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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Updates

BULPIP-AIPS Fall 2017 Fellowship Announcement

The Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP-AIPS) is accepting applications for its Fall 2017 intensive Urdu language immersion program based at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan.

Program Manager Position Vacancy (BULPIP-AIPS)

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies and the Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan invite applications for appointment as a Program Manager to coordinate their semester-long intensive Urdu language program. The appointment is for five months (August – December, 2017).

Urdu Instructor Vacancy for Intensive Urdu Language Program in Pakistan

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies and the Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan invite applications for appointment as full-time lecturer in the newly established BULPIP-AIPS Urdu Program in Lahore (Pakistan). The appointment is for five months (August 1 – December 31, 2017).

Review of AIPS sponsored book 'Story is a Vagabond' by Intizar Husain!

Intizar Husain’s name carries a sense of enigma. His book Story is a Vagabond, which was supported by AIPS is a selection of his translated stories, essays and dramas, originally published by the University of Hawaii Press in 2015. A valiant attempt to look at his personal evolution and the journey of his political and literary ideas, the volume reads like a perfect microcosm to his much bigger literary macrocosm — a well-placed window into his universe that helps to make sense of the man and the writer he was.

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