A Generous Gift from a Friend of AIIS

A Generous Gift from a Friend of AIIS Lelah Dushkin, who died last year, made a donation to AIIS every year throughout her long career as Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Kansas State University. She also remembered the Institute in her

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ARCE Awarded Ambassadors Fund Grant for Documentation of Imperiled Musical Traditions of Western Rajasthan

ARCE Awarded Ambassadors Fund Grant for Documentation of Imperiled Musical Traditions of Western Rajasthan The AIIS Archives and Research Center for Ethnomusicology was awarded a grant from the U.S. Embassy in India’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) small grants competition for “India: Documentation of Endangered Musical

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All India Museum Summit 2019

AIIS Convenes All India Museum Summit The All India Museum Summit 2019, organized by the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS), was held at the India International Centre in New Delhi, July 22-24, 2019. Under the theme India’s museums in the new millennium the Summit emphasized the

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Water and Women in Urban India

Water and Women in Urban India By Janet Armitage   Janet Armitage, Associate Professor of Sociology at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, was a 2019 participant in the AIIS-CAORC Faculty Development Seminar to India. The seminar’s theme was urban sustainability and, in this essay, Armitage

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Now Accepting Applications: Faculty Development Seminar on Urban Sustainability in India

Seminar: Exploring Urban Sustainability through India’s CitiesIndia: December 26, 2019 – January 10, 2020 Application Deadline: September 16, 2019More Information and Apply: www.caorc.org/faculty-development-india For the second year, AIIS is partnering with the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) to host the faculty development seminar, “Exploring Urban Sustainability

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AIIS Organizes All India Museum Summit

All India Museum Summit July 22 – 24, 2019, India International Centre, New Delhi The All India Museum Summit 2019, with financial support from the Embassy of the United States of America, New Delhi, will convene a nationwide gathering of museum professionals, including curators, administrators and conservationists, as

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