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Time and Power: 2023 Alixa Naff Prize Winner

Time and Power: 2023 Alixa Naff Prize Winner

AUC Press author Melissa Gatter has won the 2023 Alixa Naff Prize in Migration Studies for her “timely, innovative, and theoretically sophisticated contribution to studies of displacement” in her book… READ MORE

February: A Month of Heartfelt Reminders

February: A Month of Heartfelt Reminders

February: A Month of Heartfelt Reminders.
“I love the heart… It’s such a beautiful, efficient, noble organ.””—Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, widely known as “The Heart Savior.”

ARCE 2024 Virtual Annual Meeting

ARCE 2024 Virtual Annual Meeting

The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)’s Annual Meeting brings together hundreds of scholars who present on Egyptian history and heritage, recent fieldwork, technological advances, and much more.  

ARCE 2024 In-Person Annual Meeting

ARCE 2024 In-Person Annual Meeting

ARCE’s Annual Meeting brings together hundreds of scholars who present on Egyptian history and heritage, recent fieldwork, technological advances, and much more.  AUC Press books will be on display and for sale at the AUC Press booth. More to come about our special offers and discounts.

Introducing the Judging Panel for the 2024 Award

Introducing the Judging Panel for the 2024 Award

Introducing the Judging Panel for the 2024 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature.
A committee of distinguished judges, encompassing a wealth of literary expertise, will assess the submissions and announce the shortlisted novels on 30 August 2024.

“Did Napoleon really shoot cannons at the Pyramids”

“Did Napoleon really shoot cannons at the Pyramids”

Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo, discusses the topic of Napoleon’s alleged cannon fire at the Pyramids of Giza, She offers valuable insights on subjects ranging from the origin of the Great Sphinx to Napoleon’s real interest in the Pyramids.

Open Access

The American University in Cairo PressGREEN OPEN ACCESS POLICY What is it about? Green Open Access is repository-based Open Access. It is also known as ‘self-archiving.’ It meansthat authors are… READ MORE