Events and Activities

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

Feb 20

English Conversation

Helen Goddard hosts English Conversation in her home. Please email Linda Cooper for further details at This event is not open to the general public.
Feb 20

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

Testing the Presence of Multiple Photometric Components in Nearby Early-Type Galaxies Using SDSS
Andy Goulding is the organizer. The group's website is:
Feb 20

Fitness Center Training

11:30am | Fitness Center
Feb 20

Princeton University/Institute for Advanced Study Planet/Exoplanet Discussion Group

Potluck Discussion of Exoplanet Papers
The Monday Planet Lunch will be held weekly.
Feb 20

Members' Seminar

No seminar today: Presidents Day
2:00pm | S-101
Feb 21

Pottery Classes

Pottery classes given by Mechtild Bitter. Registration required. $15 fee charged for each class.
Feb 21

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar II

Program obfuscation: outside the black box
This talk will survey recent progress on program obfuscation from feasibility results to applications in cryptography and complexity theory.
Feb 21

Floer homology and Khovanov homology reading group

Algebraic and geometric formality results for Fukaya categories
This talk will cover sections 2 and 3 of "The symplectic arc algebra is formal" by Abouzaid-Smith
Feb 21

Institute for Advanced Study/Princeton University Joint Astrophysics Colloquium

The Obliquities of Planet-Hosting Stars
In the Solar system, the planets follow orbits that are aligned with the Sun's equatorial plane to within about 7 degrees. But what about planets around other stars?