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 jointly sponsored with the Israel Science Foundation (ISF).  


How to Apply for Conference or Workshop


2017-2018 aCADEMIC YEARCONFERENCESORGANIZERSin collaboration with
July 9-12, 2018Moral Development: New Directions in Rsearch on Children's Values and Moral Emotions and BehavioursAriel Knafo-Noam (Hebrew University)


June 17-21, 2018The Day Unit in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Research Group Conference)Jonathan Ben-Dov (Haifa University), Sacha Stern (UCL)IIAS
June 12-15, 2018In Time: Astronomy and Calendars in the Ancient Near EastWayne Horowitz (Hebrew University)IIAS-ISF
May 27-31, 2018The Subject of Antiquity: Contours and Expressions of the Self in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures (Research Group Conference)Maren Niehoff (Hebrew Uiversity), Ishay Rosen-Zvi (Tel Aviv University)IIAS
April 30-May 2, 2018Glorious Cities: The Presence of Jerusalem in Urban European LandscapeBianca Kohnel (Hebrew University)IIAS-ISF
April 22-26, 2018Geometric,Topological and Computational Aspects of High-Dimensional Combinatorics (Research Group Conference)Alex Lubotzky (Hebrew University)IIAS-ISF
March 18-21, 2018Research in Psychological Processes of Immigration and Adaptation: Where are We Now and Where are We going?Sophie Walsh (Bar-Ilan University), Eugene Tartakovsky (Tel Aviv University)IIAS-ISF
March 12-15, 2018Novel Theoretical and Computational Methods for Studying Nonadiabatic Process in Photochemistry, Photobiology and Material ScienceRoi Baer (Hebrew University)IIAS-ISF
November 29-30, 2017Introducing Indonesia: history, politics, and cultureRonit Ricci (Hebrew University)IIAS
October 23-25, 2017Quantum Dipolar Gases in Atomic and Condensed Matter SystemsRonen Rapaport (Hebrew Unieversity)Minerva
October 16-19, 2017Mechanical Instabilities in Solids abd FluidsSharon Eran (Hebrew University)IIAS-ISF
September 10-14, 2017The Third  Israeli Workshop for Women in MathematicsTamar Ziegler (Hebrew University), Shiri Artstein (Tel Aviv University), Yael Algom-Kfir (Haifa University)IIAS


Conferences (click)organizersType
June 18-23, 2017Stochasticity and Control in the Dynamics and Diversity of Immune RepertoiresUri Hershberg, Gur YaariRG Conference
June 12-14, 2017Jewish Women’s Cultural Capital under IslamMoshe Rosman

RG Conference

May 22-24, 2017The Bible in the Renaissance and its Influences on Early-Modern English LiteratureYaakov-­Akiva MascettiIIAS-ISF
April 2-5, 2017Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Interfaces (NaNaInt)Raz Jelinek, Daniel MandlerIIAS-ISF
March 26-30, 2017Quantum Effects in Biological Systems (QuEBS)Yossi Paltiel, Noam AdirIIAS-ISF
March 19-23, 2017Reappraisal of Hominin Group Size in the Lower PalaeolithicNaama Goren-InbarIIAS
March 5-8, 2017

From Creation to Sinai: Jewish, Christian, and Qur'anic Traditions in Interaction

Esther Eshel, Menachem KisterRG Conference
Jan. 24-26, 2017

Wireless Radiation and Health: Expert Forum on Environmental Health Research and Policy Priorities

Devra Davis, Charles GreenblattIIAS
Dec. 11-13, 2016A Lasting Vision: Dandin’s Mirror in the World of Asian Letters Yigal Bronner, David ShulmanRG Reunion
Nov. 14-16, 2016Beethoven's Creative Vision: Journeys and WorldsBarbara Barry


Sept. 25-29, 2016The Second Israeli Workshop for Women in Mathematics

Yael Algom-Kfir, Shiri Artstein, Tamar Ziegler

academic year 2015-2016Conferences (click)organizersType
July 13-14, 2016

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

Alan Mintz

RG Reunion

June 19-22, 2016

The Poetics of Christian Performance: Prayer, Liturgy, and their Environments in East and West

Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Derek Krueger and Yossi MaureyRG Conference
June 13-17, 2016

Stochastic Processes in the Cell Cycle

Nathalie Q. BalabanIIAS-ISF
June 5-7, 2016

The Legitimization of Modern Criminal Law, International Conference

Antony Duff, Miri Gur-Arye, Alon Harel

RG Conference
June 6-9, 2016

The Visualisation of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Katrin Kogman-Appel, Yossi ChajesRG Reunion
May 24-26, 2016New Work in Political Philosophy David Enoch, Niko KolodnyIIAS
April 10-13, 2016Netias EURIAS  Annual MeetingMichal Linial,Olivier Bouiniias
Feb 28-March 3, 2016

Quantum Field Theory, String Theory and Beyond

Eliezer Rabinovici, Ofer AharonyIIAS
Dec 20, 2015 - jan 25, 2016The Ada Lovelace Bicentenary Lecture Series on ComputabilityDiane Proudfoot, Jack Copeland, Eli DresnerRG Conference
Dec 13-17, 2015A Lasting Vision: Dandin’s Mirror in the World of Asian LettersYigal Bronner, David ShulmanISF-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 ArcaviIIAS
Oct. 11-15, 2015

Ergodic Theory, Fractals and Groups

Vitaly Bergelson, Mike Hochman, Elon Lindenstrauss, Shahar Mozes, Yuval Peres, Tamar ZieglerIIAS
Sept. 3-9, 2015Getting Started with PDEsDan Mangoubi, Lenya RyzhikISF-IIAS
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015Conferences (click)organizersType
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, 2015Interpretation and Legal Change: A Comparative PerspectiveVered Noam, Rami ReinerIIAS
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, 2015Studying Human Evolution from Ancient DNAGila Kahila Bar-Gal, Liran CarmelISF-IIAS
May 4-5, 2015

Dilemmas of Recognition in Asymmetric Conflicts

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

Prospects of Immunity for Precision Cancer Medicine

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

Geometric and Combinatorial Group Theory

Zlil Sela and Michah SageevISF-IIAS
Dec. 7-12, 2014Jerusalem and the CrusadesRonnie Ellenblum, Iris Shagrir and Jonathan RubinISF-IIAS
Oct.  20-21, 2014Research Group Reunion: Neo-Aramaic Dialectology  Jews, Christians and MandaeansSteve Fassberg , Simon Hopkins , Hezy MutzafiIIAS
ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-2014Conferences (click)organizersType
July 1-4, 2014The Spirit of the CityAvner de-ShalitIIAS
June 29- July  4, 2014Mobility and Transformations: New Directions in the Study of the Mongol Empire Michal Biran and Kim HodongISF-IIAS
June 23-25, 2014Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 6th to 11th CenturiesBrouria Bitton-Ashkelony and Derek KruegerIIAS
June 16-18, 2014Research Group Conference - Chinese and Tibetan Esoteric BuddhismYael Bentor and Meir ShaharISF-IIAS

June 8-11, 2014

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

Yuval HarariISF-IIAS
May 25-29, 2014The Pentateuch within Biblical LiteratureJan Gertz, Konrad Schmid, Baruch J. Schwartz and Dalit Rom-ShiloniISF-IIAS

May 20-22, 2014

Financial Modeling in Capital Markets

Rachel Shalom-Gilo, Zvi Wiener, Doron AvramovIIAS
May 19-21, 2014Research Group Conference - Contextualizing the Cult of the Southern LevantOren Tal and Zeev WeissIIAS
March 23-26, 2014The IIAS-PKU Workshop on "Strategies and Design Principles in Cellular Complex Systems"Michal Linial and Chao TangIIAS
March 16-21, 2014Toward the Proof of the Geometric Langlands Conjecture David KazhdanIIAS
March 1-4, 2014The First Canada-Israel Autism (ASD) Research SymposiumAsher Ornoy and Abraham FainsodIIAS
Feb. 6, 2014New Faces - New FacultyMichal LinalIIAS
Jan. 29-30, 2014Clinical and molecular aspects of primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD)Eitan KeremIIAS
Jan. 11-14, 2014Frontiers in Synaptic FunctionsIdan Segev and Micha SpiraIIAS