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.
In Decorative Arts of the Tunisian École: Fabrications of Modernism, Gender, and Power, Jessica Gerschultz presents a momentous shift in artistic values and collaborations in twentieth-century Tunisia.
AMCA is thrilled to announce Rachel Winter as the recipient of the inaugural Salwa Mikdadi Research Award.