The Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies (Registered under Act VI of 1961, Government of West Bengal, India)is a non- profit non-governmental organization taking interest in different kinds of academic endeavours and it works on Asia and Pacific regions. The Association promotes research and understanding of different region of Asia and Pacific Studies to carry out social science oriented studies as well as present their works to the public in forms of lectures, panel discussions, symposia and conferences. The Association aims to undertake research which rests on both primary research topics and policy oriented issues such as social and cultural pattern, gender and disadvantaged groups, political developments, economy, trade and investments, science-technology etc. The Association thus works as a platform for social scienceoriented research projects and promotes programmes of workshops, dialogue and training.

The Indian Association of Asian and Pacific Studies has been for the past 22 years been organizing lectures, seminars and international conferences of a very high quality. The Association which has members from various disciplines affiliated to institutions belonging to almost thirty countries across the globe has operated out of the home of its Founder-Secretary for 21 years and did not possess any infrastructural asset like an office-room, furniture or even a computer. Recently it has acquired an office space and a few small equipment.

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