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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The City in South Asia Conference

AIPS is pleased to announce the successful conference, The City in South Asia, which took place in Karachi, Pakistan from January 3-6, 2016.

AIPS Member Publishes Book

Naiyer Masud, Collected Stories, Edited and translated by Muhammad Umar Memon

AIPS Sponsored Lecture Series in Pakistan

AIPS Sponsored Lecture Series in Pakistan
Dr. Hassan Abbas

AIPS Trustee, Dr. Matthew Cook's New Book!

Annexation and the Unhappy Valley
The Historical Anthropology of Sindh's Colonization
Dr. Matthew A. Cook, North Carolina Central University

Read more here!

BULPIP-AIPS 2016 is Announced

The Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP-AIPS) is accepting applications for its Fall 2016 intensive Urdu language immersion program based at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan.