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“Tiananmen remains the most sensitive and taboo subject in China. The post-Tiananmen regime has constructed a narrative portraying the Tiananmen Movement as a Western conspiracy to weaken and divide China. Massive efforts were devoted to inscribe this official account into the collective national memory. Denied...

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April 22, 2019
Listen to the BBC Radio 3 broadcast by Director's Visitor (2018) Sally Marlow , who interviews IAS Director Robbert Dijkgraaf , and Professors Joan Wallach Scott , Freeman J. Dyson , Nima Arkani-Hamed , and Myles W. Jackson .
The American Mathematical Society has awarded the 2019 Award for Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference to the Women and Mathematics Program at the Institute for Advanced Study for its "outstanding program of encouraging women to pursue advanced study and careers in mathematics."...
James M. Stone, a world renowned computational astrophysicist, whose research is focused on fluid dynamics—in particular numerical solutions to the equations of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) in an astrophysical context—has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Natural Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study,...