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 2022 Book Prize

AIPS is now 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. The award recipient will receive a monetary prize from AIPS ($1,000). In addition, AIPS will recommend the manuscript for publication in Pakistan with an appropriate press.  The deadline for the 2022 AIPS Book Prize is January 10, 2022. To apply, please see the AIPS Book Prize webpage here.

Call for Submissions! Placing Pakistan: Space, Time, and the Everyday

The Tafsilan Working Group will be hosting a conference on Pakistan titled "Placing Pakistan: Space, Time, and the Everyday" February 11-12, 2022 and is now seeking submissions! Read the full Call for Papers here, or visit the conference website for more information.

Under-Mapped Spaces: New Methods and Tools for Critical Storytelling with Maps

Stanford University is hosting an intensive, student-designed workshop for emerging scholars called “Under-Mapped Spaces: New Methods and Tools for Critical Storytelling with Maps”. Cartography continues to reproduce and amplify global inequalities in the production of knowledge.

CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowships

CAORC is now accepting applications for Multi-Country Research Fellowships. These fellowships enable US scholars to carry out trans-regional and comparative research in countries across the network of Overseas Research Centers (ORCs), as well as other countries. The Multi-Country Research fellowship program first launched in 1993 with fourteen ORCs participating.

Call for Papers: Forman Journal of Social Sciences

Forman Christian College has issued a [Call for Papers] for the inaugural issue of the Forman Journal of Social Sciences!