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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AIPS Spring 2015 Newsletter!

The 2015 AIPS newsletter is hot off the press! Thanks to all AIPS members and staff who made this newsletter possible!

AIPS Announces Summer Research Grant

AIPS is delighted to be able to offer research/travel grants to Pakistan for summer of 2015. These grants are open to all and we strongly encourage graduate students enrolled in a US university to apply. However, US citizen applicants will be required to conduct research in either Islamabad or Lahore. If you are selected, you will be asked to become an AIPS Individual Member prior to receiving your award. Please note that AIPS can assist with finding appropriate accommodations in Islamabad and/or Lahore but that the candidate will be responsible for paying for accommodations. For eligibility and application instructions, please click "read more".

AIPS Funded Lecture on Islamic Banking and Finance

Lecture Title: Islamic Banking and Finance in Praxis: Pakistan as a Case Study
Speaker: Imam Uddin (DHA Suffa University Karachi)

10 am, Monday, April 6, 2015, MARC Pavilion, Florida International University-Modesto Maidique Campus

AIPS Book Prize Awarded!

It is with great pleasure that AIPS awards the 2013-14 AIPS Book Prize to Cabeiri deBergh Robinson, Associate Professor of International Studies & South Asian Studies at the University of Washington, for her book, Body of Victim, Body of Warrior: Refugee Families and the Making of Kashmiri Jihadists.