Professor Amitabh Mattoo will be the first President of the Indian Association of International Studies (IAIS). He was appointed President at the inaugural function at New Delhi of IAIS which was presided over by the Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari. The organization is the Indian Counterpart of the International Studies Association, headquartered at
His new book "Shaping India's Foreign Policy:People, Politics and Places" (co-edited with Happymon Jacob) was also released on the occasion.
(Source: State Times,10/04/10)