Events and Activities

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

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Oct 28

Homological Mirror Symmetry (minicourse)

Logarithmic Gromov-Witten invariants
10:45am | S-101
Following Katz-Nishinou, we will compute the number of lines on a quintic threefold in $\mathbb P^4$ by degenerating the quintic to the union of coordinate hyperplanes.
Oct 28

Princeton University Astrophysical Sciences Supernova Discussion Group

Everyone is welcome. Adam Burrows is the organizer.
Oct 28

Princeton University Gravity Group Lunch Seminar

Surrogate Models of Gravitational Waveforms from Numerical Relativity Simulations of Black Hole Mergers
12:00pm | Jadwin Hall, Joe Henry Room, Room 102
GW150914 was the first detection of gravitational waves from a binary black hole merger, bringing us into the era of gravitational wave astronomy.
Oct 28

High Energy Theory Seminar

Projective Geometry of Scattering Amplitudes
1:45pm | Bloomberg Hall Physics Library
I will introduce a technique in studying the analytic structure of perturbative S-matrix of QFTs.
Oct 28

Contesting American Values

5:30pm | Wolfensohn Hall
Jonathan Israel, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies will discuss the American Revolution and its enormous, but bitterly divisive impact on European, Canadian, and Latin American political thought and attitudes
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Oct 29

Workshop on Topology: Identifying Order in Complex Systems

9:30am | David Rittenhouse Laboratory Room A4, University of Pennsylvania
Oct 31

Workshop on Emerging Topics

To Be Announced
Oct 31

Princeton University/Institute for Advanced Study Galread [Galactic/Extragalactic Reading Group]

Redshift and Luminosity Evolution of the Intrinsic Alignments of Galaxies in Horizon-AGN
11:00am | Princeton University, Peyton Hall, Grand Central
Andy Goulding is the organizer. The group's website is:
Oct 31

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I

Communication complexity of approximate Nash equilibria
11:15am | West Building Lecture Hall
For a constant $\epsilon$, we prove a $\mathrm{poly}(N)$ lower bound on the communication complexity of $\epsilon$-Nash equilibrium in two-player $N \times N$ games.
Oct 31

Social Science Seminar

The School of Social Science Lunch Seminar meets each Monday.