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Eben Kirksey , American anthropologist and current Member in the School of Social Science, will embark on a three-year research project titled “The Promise of Justice,” with funding announced today by the Australian Research Council. Kirksey will work alongside fellow Chief Investigator Sophie Chao,...
Sabine Schmidtke
Sabine Schmidtke , Professor in the School of Historical Studies, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award for her academic achievements. The grant will support Schmidtke's project “Travelling Knowledge: Towards a Historical Bibliography of the Islamic World,” conducted in collaboration with Sebastian Günther...
Robbert Dijkgraaf , IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor, will join a panel of distinguished scientists at the European Research Council conference “A Sustainable Future for Europe—The Contribution of Frontier Research” on December 3, 2019, in Brussels. The panel debate, which will offer a...
Edward Witten speaks at the podium in Simons Hall at the Institute for Advanced Study
Edward Witten , Charles Simonyi Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Other elected scholars include Shirley M. Tilghman, IAS Trustee; William Nielsen Brandt , Visitor (2005–06) in the...