Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC)
Founded in 1981. Membership: CAORC has member centers in Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Turkey, West Africa, Yemen. CAORC speaks in support of overseas research centers; helps expand the resource base and raise the profile of member centers; fosters new channels of communication and collaboration among centers leading to a strengthening of academic programs and administrative procedures; fosters research projects across national boundaries; serves as advocate for area studies, and facilitates the establishment of new research centers. CAORC, PO Box 37012, MRC-178, Washington, DC 20013-7012 (202 633-1599; fax: 202 633-3141; email@example.com). Direct membership inquiries to the address above.