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-HEC Foreign Faculty Program

AIPS is pleased to announce the AIPS-HEC US Faculty Short-Term Hiring Program:

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) and AIPS have agreed to constitute a program titled “AIPS-HEC—US-Faculty Short Term Hiring Program” in the fields of social sciences and humanities.

Remembering Sa'adat Hasan Manto (1912-1955)

This year we commemorate the hundredth birth anniversary of the famous fiction writer and essayist, Sa’dat Hasan Manto. As workshops, symposia and lectures are organized in South Asia, US and other parts of the world, please enjoy readings of his work by four Karachi based performers from the alternative theatre scene of that city.


AIPS 2012-13 Junior and Senior Fellows Awarded

AIPS is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2012-2013 Junior and Senior Fellowship!

AIPS Short-Term 2012-13 Fellows are selected

The AIPS 2012-13 Short-Term Fellows to Pakistan have been awarded.

Congratulations to the three selected Fellows in the first round of the 2012-13 competition for Short-Term fellowships.

  • William Johnson, University of Oregon
  • Sameer Lalwani, MIT
  • Audrey Truschke, Columbia University

More information and abstracts can be found here.