American Institute of Indian Studies

Archive for the News Category

AIIS and other ORCs Sufi Shrines Workshop in Aurangabad

AIIS and other ORCs Sufi Shrines Workshop in Aurangabad

AIIS and Five Centers Join for “Sufi Shrines” Workshop On August 1-4 2014, fourteen scholars from eight countries met near Aurangabad, Maharashtra, in a workshop sponsored by six American Overseas Research Centers (AORCs), organized and hosted by AIIS. The theme of the workshop, “The Practice, Performance, and […]

Read more

AIIS Announces its 2014-2015 Fellowship Recipients

The American Institute of Indian Studies is pleased to announce that the following scholars and artists have been awarded fellowships to carry out their projects in India in 2014-2015: David Atwill, an associate professor in the Department of History at Pennsylvania State University, was awarded a senior […]

Read more

AIIS 2014 Book Prizes Awarded to Lisa Bjorkman and Jessica Falcone

The Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences has been awarded to Lisa Bjorkman, for her manuscript, Pipe Politics: Mumbai’s Contested Waters. The Edward C. Dimock Prize in the Indian Humanities has been awarded to Jessica Marie Falcone, for her manuscript, Battling the Buddha of […]

Read more

AIIS ANNOUNCES ITS 2013-2014 FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

The American Institute of Indian Studies is pleased to announce that the following scholars and artists have been awarded fellowships to carry out their projects in India in 2013-2014:  Daud Ali, an associate professor in the Department of  South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, was […]

Read more

Indian Ambassador Recognizes American Institute of Indian Studies and Prominent Political Scientists Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph at Washington Reception

On May 23rd, India’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Nirupama Rao, graciously opened her Washington residence to host an event commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the American Institute of Indian Studies and honoring two distinguished scholars of India and former AIIS Research Fellows, Lloyd and […]

Read more

AIIS 2013 Book Prize Awarded to Sunila Kale for Electrifying India

AIIS 2013 Book Prize Awarded to Sunila Kale for Electrifying India The American Institute of Indian Studies is pleased to announce that its 2013 Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences has been awarded to Sunila Kale of the University of Washington for her book […]

Read more

Students from Mid-Atlantic Consortium-Center for Academic Excellence in Jaipur Summer 2012

A group of thirteen students from the Mid-Atlantic Consortium-Center for Academic Excellence led by Morgan State University, arrived in India in May 2012 for a seven-week program. The consortium consists of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. Most of the students—whose majors […]

Read more

AIIS to Hold Three 50th Anniversary Affiliating Institutions Conferences

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the American Institute of Indian Studies will be hosting three two-day conferences that would provide an opportunity for U.S. based scholars to interact with scholars at the Indian institutions that provide research affiliations for AIIS fellows. These conferences will be funded by the U.S. […]

Read more

AIIS Inaugurates New Building at D-31 Defence Colony

At the end of December 2011, AIIS inaugurated its brand new building on its property at D-31 Defence Colony. The new building is conveniently located right by a new Delhi Metro stop!         Click here to see more photos of the inauguration of the […]

Read more

AIIS 2012 Junior Fellows Conference

On January 2nd and 3rd, 2012, twelve AIIS Junior Fellows (including a bumper crop of historians and anthropologists and a political scientist; see participant list below) left their research sites, ranging from sometimes-dusty archives in Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chennai, and Delhi, to sometimes-dusty villages in rural Jharkhand, Rajasthan, […]

Read more
Page 1 of 212

Make a Gift

Make a Gift

 

For questions about gifts to AIIS, please contact Shivani Twells, Director of Advancement, at shivani.aiis@gmail.com. For all other inquiries contact aiis@uchicago.edu.

Contact AIIS

USA Email: aiis@uchicago.edu
USA Phone: (773) 702-8638

India Email: aiisgurgaon@aiis.org.in
India Phone: 91-124-238 1424
or 91-124-238 1359

Get More Contact Info Here

Sign up for AIIS News and Events