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AIIS 2018-2019 Fellowship Recipients

The American Institute of Indian Studies is Pleased to Announce that the Following Scholars have been Awarded Fellowships to Carry Out their Projects in India in 2018-2019: Roy Bar-Sadeh, a graduate student in the Department of History at Columbia University, was awarded a junior fellowship to carry

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From India to Google: Hindi Student Takes Formative Experience in India to Job in Tech

Though she’s enjoying her job at Google in San Francisco, Emma Leiken hasn’t sworn off South Asian Studies as a possible career sometime down the road. And with a resume like hers, there’s little standing in her way—whether she chooses the technology industry or international affairs, she’s

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AIIS 2018 Book Prizes Awarded to Eric Huntington and Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner

The Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities was awarded to Eric Huntington for Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism The Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences was awarded to Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner for Claiming the State: Active Citizenship

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Language Program Alumni: A Profile in Careers, Education, and Community Engagement

AIIS conducted a survey of language program alumni in 2018. We received responses from 174 former language program participants in various stages of their careers. The responses reflect a body of alumni that is highly educated, employable, and actively engaged in international affairs, South Asian Studies, and

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Cultural Education in the Himalayas, a Ladakhi Textbook, and the AIIS Tibetan Language Program

Patrick Dowd’s passion for the languages and cultures of the Himalayas didn’t end in the summer of 2013, after completing the AIIS intensive Tibetan language program in Dharamshala. Today, Patrick finds himself in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, where he is directing a project to

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Fast Moving History: An Interview with Prof. Shah Mahmoud Hanifi

The cultural organization Jnanapravaha Mumbai was the site of the conference “Mountstuart Elphinstone: Between Local and Global Forces” on April 20-21, 2017. The conference, which was organized by Professor Shah Mahmoud Hanifi of James Madison University and co-sponsored by AIIS and other overseas research centers in South

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AIIS 2017-2018 Fellowship Recipients

The American Institute of Indian Studies is Pleased to Announce that the Following Scholars have been Awarded Fellowships to Carry Out their Projects in India in 2017-2018: Adam Auerbach, an assistant professor in the School of International Service at American University, was awarded a senior short-term fellowship

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AIIS 2017 Book Prizes Awarded to Radhika Govindrajan and to Diane Coffey and Dean Spears

The Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities was awarded to Radhika Govindrajan for Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relations in India’s Central Himalayas The Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences was awarded to Diane Coffey and Dean Spears, joint authors of Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted

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Colloquium on the Intersection of South Asian and Africana Studies to be Held at Howard University in April 2017

Colloquium on the Intersection of South Asian and Africana Studies to be Held at Howard University in April 2017 Scholars at the Intersection of South Asian and Africana Studies Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9am – 5pm Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Howard University, Washington D.C. A number

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AIIS is Co-sponsoring International Conference on the Life and Legacy of Mountstuart Elphinstone in Mumbai in April 2017

The conference called Mountstuart Elphinstone: Between Local and Global Forces will be held at Elphinstone College in Mumbai in April 2017. The conference is being organized by Professor Shah Mahmoud Hanifi of James Madison University and is also co-sponsored by the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies, American

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