The annual Jabra Ibrahim Jabra Manuscript Award will be presented to the best scholarly manuscript 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.
The American University in Cairo Press is the Middle East’s leading English-language academic book publisher. Its mission is to accurately reflect Egypt and the Middle East to a global readership in line with the main teaching and research interests of the American University in Cairo. The award-winning manuscript will be published by the American University in Cairo Press with a generous provision from the Barjeel Art Foundation for the inclusion of full-color illustrations.