AIPS Sponsored Programs for 2015-16
AIPS-Sponsored Conferences and Workshops
- Junior Scholars Conference on Pakistan, October 22, 2015 (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- Transforming Your Dissertation into a Book, October 22, 2015 (Annual Conference on South Asia Preconference, Madison, WI)
- Rāhe najāt (The path of salvation): Religious and Social Dynamics Amongst Mercantile Communities of the Western Indian Ocean, November 13, 2015 (Florida International University)
- The City in South Asia Conference, January 3-6, 2016 (NED University, Karachi, Pakistan)
- 6th Annual Pakistan Student Association Conference on Pakistan, April 8, 2016 (University of Michigan)
- Trending Pakistan: A History Workshop, April 28-29, 2016 (Arizona State University)
- State, Society and Democracy in the Postcolony Conference, August 5-6, 2016 (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan)
- Cinema and Transnationalism in Pakistan and South Asia: Regional Histories, September 1-2, 2016 (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan)
- Visual and Spatial Analysis:Art, Architecture and Media; the third workshop in a three-part series ‘Visual Analysis: Art, Architecture and Media’ organized by William Glover
- Building Peace, Resolving Conflicts: the third workshop in a three-part series on Peace-builing and Conflict Resolution organized by Paula Newberg
- What is Peace? How does it apply in Pakistan?: the first workshop in a three-part series 'Pakistan and Peace Studies: Methods and Meaning' organized by Yasmin Saikia
AIPS Advising Program Grant
Course Development Grant
- University of Texas-Austin in collaboration with Huston-Tillotson University, Spring 2016
- Florida International University, Spring 2016
Junior Faculty Mentoring Program
- Jamil Hussain, University of Balochistan, will spend Spring 2016 at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Research field: Archaeology)
- Marcia Hermansen, Department of Theology, Loyola University, April 5-19, 2016
- Hilal Elver, Visiting Professor, University of California-Santa Barbara, August 25-September 1, 2016
- Richard Falk, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University, August 25-September 1, 2016
Publication Write-Up Grant
- Sheetal Chhabria, Connecticut College, "Contesting Urban Modernity and Inequality in Colonial Karachi"
- Mary Davis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Urbanism, communities and political power in Harappa, Pakistan"
- Jeffrey Diamond, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University, "G.W. Leitner's Intellectual Encounters with Islam and Muslims in Nineteenth Century Lahore and British India" & "G.W. Leitner's Adaptable Identities"
- Farhat Haq, Monmouth College, "Sacralizing the State and Secularizing the Sharia: Islamic Politics and the Pakistani Nation-State"
- Faiza Moatasim, Hamilton College, "Popular Planning: 'Ordinary' people, 'everyday spaces' and the development of a planned modern city"
- Sadia Saeed, Boston University, "Politics of Desecularization: Law and the Minority Question in Pakistan"
- SherAli Tareen, Franklin & Marshall College, "Revolutionary Hermeneutics: Narratives of Emancipation in Muslim Colonial India"