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 Spring Newsletter

The AIPS Spring Newsletter is here for 2013!


Three New Publications by AIPS Members

1. Body of Victim, Body of Warrior Cabeiri Robinson

2. Development Changes Confronting Pakistan, ed. Anita Weiss and Saba Khattak

3. Urdu Literary Culture, Mehr Afshan Farooqi

Rethinking Urban in Pakistan: Photos and Final Report

Held at NED University's Karachi campus on January 1–2, 2013, AIPS' collaborative workshop "Rethinking the Urban in Pakistan" brought several AIPS members together with anthropologists, urban planners, historians, artists, and activists in discussion about how Pakistan's cities have changed and resulted in human costs and possibilities.

Click the photo above for more pictures and a link to the final report.

AIPS Sponsors "Karachi Elegies" Exhibit at MSU

AIPS is proud to support Pakistani artist Khan's first exhibit in the US: Karachi Elegies at Michigan State University's Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum.

The exhibit is curated by Karin Zitzewitz, MSU assistant professor of art history and visual culture. The exhibit is on display at the Broad Museum from February 22–May 26, 2013, located at 547 East Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824.

For more information, please visit http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/exhibitions/karachi-elegies