January 16, 2024
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.
December 10, 2023
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.
December 9, 2023
In this Q&A Louis Brehony talks to us about how his study of Palestinian music fused his interest in music with his growing political awareness and granted him access to the vibrant world of Arab music
December 8, 2023
A Q&A with Ashraf El-Ashmawi, author of The House of the Coptic Woman: A Novel translated by Peter Daniel (AUC Press, 2023).
November 13, 2023
Ibrahim al-Koni, the highly acclaimed Libyan novelist and finalist for the Man Booker International Prize, was named the ‘Cultural Personality of the Year’ for the 42nd edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2023 (SIBF 2023).
September 10, 2023
AUC Press was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of art historian Dr. Tarek Swelim, who died on 2 September 2023 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.