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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American Pakistan Foundation Workshops

The American Pakistan Foundation has announced several workshop series that will be featuring some AIPS members! Workshops cover a variety of topics and will be held entirely virtually. More information on the APF's ConnectX Workshops can be found on the APF website

APF ConnectX workshop series

LUMS Urdu Language Program

LUMS has announced a new intensive Urdu Language Program for this summer! See the flyer below for more information. The application deadline for the 8-week Summer Session is March 15, 2021. Email urdu@lums.edu.pk for all inquiries and application details.

Flyer explaing LUMS Urdu Language Program opportunity. Email urdu@lums.edu.pk for more information on the program

AIIS Book to Dissertation Workshop

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) has announced their annual AIIS Dissertation to Book Workshop! AIPS is a co-sponsor of this program, held at the Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, WI (October 20-21, 2021). Applications are due by July 31st! Find more information on the AIIS website here: https://www.indiastudies.org/book-prize/dissertation-to-book-workshop/

AIPS Vice Presidential Election Results

AIPS is excited to share that Dr. Iqbal Singh Sevea of the University of Carolina at Chapel Hill has been elected the next AIPS Vice President! Dr. Sevea is currently an Associate Professor of History at UNC and has served as its institutional trustee to AIPS since 2013. His research focuses on modern Islam and modern South Asia. You can read more about Dr. Sevea’s research interests and publications at the UNC websiteIqbal was elected Vice President to replace Dr.