The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute will host a workshop on Near Eastern Studies after Patricia Crone on Monday, June 4, 2018. Participants, including Sabine Schmidtke , Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and Joseph Witztum , former research assistant to the late...
The exhibition SPOLIA – 22 Transcripts is on view at the Institute for Advanced Study’s Simons Hall and the Historical Studies – Social Science Library from May 4 to October 31. “Spolia” are recycled stones—building blocks, reliefs, tombstones, etc.—removed from their original context to be...
The Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Dutch astronomer and chemist Ewine Fleur van Dishoeck to its Board of Trustees, effective May 5, 2018. Van Dishoeck is Professor of Molecular Astrophysics at the University of Leiden, External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for...
Myles W. Jackson, an internationally renowned historian of science whose breadth of research extends from molecular biology and physics to intellectual property and privacy issues, has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies, effective July 1, 2018. Jackson is currently the...