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,

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Former AIIS Fellow Ehud Halperin Receives Prestigious Award

Ehud Halperin, who was an AIIS junior fellow in 2009, was awarded the 2011 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences

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AIIS Scholars Challenge

Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the American Institute of Indian Studies in 2012 A Unique Opportunity to Endow a Named Fellowship. AIIS has recently begun a significant effort to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Institute in 2012 by creating the Scholars Challenge, an opportunity for scholars

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