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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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!

AIPS Fall Election Results

AIPS is happy to announce the recent election results for our Executive Committee!
Dr. Iftikhar Dadi (Cornell University) has been elected the next AIPS Vice-President. Drs. Sanaa Riaz (MSU Denver) and Daniel Majchrowicz (Northwestern University) have both been re-elected to the Executive Committee as At-Large Members. The three-year terms of these offices will begin on October 1st, 2022. Thank you to the Nominating Committee for organizing the elections and to these elected officers for their willingness to serve AIPS.