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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Remembering Sa'adat Hasan Manto (1912-1955)

This year we commemorate the hundredth birth anniversary of the famous fiction writer and essayist, Sa’dat Hasan Manto. As workshops, symposia and lectures are organized in South Asia, US and other parts of the world, please enjoy readings of his work by four Karachi based performers from the alternative theatre scene of that city.


AIPS 2012-13 Junior and Senior Fellows Awarded

AIPS is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2012-2013 Junior and Senior Fellowship!

  • Julie Flowerday, Senior Fellow awarded 9 months in Lahore and Islamabad
  • Yelena Biberman, Junior Fellow awarded 4 months in Srinagar and Moscow
  • Naindeep Chann, Junior Fellow awarded 3 months in Paris
  • Daniel Majchrowicz, Junior Fellow awarded 2 months in London

Junior and Senior Fellowships were funded by Council of American Overseas Research Centers

For abstract and more information on these fellowships:

AIPS Short-Term 2012-13 Fellows are selected

The AIPS 2012-13 Short-Term Fellows to Pakistan have been awarded.

Congratulations to the three selected Fellows in the first round of the 2012-13 competition for Short-Term fellowships.

  • William Johnson, University of Oregon
  • Sameer Lalwani, MIT
  • Audrey Truschke, Columbia University

More information and abstracts can be found here.

AIPS is Accepting Dissertation Workshop Leader and Travel Grant Proposals

The American Institute for Pakistan Studies is pleased to announce an open call for dissertation workshop leader and travel grant proposals for 2012.