1958-2018, 60 years at the “avant-garde de la science”

In 2018, IHES celebrates its 60th anniversary. The Institute’s scientific, institutional and philanthropic partners will naturally be fully engaged in this landmark event, but the objective is also to take this opportunity to reach out to a wider audience and share our passion for research.

Savant Mélange : la soirée de la recherche scientifique
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Scientific events at IHES

A series of events, labeled “60th anniversary”, will take place at the Institute in 2018. They are intended for a specialist audience but will include informal discussions with organizers that will help put the subject into perspective and highlight its general importance as well as the history of its development at IHES. For more information: jasserand@ihes.fr

“Savant Mélange : la soirée de la recherche scientifique”

Michael R. Douglas

This event received the UNESCO patronage

For 60 years, the people working at the Institute have been its greatest strength. Great researchers who have contributed to the Institute’s success, but also artists and philanthropists associatedwith IHES, will have the opportunity to come together and share the thrill and wonder they experience with basic science.

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New building opening ceremony at IHES on 16 November (invitation-only)

Nouveau bâtiment

The construction of a new building offering more research space will start in 2018 as a natural consequence of growing scientific activity.

For more information: touchant@ihes.fr


History of IHES

Hivers IHES seminaire Grothendieck

An ambitious project involving Anne-Sandrine Paumier, a science historian, and Jacques-Olivier Baruch, a scientific journalist, is in preparation. The book will retrace the key scientific landmarks of the Institute’s sixty years of existence. It will be published during the third trimester of 2018.

The IHES video channel

Since 2013, IHES has uploaded all of its conferences, lectures and public events onto its YouTube channel. View all the scientific events there.