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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.”

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.

“History is generally only a working hypothesis”

AUC Press had a Q&A session with Aidan Dodson, the author of “The Nubian Pharaohs of Egypt: Their Lives and Afterlives,” which is the sixth edition of the “Lives and Afterlives” series.

The book is an innovative account of the careers of the Nubians who occupied the Egyptian throne.

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