A collection of videos of public lectures given by scientists and scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study, as well as material that provides additional context about our distinct environment and mission. A complete resource of IAS videos is available at this portal and on our YouTube channel.
On December 4, 2019, Suzanne Conklin
Akbari, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, gave the
talk "What Is the Value of the Humanities? How We Read (and Write)
Today," examining how we engage with literature and exploring the
case to be made...
On November 1, 2019, Cord
Whitaker, Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study Member in
the School of Historical Studies, gave the talk "Black Metaphors:
How Modern Racism Emerged from Medieval Race-Thinking—and Why
The Institute's School of Mathematics held the workshop "Theory
of Deep Learning: Where Next?" October 15–18, 2019, as part
of the School's special year on Optimization, Statistics, and
Theoretical Machine Learning.
In an exploration of curiosity and adventures into the unknown, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor, explains the important role that curiosity played in Albert Einstein's work, leading to discoveries that are everywhere around us, from lasers and nuclear energy to GPS.
During his career, Arnold J.
Levine, Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences,
has worked across the biological sciences, from virology and
immunology to molecular biology and genetics, and mentored
The 2019 Prospects in Theoretical Physics
program, "Great Problems in Biology for Physicists," took place
July 15–26, 2019, covering topics ranging from virology,
cancer, and immunology to machine learning and neural networks.
Watch videos from the...
From May 31–June 1, 2019, the Institute for Advanced Study
hosted a remembrance in honor of Jean
Bourgain, Professor in the School of Mathematics for
twenty-four years. The public event brought together colleagues,
friends, and collaborators to...