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AIIS Receives Grant from the U.S. Embassy in India for a Museum and Heritage Conservation Summit

AIIS received a grant to hold a three-day Museum and Heritage Conservation Summit which will bring together museum professionals in India including curators, administrators and conservationists, as well as some alumni of the Art Conservationist Fellowships, to engage with each other and American counterparts on important aspects

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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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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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