About the Friends

Friends since 2008

“Time and resources to pursue unconstrained research is of great value to future generations and in short supply around the globe. The Institute for Advanced Study provides leading scholars with the perfect environment to nurture fundamentally new research and many lifelong collaborations amongst global leaders in the sciences and humanities. As Friends and contributors, it is a privilege to support the Institute and the achievement of its farsighted mission.” Cynthia Hillas and Robert Hillas, Chair of the Friends

Upcoming Events

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Oct 01
Artist Salon with Frank Snowden

Artist Salon featuring Frank Snowden

Frank Snowden will discuss his latest book Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present
Oct 16

Friends Lunch with a Member

Aaron Hershkowitz, Project Coordinator for Krateros, the IAS squeeze digitization project.
Oct 17
Edward T. Cone Concert Series

Maya Beiser — Music for Multiple Cellos

The New York Times calls Israeli-American Cellist Maya Beiser 'the cello goddess.' After beginning her career as a budding classical music superstar, Beiser changed gears, dedicating her life to advocating for music by composers of our time. Her program will include music by...