In recognition of the pioneering work of Professor Salwa Mikdadi, AMCA is thrilled to launch The Salwa Mikdadi Research Award. Salwa’s work has been instrumental in the development of the field, culminating in the establishment of al-Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art at NYUAD.
The annual Jabra Ibrahim Jabra Manuscript Award will be presented to the best scholarly manuscript in English in the area of the contemporary and modern art history of the Arab world, Iran, and Turkey. The American University in Cairo Press, the Association for Modern and Contemporary Art from the Arab World, Iran and Turkey (AMCA), and the Barjeel Art Foundation are pleased to announce this new award underlining our strong commitment to furthering research in this vital area of scholarship.
AMCA condemns all violence against civilians on both sides of the war.
AMCA is currently accepting submissions for the 2024 Rhonda A. Saad Prize for Best Paper in Modern and Contemporary Arab Art.