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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Call for Applications: CAORC Funding Opportunities!!

CAORC funding opportunities are now available!

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program

The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for US postdoctoral scholars, and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the US for three or more years. Fellowship stipends are $4,200 per month for a total of four months.

International conference on Creating Inclusive Organizations and Public Spaces!

The Center for Governance and Public Management (CGPM), at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) are putting forth a call for papers for their upcoming international conference titled ‘Creating Inclusive Organizational and Public Spaces’ to be held at LUMS in Lahore on 30-31 March 2018. Former AIPS President, Dr. Kamran Asdar Ali, will be one of the keynote speakers at this conference.

AIPS Sponsored Talk!

Prof. Qasid Mallah, Department of Archaeology, Shah Abdul Latif University, Sindh, Pakistan will give a talk on 'The Indus Civilization: New insights from Lakhanjodaro, Sindh' on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5230 Social Sciences Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 


AIPS Promotional Video

Call for Submission - 2017-18 S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize on Pakistan!!

AIPS parterner institution, the Institute for South Asia Studies, and the Berkeley Pakistan Initiative are delighted to announce the inaugural S. S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize for 2017-18. They invite submission of the dissertations on Pakistan (or the region that is now Pakistan) in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Visual & Fine Arts, Law, and Public Health.