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 Junior Scholars Symposium

AIPS will be holding a Junior Scholars Symposium in conjunction with the 47th Annual Conference on South Asia.  This Symposium will showcase the research being done by junior scholars in the field of Pakistan Studies.  AIPS has identified senior scholars who will read the papers, provide feedback, mentorship, and focused discussion.  Details below:

The Disposable Pakistani Scholars at AAS-in Asia

Motivated by the ban on Pakistani scholars from attending the AAS-in Asia conference at Delhi, please join us at this Special Friday Lunch Session: The Disposable Pakistani Scholars at AAS-in Asia (Delhi, India): A RoundTable Discussion.

Date: Friday, October 12
Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Wisconsin Ballroom, Madison Concourse Hotel

"New Pedagogies Workshop Series"

Ms. Sarah Beckham and Dr. Gwendolyn Kirk hosted a "New Pedagogies Workshop Series" at the Lahore University of Management Sciences in September of 2018.

Welcome to Lahore, 2018 BULPIP-AIPS Students!

BULPIP-AIPS students completed their first orientation in Lahore, Pakistan!

The Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP-AIPS) is an Urdu immersion program based at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan.

For more information on the program, please click here.

"Indus Valley Civilization" from PBS

AIPS Member and Archaeologist, Dr. Uzma Rizvi, is featured in PBS' clip "Indus Valley Civilization."  This clip is from "Trade," the fourth episode of the First Civilizations series.  Click here to see what Dr. Rizvi has to say!