, an anthropologist from Iraq, an economist from the Ivory Coast, and a sociologist from Benin. At the Summer Program in Social Science, chaired by Didier Fassin, such a conversation did take place.


Video Lectures

And now for the hard part: China’s economic adjustment after three miracle decades. As part of the World Disorder Lecture Series, Michael Pettis explores China’s tumultuous stock market and its impact on the global economy.