Events and Activities

Explore current and upcoming events and activities happening at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Mar
17
2021

Near Eastern Studies and Digital Scholarship @IAS Joint Lecture

An Egyptian Sheikh’s Literary World
12:00pm|Webinar

“An Egyptian Sheikh’s Literary World” digitally reconstructs the large book collection of Sheikh Mustafa Salamah al-Najjari (d. 1286/1870), an important intellectual in late Ottoman Egypt. We use the 480 print and manuscript titles and valuations...

Mar
19
2021

IAS Ethiopian Studies Series

The Turn to the Medieval in Ethiopian Studies – The Turn to Ethiopia in Medieval Studies II
12:00pm|ZOOM Meeting

This is the third event of a webinar series IAS Ethiopian Studies

Convenors: Suzanne Akbari (IAS), Aaron Butts (CUA / IAS), Samantha L. Kelly (Rutgers U / IAS), Sabine Schmidtke (IAS)

 We are eager to think together about the rich and often...

Mar
20
2021

Pamela Z: Other Rooms

Edward T. Cone Concert Series
Virtual concert, live from San Francisco
8:00pm

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Composer and performance pioneer Pamela Z is at the forefront of exploring the boundary between live and electronic performance. Her delicate, intricate, elaborate songs are accompanied by electronic sounds that are triggered by her...

Mar
31
2021

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

SICLE: Saadian Intellectual and Cultural Life
François Déroche and Nuria de Castilla
12:00pm

Register in advance for this webinar here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Apr
14
2021

Near Eastern Studies and Digital Scholarship @IAS Joint Lecture

Bibliotheca arabica
12:00pm|Webinar

Speakers:
Verena Klemm (Institute of Arabic Studies, University of Leipzig, Germany)
Stefanie Brinkmann(Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig)
Boris Liebrenz (Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig)
Thomas Efer (Sächsische...

Apr
23
2021

Jasper String Quartet

Edward T. Cone Concert Series
8:00pm

Shelley Washington, Middleground
Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet #14 in C# minor, opus 131

Apr
24
2021

Jasper String Quartet

Edward T. Cone Concert Series
8:00pm

Shelley Washington, Middleground
Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet #14 in C# minor, opus 131