October - November 2018 ; February - March 2019After Hours Conversations is a program of informal meetings that are held at Harry's Bar in the upper level of Simons Hall, from 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm, on Mondays and Thursdays, in October and November and again in February and March. These talks are open to faculty, members, visitors, staff, spouses, and partners in an effort to encourage cross-discipline communication at IAS.
Professors Piet Hut, Didier Fassin, Helmut Hofer, and Myles Jackson will moderate the sessions. At 5:30 pm, someone will give an informal presentation of no more than 10 minutes, intended for a general audience. The topic will be a brief description of a major open problem in his or her field, together with suggestions for possible future progress with respect to that problem.
This talk will be followed by 20 minutes of discussion, until 6:00 pm. During the remaining hour, everyone is free to mingle in more general discussions, preferably with others not from their own School.
If anyone would like to volunteer for giving a talk, please send an email to Piet Hut ([email protected] ), Didier Fassin ([email protected] ), Helmut Hofer ([email protected] ), or Myles Jackson ([email protected] ). To receive announcements of upcoming talks by email, contact Dawn Dunbar ([email protected] ).
Note that in Harry's Bar all beverages including bottled water must be purchased with an IAS card.
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Here is the list of speakers for the 10-minute presentations:First Semester