Videos

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. 

During this public lecture held at the Institute on December 12, Yann LeCun, Director of Facebook AI Research and Silver Professor of Computer Science at New York University, explored deep learning and the principles and methods for predictive...

Deep learning, which is the reemergence of artificial neural networks, has recently succeeded as an approach towards artificial intelligence. In many fields, including computational linguistics, deep learning approaches have largely displaced...

In this public lecture held at the Institute on October 27, 2017,  Sanjeev Arora, Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, and ...

In this Friends Talk held at the Institute on October 13, 2017, Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, explores the world heritage of Islamic literature and the efforts to salvage the manuscripts of the Zaydi community...

In this public lecture, Artist-in-Residence David Lang gives an overview of the concerts he has curated for the 2017–18 Edward T. Cone Concert Series season. Lang continues the programming concept introduced last season, which emphasizes the use...

On Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Institute hosted a gathering in remembrance of Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor in the School of Mathematics. Friends, family, and the Institute...

Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor, gives a talk to incoming scholars on the history and mission of the Institute during Welcome Day on September 25, 2017. 

PiTP 2017, titled "Particle Physics at the LHC and Beyond," took place from July 17 to July 28, 2017, and covered topics ranging from experimental results in particle physics to prospects for physics beyond the standard model. ...

In this public lecture, Thomas Piketty, Professor at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris (EHESS) and the École d’économie de Paris/Paris School of Economics, presents new findings and reflections on global inequality dynamics as...

In this public lecture, held at the Institute on May 5, 2017,  Yve-Alain Bois, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, focuses on Matisse's use of the bamboo stick in large-scale works and the bodily conception of scale it entails. In a...

In this public lecture, hosted by the Institute on April 28, Jacco Dieleman, Member (2016) in the School of Historical Studies, Associate Professor of Egyptology at the University of California, Los Angeles...

At a ceremony and discussion hosted by the Institute on April 19, the Social Science Research Council presented the 2016 Albert O. Hirschman Prize, the organization's highest honor, to Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and...