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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.”

“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.

The 40th Anniversary of the UK’s first combined heart-lung transplant

The 40th Anniversary of the UK’s first combined heart-lung transplant

In a podcast interview with Oli Lewington released on 6 December 2023 by the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation, Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub shares the extraordinary tale of his struggle to establish a heart and lung transplant program at Harefield Hospital in the UK.

Recommended Books on Palestine

Recommended Books on Palestine

Cairo Scene and Arab News recently recommended books that engage with Palestinian history and culture, including these four AUC Press novels. The Woman from Tantoura by acclaimed Egyptian writer, Radwa… READ MORE

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