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 Co-sponsored Workshop - Folk Culture and Heritage Management!

AIPS (co)sponsored a ten-day workshop on Folk Culture and Heritage Management in collaboaration with the National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage at Lok Virsa, Islamabad, Pakistan. This was a first of its kind event that ran everyday from 10AM until 5PM between December 18, 2017 and December 28, 2017. AIPS Trustee Frank Korom (Boston University) developed the syllabus for the workshop. He also delivered a two-hour lecture each morning, which was followed by guest speakers, discussions and group projects planning in the afternoons.

Call for Applications – AIPS 2018 Short-term Research Grants to Pakistan!!

AIPS is delighted to announce Short-term Research Grants to Pakistan (previously known as Summer Research Grant to Pakistan) for 2018. This grant is open to AIPS individual members, regardless of citizenship. US citizen applicants will be required to conduct research in either Islamabad or Lahore. All research must be conducted by December 31, 2018. It is assumed that grantees will spend one to three months in Pakistan conducting research on this award.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

FY 2018 Title VI Virtual Technical Assistance Workshop!

AIPS was pleased to present on the panel, “American Overseas Research Center Collaborations”, with CAORC for the “FY 2018 Title VI Virtual Technical Assistance Workshop" on September 20, 2017. Click HERE to watch the video!

The video can be accessed on YouTube. The ORC/AIPS panel is #14 on the list of panels.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS _ Training & Exchange of Junior Faculty in Pakistan Project!

AIPS is accepting applications for an exchange program between US and Pakistani scholars! You may submit an application to travel to Pakistan OR to bring a Pakistani junior scholar to the US.