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U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer visits AIIS in August 2010

AIIS staff was delighted and much honored to welcome the U.S. Ambassador to India, Honorable Mr. Timothy J. Roemer, to the AIIS center in Gurgaon on August 20, 2010.

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2011-2012 Fellowship Recipients

Click here to download a PDF of the 2011-2012 Fellowship Recipients.

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Former AIIS Hindi Student Elected First Indian-American Alderman in Chicago

Former AIIS Hindi Student Elected First Indian-American Alderman in Chicago Ameya Pawar, who participated in the AIIS Hindi Summer Language Program in Jaipur in 2009, will become Chicago’s very first Indian-American alderman. Mr. Pawar will assume his position as alderman of the 47thWard on the north side

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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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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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Faculty Development Workshop: Tools and Resources for Study of Women in South Asian Islamic Societies

The American Institute of Indian Studies, the American Institute of Pakistan Studies, the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies and the University of Chicago South Asia Language and Area Center…

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