Scholars from academic institutions around the world are invited to submit a proposal to the Academic Committee. The topics covered are wide ranging and diverse, representing the Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities.
Conferences are open to an academic audience, by invitation only. The duration of each conference is approximately from 2-7 days. 

Some of the conferences are sponsored solely by the IIAS.  Others are jointly sponsored with the Israel Science Foundation (ISF).  


How to Apply


Academic year 2016-2017

dates Conferences (click) organizers Type
September 25-29, 2016 The Second Israeli Workshop for Women in Mathemathematics

Yael Algom-Kfir (Haifa University)

Shiri Artstein (Tel-Aviv University)

Tamar Ziegler (Hebrew University)

academic year 2015-2016      
July 24-28, 2016

Repetitive Negative Thinking and Emotional Disorders: From Basic Science to Intervention - Research Cancelled

Nili mor IIAS-ISF
June 19-21, 2016 The Poetics of Christian Performance: Prayer, Liturgy, and their Environments in East and West Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony RG Conference
June 13-17, 2016 Stochastic Processes in the Cell Cycle Nathalie Q. Balaban IIAS-ISF
June 5-9, 2016 The Visualization of Knowledge in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods Katrin Kogman-Appel, Yossi Chajes Research Group Reunion
May 24-26, 2016 New Work in Political Philosophy David Enoch, Niko Kolodny IIAS
April 10-13, 2016 netias eurias  annual meeting michal linial,olivier bouin iias
Feb 28-March 3, 2016

Quantum Field Theory, String Theory and Beyond

Ofer Aharony IIAS
Dec 20, 2015 - jan 25, 2016 The Ada Lovelace Bicentenary Lecture Series on Computability Diane Proudfoot, Jack Copeland, Eli Dresner RG Conference
Dec 13-17, 2015 A Lasting Vision: Dandin’s Mirror in the World of Asian Letters Yigal Bronner, David Shulman ISF-IIAS
Nov 16-19, 2015 ”ושכל יצא משכל “(Mishlé Shu’alim by Berechiah Ha-Nakdan, France 12th century): Wisdom and Moralizing Literature in a Multicultural Journey in the Middle Ages, Between Oral and Written Traditions " Tovi Bibring, Revital Refael Vivante
RG Conference
 Nov. 2-5, 2015

Jerusalem TDE Workshop

Tsvi Piran, Re'em Sari, Tal Alexander, Iair Arcavi IIAS
Oct. 11-15, 2015

Ergodic Theory, Fractals and Groups

Vitaly Bergelson, Mike Hochman, Elon Lindenstrauss, Shahar Mozes, Yuval Peres, Tamar Ziegler IIAS
Sept. 3-9, 2015 Getting Started with PDEs Dan Mangoubi, Lenya Ryzhik ISF-IIAS
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015      
July 12-16, 2015

Quantum (and Classical) Physics with Non-Hermitian Operators (PHHQP13)

Carl M. Bender, Jonathan Breuer,
Joshua Feinberg, Miloslav Znojil
June 14-16, 2015 Interpretation and Legal Change: A Comparative Perspective Vered Noam, Rami Reiner IIAS
June 10-11, 2015

Galicia: Literary and Historical Approaches to the Construction of a Jewish Place

Israel Bartal, Elchanan Reiner, Ariel Hirchfeld, Omer Bartov, Alan Mintz, Rachel Manekin

May 31-June 4, 2015

Macromolecular assemblies at the crossroads of cell stress and function

Daniel Kaganovich
May 17-20, 2015 Studying Human Evolution from Ancient DNA Gila Kahila Bar-Gal, Liran Carmel ISF-IIAS
May 4-5, 2015

Dilemmas of Recognition in Asymmetric Conflicts

Amal Jamal, Nava Sonnenschein IIAS
April 29-30, 2015 Rothschild Fellows Colloquium   IIAS
March 16-19, 2015 On Faces, Bodies and Voices: Multimodal Mechanism of Person Recognition  Galia Avidan, Hillel Aviezer, Yovel Galit, Tzvi Ganel   ISF-IIAS
Feb. 23-26, 2015 Beyond the Elite: From Texts to Societies in Medieval European Culture Baumgarten Elisheva, Galinsky Judah ISF-IIAS
Feb. 16-18, 2015

Prospects of Immunity for Precision Cancer Medicine

Angel Porgador and Eitan Rubin ISF-IIAS
JAN. 12-14, 2015 Picturing Royal Charisma in the Near East (3rd millennium BC to 1700 AD) Arlette David, Galit Noga-Banai, Rachel Milstein, Tallay Ornan IIAS
Dec. 14-19, 2014

Geometric and Combinatorial Group Theory

Zlil Sela and Michah Sageev ISF-IIAS
Dec. 7-12, 2014 Jerusalem and the Crusades Ronnie Ellenblum, Iris Shagrir and Jonathan Rubin ISF-IIAS
Oct.  20-21, 2014 Research Group Reunion: Neo-Aramaic Dialectology  Jews, Christians and Mandaeans Steve Fassberg , Simon Hopkins , Hezy Mutzafi IIAS
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015      
July 1-4, 2014 The Spirit of the City Avner de-Shalit IIAS
June 29- July  4, 2014 Mobility and Transformations: New Directions in the Study of the Mongol Empire  Michal Biran and Kim Hodong ISF-IIAS
June 23-25, 2014 Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 6th to 11th Centuries Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony and Derek Krueger IIAS
June 16-18, 2014 Research Group Conference - Chinese and Tibetan Esoteric Buddhism Yael Bentor and Meir Shahar ISF-IIAS

June 8-11, 2014

Scripted Forms of Magic Knowledge – Grimoires in the Matrix of Western Cultures

Yuval Harari ISF-IIAS
May 25-29, 2014 The Pentateuch within Biblical Literature Jan Gertz, Konrad Schmid, Baruch J. Schwartz and Dalit Rom-Shiloni ISF-IIAS

May 20-22, 2014

Financial Modeling in Capital Markets

Rachel Shalom-Gilo, Zvi Wiener, Doron Avramov IIAS
May 19-21, 2014 Research Group Conference - Contextualizing the Cult of the Southern Levant Oren Tal and Zeev Weiss IIAS
March 23-26, 2014 The IIAS-PKU Workshop on "Strategies and Design Principles in Cellular Complex Systems" Michal Linial and Chao Tang IIAS
March 16-21, 2014 Toward the Proof of the Geometric Langlands Conjecture David Kazhdan IIAS
March 1-4, 2014 The First Canada-Israel Autism (ASD) Research Symposium Asher Ornoy and Abraham Fainsod IIAS
Feb. 6, 2014 New Faces - New Faculty Michal Linal IIAS
Jan. 29-30, 2014 Clinical and molecular aspects of primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) Eitan Kerem IIAS
Jan. 11-14, 2014 Frontiers in Synaptic Functions Idan Segev and Micha Spira IIAS