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AIIS 2015-2016 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 2015-2016: Catherine Adcock, an associate professor in the Department of History at Washington University, St. Louis, was awarded a […]

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AIIS 2015 Book Prizes Awarded to Walter Hakala and Bhrigupati Singh

The Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities was awarded to Walter Hakala for Negotiating Terms: Urdu Dictionaries and the Definition of Modern South Asia “ The Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences” was awarded to Bhrigupati Singh for Poverty and the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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