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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AIIS Dissertation to Book Workshop

Interested in transforming your recently completed dissertation into a full-length book? The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) is seeking applications for their 2022 Dissertation to Book Workshop, to be held at the Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, WI, October 18-19, 2022.

AIPS Executive Committee Election Results

AIPS is happy to share the results of our most recent Executive Committee elections. Dr. Cara Cilano (University of Michigan) was reelected as AIPS Secretary and Dr. Iftikhar Dadi (Cornell University) was reelected as AIPS Treasurer. Both members' terms will last until September 2024. Congratulations Drs. Cilano and Dadi!


Call for Proposals: THAAP Conference 2022

After a forced hiatus of two years due to the pandemic THAAP has decided to hold the 11th International THAAP Conference - 2022, in November 2022 on the following theme: Archaeology and Living Cultural Legacy of Harappa Civilization. Read the full Call for Proposals here. 

Suhail Zaheer Lari Memorial Fellowship Fund

AIPS and the Suhail Zaheer Lari Memorial Fellowship Fund support scholars to conduct research on Sindh through our Fellowships and Short-Term Research Grants. The recipients should be pre-doctoral or post-doctoral scholars of South Asia and members of AIPS. Interested individuals can apply for this opportunity through an AIPS Fellowship (before 2/1/22) or AIPS Short-Term Research Grant (before 2/15/22).