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 Board Member, Prof. Manan Ahmed Asif recently published a book!

A Book of Conquest: the Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia
Manan Ahmed Asif, Columbia University

AIPS Sponsored Conference, Video Recordings available!

Watch the recordings of the sessions conducted during the AIPS Sponsored State, Society and Democracy in the Postcolony Conference online here

Prof. Saeed Shafqat at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill!

Prof. Saeed Shafqat, Founding Director, Centre for Public Policy & Governance, Forman Christian College, Pakistan gave a talk on 'Perceptions, Realities, and the Changing Dynamics of US- Pakistan Relations' at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prof. David Gilmartin, North Carolina State University, Prof. Charles Kennedy, Wake Forest College, Prof.

Future of Study Abroad & Difficulties in Determining Students' Safety

Protesters throw rocks at the Egyptian military outside the American University of Cairo in 2011. Many colleges in the U.S. have suspended study-abroad programs in Egypt because of unrest in the region.

The following in an excerpt of a recent article in The Atlantic entitled, 'After Terror in France and Unrest in Turkey, Schools Grapple with whether to send Students Abroad' that came out on July 20, 2016.

AIPS Board and EC Member, Professor Matthew A. Cook recently published a book!

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