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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Welcome to our new Institutional Members!

AIPS would like to welcome our three new institutional members for 2022-2023! Dr. Paul Edleman (Sauk Valley Community College), Dr. Farah Habib (Bristol Community College), and Dr. Sameetah Agha (Pratt institute) will serve as the new AIPS Trustees.

2023 AIPS Fellowships and Short-Term Research Grants Applications Are Now Open!

AIPS is excited to announce applications are now open for our Pre- and Post-doc Research Fellowships as well as Short-Term Research Grants!

2023 AIPS Book Prize Open for Submissions

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies is soliciting books (single authored monographs, no edited volumes) published during the last three years or nearly published books (galleys must be available) for the annual AIPS book prize. The award recipient will receive a monetary prize from AIPS ($1,000). Interested applicants should send a submission form to AIPS to confirm eligibility before sending books.

CAORC Alumni Ambassador Talk with Anita M. Weiss

CAORC will host a webinar on October 27 at 12:00 pm ET featuring Multi-Country Research Fellowship Alumnus Anita M. Weiss. Anita is currently a Professor of International and Global Studies and the AIPS trustee for the University of Oregon. The webinar will explore her experience on an AIPS-affiliated CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship, and how the fellowship helped influence her career researching Muslim women's rights.

New AIPS Membership Year Starting!

If you haven't already done so, consider renewing your AIPS individual membership for the next academic year. 2022-23 memberships started with the new member year on October 1st. Click here for more information on renewing your membership. Contact AIPS (aips@pakistanstudies-aips.org) if you have questions regarding membership!