Though it may seem far removed from the noise of the
contemporary world, the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) has a
long history of combating threats to its scholars and their work.
Recent executive orders by President Trump attempting to
Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies at the
Institute for Advanced Study, will a give a public lecture,
“Contesting American Values: The Bumpy Rise of
Democracy in the West (1776-1850),”
on Friday, October 28...
Russian spies held a morbid fascination in the minds of
Americans dating back to the Red Scare in 1919, following the
Bolshevik Revolution and the creation of the Communist
International, of which the Communist Party of the USA became a