Hebrew University's Israel Institute for Advanced Studies Welcomes New Director, Professor Yitzhak Hen
Hebrew University's Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) welcomes its newest director, Professor Yitzhak Hen.
Beginning June 2018, Hen will head the IIAS, a national institution devoted to academic research located at the Edmond J. Safra campus at Givat Ram.
Professor Hen completed his BA and MA in History at Hebrew University and a PhD on Popular Culture in Merovingian Gaul at the University of Cambridge. Currently, Hen is a medieval history professor at Ben Gurion University.
A special thank you to outgoing director Michal Linial for her dedicated service.
The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies was founded in 1975 to provide a nurturing and stimulating academic environment, championing outstanding scholarly research in a wide range of disciplines. It brings together scholars from around the world to engage in collaborative research projects for periods of five and ten months. International collaboration is also fostered through our many conferences and our Advanced Schools.