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 Sponsored Publication

Story is a Vagabond:
Fiction, Essays and Drama by Intizar Husain

University of Hawai'i Press
with images by Imran Qureshi and Umair Ghani
Frank Stewart (Series Editor)
Alok Bhalla, Asif Farrukhi, Nishat Zaidi (Guest Editors)

2014-15 AIPS Book Prize Winner

AIPS is pleased to announce the 2014-15 Book Award prize winner:
Dr. Osama Siddique, author of
Pakistan’s Experience with Formal Law: An Alien Justice.

AIPS Junior Scholars Conference

October 22, 2015 -- Pyle Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison

We invite all AIPS members and scholars interested in Pakistan Studies to attend!

Click here to view a list of conference participants. 

Locally Sourced: AIPS-PIDE Workshop

Locally Sourced: Recovering the Local in History, Culture and Politics in Pakistan

A two-day workshop sponsored by the American Institute of Paksitan Studies and the Pakistan Institue of Development Economics

August 7-8, 2015 at PIDE, Quaid-i-Azam University

Conference Organizers:
Matthew Cook, North Carolina Central University
David Gilmartin, North Carolina State Univeristy
Zulfiqar Ali Kalhoro, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics