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 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 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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