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AIIS Director General Purnima Mehta named one of The Economist’s 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life

The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) is pleased to announce that its Director-General, Purnima Mehta, has been distinguished by inclusion in The Economist’s list of Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life ( Other notables on the list include President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama,

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AIIS Mourns the Death of Stanley Kochanek

AIIS is very sad to report that our colleague and friend Stanley Kochanek died unexpectedly on May 2, due to complications from open heart surgery. Stan was the AIIS Trustee from Pennsylvania State University for twenty years, during which he participated actively in all of the affairs

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