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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BULPIP-AIPS 2016 is Announced

The Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP-AIPS) is accepting applications for its Fall 2016 intensive Urdu language immersion program based at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan. 

AIPS Sponsored Lecture

The Federal Integration of Sindhi Nationalism in Pakistan
Lecture by Siraj Soomro, Shah Abdul Latif University, Pakistan

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Florida International University campus

see flyer for details

AIPS Sponsored Conference at Florida International University

Rāhe najāt (the path of salvation): Religious and Social Dynamics Amongst Mercantile Communities of the Western Indian Ocean

AIPS Sponsored Publication

Story is a Vagabond:
Fiction, Essays and Drama by Intizar Husain

University of Hawai'i Press
with images by Imran Qureshi and Umair Ghani
Frank Stewart (Series Editor)
Alok Bhalla, Asif Farrukhi, Nishat Zaidi (Guest Editors)

2014-15 AIPS Book Prize Winner

AIPS is pleased to announce the 2014-15 Book Award prize winner:
Dr. Osama Siddique, author of
Pakistan’s Experience with Formal Law: An Alien Justice.