Welcome to AIPS

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS), established in 1973, is a bi-national research and education organization with a mission to promote academic study of Pakistan in the US and to encourage scholarly exchange between the US and Pakistan.

It is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, autonomous organization and a member of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

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2015-16 AIPS Fellowship Applications Now Open!

AIPS is now accepting applications for 2015 Short-Term and 2015-16 Long-Term Fellowships! The Deadline for both applications is: January 1, 2015 at 11:59 PM (CST).

Short-Term Fellowship: AIPS is delighted to announce another round of Short-Term Fellowships is now open for applications! **Please note that due to the grant deadline, travel must be completed or nearly completed by August 31st, 2015.

AIPS Sponsors a 2015 Workshop in Islamabad

AIPS is sponsoring a workshop in Islamabad organized by AIPS Trustees & Individual Members Matthew Cook and David Gilmartin, in addition to Zulfiqar Ali Kalhoro. The conference titled: “Locally Sourced in Pakistan: Recovering the Local in History, Culture, and Politics” will take place July 26-27, 2015. Learn more about this workshop through their proposal.

"I Too Have Some Dreams" by Sean Pue

AIPS Individual member and Institutional Trustee, Sean Pue, has announced his book, I Too Have Some Dreams. 

Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Program Commences in Lahore!

The AIPS-BULPIP program is off to a great start! Photos have been uploaded to a Flickr Photostream for your viewing. Please continue to visit this site for up-to-date photos. 

Travel Grant Awardees

AIPS is excited to announce the AIPS Travel Grant awardees who were funded to travel from Pakistan to the US, and from the US to Pakistan, for a conference or invited lecture. Visit the 2013-14 Travel Awards page to view conference dates and abstracts. Congratulations to all awardees!

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