Events and Activities

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

Apr
14
2021

Near Eastern Studies and Digital Scholarship @IAS Joint Lecture

Bibliotheca Arabica: A Digital Home for the Arabic Manuscript Tradition
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
24
2021

Edward T. Cone Concert: Jasper String Quartet

Edward T. Cone Concert Series
Virtual concert, live from Wolfensohn Hall
8:00pm


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The Jasper String Quartet is one of the great young quartets in the world today, and one of the few equally at home playing music old and new. For this concert they do a little of both, playing a recent, spectacularly propulsive...

May
20
2021

IAS Ethiopian Studies Series

Beyond Ethiopia: The Islamic Intellectual History of the Horn of Africa
12:00pm|ZOOM Meeting

This is the fourth and final 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)

Much progress has been made over the past decade...

Jun
17
2021

The Author's Voice

The Goddess Isis and the Kingdom of Meroe
12:00pm|Online

The Institute for Advanced Study, in partnership with Gorgias Press, is delighted to announce a new online lecture program, The Author's Voice.

The second lecture will be given by Solange Ashby, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Barnard College.

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Sep
16
2021

The Author's Voice

Sasanian Iran: A Personal View
12:00pm|Online

The Institute for Advanced Study, in partnership with Gorgias Press, is delighted to announce a new online lecture program, The Author's Voice.

The third lecture will be given by Michael R. Jackson Bonner, Canadian writer, political adviser and...

Nov
12
2021

Near Eastern Studies Conference

Ignaz Goldziher and his Correspondents: Islamic and Jewish Studies around the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Convenors:
Hans-Jürgen Becker (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Kinga Dévényi (Corvinus University of Budapest, and The Oriental Collection of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Sebastian Günther (Georg-August-Universität...

Nov
13
2021

Near Eastern Studies Conference

Ignaz Goldziher and his Correspondents: Islamic and Jewish Studies around the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Convenors:
Hans-Jürgen Becker (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Kinga Dévényi (Corvinus University of Budapest, and The Oriental Collection of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Sebastian Günther (Georg-August-Universität...