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A social and cultural anthropologist, Samuli Schielke works as a senior researcher at Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin. He is

AUC Press staff are also working from home these days, trying to adjust to a new routine, holding  meetings online,

Trevor Naylor is the author of Cairo Inside Out (AUC Press, hbk, 2016; pbk, 2020) and more recently of Egypt

It is with great sadness that AUC Press learns of the passing of Michael Haag (1943–2020), writer, photographer, and historian.

AUC Press is deeply saddened by the passing of Deborah Manley, author, editor, and co-editor of some 60 books, and

    Last month, the New York Review of Books reviewed three of Khaled Khalifa’s novels, including No Knives in

Prominent Greek historian Alexander Kitroeff, author of The Greeks and the Making of Modern Egypt (AUC Press, 2019) gave a

The AUC Press is participating in the 53rd Middle East Studies Association (MESA) annual meeting in New Orleans (November 14–17,

Are you celebrating with your family and friends,  holding summer parties, or invited to a picnic, but just don’t know

By Nigel Fletcher-Jones When Giovanni Battista Belzoni entered the Great Temple at Abu Simbel on 1 August, 1817—as recorded in

AUC Press is deeply saddened by the passing of Hani Shukrallah. He was much more than one of Egypt’s most

By Neil Hewison, author, translator, and former AUC Press associate director for editorial programs Forget Ghost Protocol. There were times

There is no better person than Iman Hamdy to tell the story of Cairo Papers in Social Science, the American

“The ‘Arab Word’ is really worlds, plural”—Zora O’Neill Zora O’Neill could be described as an outgoing, witty, and determined New

The American University in Cairo Press was very saddened by the passing of the leading and award-winning Arabic–English translator Denys

The Egyptian writer Adel Esmat was awarded the 2016 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature for his novel Hikayât Yûsuf Tadrus

Behind the prison wall Book review of A Rare Blue Bird Flies with Me by Youssef Fadel (Hoopoe, 2016) Qantara.de,

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