Where Minds Meet and Ideas are Developed

Our programs provide a forum for scholars across the ideological spectrum to convene, collaborate, and challenge ideas. Whether hosting an event or partnering with scholars to launch their own programs, we are committed to creating environments that foster widespread human progress.

Where Minds Meet and Ideas Are Developed

Our programs provide a forum for scholars across the ideological spectrum to convene, collaborate, and challenge ideas. Whether hosting an event or partnering with scholars to launch their own programs, we are committed to creating environments that foster widespread human progress.

IHS Events and Programs Connect the Academic Community

Participate in intellectual discussion and debate ideas, refine research in workshops, or collaborate with expert scholars on a more intimate level; our programs are as diverse as the ideas and scholars that make up our community.

Discussion-Based Events

Delve deeper into the ideas that drew you to the life of the mind and discuss topics concerning liberal perspectives. Our events offer a variety of engagement opportunities, including seminars, panel discussions, and breakout sessions, designed to explore ideas with some of the brightest minds in the academy and beyond.

Join the Discussion

Research Workshops

Receive and contribute feedback on works or publications with colleagues who share the same passion for exploring, challenging, and applying ideas within the classical liberal tradition.

Explore a Workshop

Graduate Student Support

Succeed and thrive in the academic job market with the help of IHS career support programs. These programs provide both aspiring and current graduate students with opportunities to collaborate and learn from experienced faculty working within the classical liberal tradition.

Elevate Your Career

Scholar Spotlight

"The IHS reading group on Natural Law Liberalism was a really transformative experience for me; it’s going to change how I teach, how I think about liberalism, and it will help me help my students be better people and citizens."

Ben JohnsonPrevious IHS Event Partner