Public Lecture

Juan Maldacena , Carl P. Feinberg Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, and Member Douglas Stanford will give the public lecture “ The Cool Alter-Ego of a Black Hole ,” on Friday, May 4 , which will take...
Yann LeCun , Director of Facebook AI Research and Silver Professor of Computer Science at New York University, will a give a public lecture, “How Could Machines Learn as Efficiently as Animals and Humans? , on Tuesday, December 12...
Ulrich Marzolph , Professor of Islamic studies at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen, Germany, will give a public lecture, “The Visual Culture of Iranian Twelver Shiism in the Qajar Period , which will take place Thursday, December 7 , at...
Sanjeev Arora , Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, and Richard Zemel , Visitor in the School of Mathematics, will a give a public lecture, “Machines: How Do They Learn and Where Are They Headed?,” on Friday, October 27 , which will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus. The event will feature panel discussion moderated by Robbert Dijgkraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor.
David Lang, Institute for Advanced Study Artist-in-Residence, will give a public lecture, “The Pattern Makers: Season 2,” on Wednesday, October 11. This lecture, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study, will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus.
Yve-Alain Bois , Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, will a give a public lecture, “Matisse’s Scale: What’s with the Bamboo Stick? , on Friday, May 5 , which will take...
Jacco Dieleman , Associate Professor of Egyptology at the University of California, Los Angeles and a 2016­–17 Shelby Cullom Davis Fellow at Princeton University, will a give a public lecture, “How to Handle a Mummy: A Burial Ritual from Greco-Roman Egypt ,...
Klaus Larres , Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study Member in the School of Historical Studies and Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor of History and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will give a public lecture, “Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, and China: The Dawning of a New Global Order?,” on Wednesday, March 8. This lecture, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study , will take place at 6:00 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus.
Jeffrey Davidow, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Venezuela and Zambia, will give a public lecture, “Latin America: Walls or Bridges,” on Wednesday, March 1, which will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus. This lecture is part of the World Disorder Lecture Series, organized by Jonathan Haslam, George F. Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies and is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Institute.
Robert E. Lerner , Professor Emeritus of History at Northwestern University and former Member in the School of Historical Studies, will give a public lecture, “Ernst Kantorowicz: Institute Events and Some Unpublished Writings of a Towering Twentieth-Century Intellectual.”...
Bill Browder , Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hermitage Capital Management, will give a public lecture, “Lawless Economy? Putin’s Russia and the Imperfect Market,” on Friday, December 2, which will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute...
Benjamin Elman , Gordon Wu ’58 Professor of Chinese Studies at Princeton University, will deliver a public lecture, “Philologists as Rogues? The Life of a Confucian Classic Recovered in Early Modern Japan and Its Transmission Back to Imperial China,” on Friday,...