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 Sponsored Workshops

AIPS has received funding from the US Embassy for a series of three workshops in four different subject areas, where the same participants attend all three workshops within one particular series. Three series of workshops are scheduled for the upcoming months.

Sarah Lawrence Conference, co-sponsored by AIPS

Title: Site Re-Envisioning Pakistan: The Political Economy of Social Transformation

Date: April 4-5, 2014

Website: www.re-envisioningpakistan.org

We would like to inform and invite you to an international conference on Pakistan to be held at Sarah Lawrence College this spring.  The conference aims to bring together a range of diverse perspectives to examine historical realities and current challenges facing Pakistan.

Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program is Hiring!

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) and the Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP) invite applications for two open positions! The two positions available are: 

2013-14 AIPS Book Prize

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies is soliciting books (single authored monographs, no edited volumes) published during the last three years, or nearly published books (galleys must be available) for the annual AIPS book prize.

Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan

We are extremely proud to announce that after a 5 year hiatus the Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan's (BULPIP-AIPS) is back. Jointly administered by the America Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) and the Center for South Asia Studies (CSAS) at the University of California at Berkeley, the program will be based in Lahore with language instruction offered at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) campus.