NYU Abu Dhabi offers a lively forum for the exchange of ideas with local audiences as well as worldwide academic and research communities. The NYUAD Institute, Arts Center, and Art Gallery contribute to the great variety of events at NYUAD, including academic conferences, lectures, performances, and exhibitions from distinguished scholarly guests and professional artists from around the world.

View upcoming events listed below or get the list of upcoming NYUAD Institute events. If you weren't able to attend an event or want to get an idea of what's in store for this year, see past public events.

  1. Islam and Spain

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  2. Catastrophes, Crashes & Accidents in the UAE: Newspaper articles of the 1970s

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  3. Women's Leadership in the Middle East Panel

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  4. Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

    11:00am Open to the Public Read More
  5. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 1

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  6. Muhammad Ali Sa'id: Veteran of the American Civil War

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  7. Scientific Research for Cultural Heritage

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  8. Philosophy in the Islamic World: Without Any Gaps?

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  9. Imagine Science Abu Dhabi

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  10. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 2

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  11. Social Impact Leaders — Sana Amanat

    4:00-5:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  12. Letters to a Young Muslim

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  13. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 3

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  14. Muslim Millennials Today: Identity and Religion

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  15. Music As Cultural Heritage:

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  16. An Iliad

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  17. Workforce Needs, Security Imperatives: The Liberal Arts in the 21st Century

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  18. Global Macroeconomics

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  19. How Shakespeare Became “Shakespeare”

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  20. Cross-disciplinary and Multi-cultural Perspectives on Musical Rhythm III

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  21. Making Strides in Cancer Research Using Zebrafish

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  22. The Politics of Islamic Militancy

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  23. The Falcon Genome Project: Diversity, Population Structure and Local Adaptation

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  24. Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi

    Prashant Bhargava, Vijay Iyer & Tirtha 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  25. ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS) 2017

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  26. Noche Flamenca’s Antigona

    Soledad Barrio 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  27. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 4

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  28. The 2017 Annual NYUAD International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World

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  29. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 5

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  30. GEN Leadership Development Workshop 6

    Part of "Girls Education Network (GEN) Workshop Series"

    5:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  31. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  32. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 4:00pm Open to the Public Read More