Annual Memorial Lecture Series
Currently NIAS has been organising five annual memorial lectures-the Dr. Raja Ramanna Memorial Lecture, Dr. M. N. Srinivas Memorial Lecture, Dr K Subrahmanyam Memorial Lecture, Prof R L Kapur Oration and C V Sundaram Memorial Lecture.
Eminent speakers include Prof M G K Menon, Sri Shyam Saran, Dr. Gopalakrishna Gandhi, Dr. C. V. Sundaram, Mr. N. N. Vohra, His Excellency the President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, Prof. T. Scarlett Epstein, Lord Meghnad Desai, Dr Baldev Raj and Prof Sudhir Kakar.
- M N Srinivas Memorial Lecture Series
- Raja Ramanna Memorial Lecture Series
- Prof R L Kapur Oration
- K Subrahmanyam Memorial Lecture Series
- C V Sundaram Memorial Lecture Series
NIAS organised the J. R. D. Tata Birth Centenary Lecture Series during 2004-2005 marking the Birth Centenary year of its founder.
JRD Tata Birth Centenary Lecture Series
Two lectures were organised during 2011-2012 in the memory of Smt. Lakshmi Nizamuddin
- Lakshmi Nizamuddin Memorial Lecture Series
A series of lectures were organised during 2006-2008 in the memory of Sri Mohandas Moses.
- Mohandas Moses Memorial Lecture Series