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Ten New Grants were received by the Social Research Center during the last 12 months. These grants were supported by a diversity of development partners (British Embassy, GIZ, LSE/London University, WB, UNFPA/ASRO, WHO/EMRO & Jordan Offices, and Alliance for health policy and systems research), Click Here

As the implementing partner of the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Learning Platform, SRC held a regional partner meeting during 28-29 January 2020. The objectives of the meeting are to review progress and develop next year plans, click here.

Two New Publications (2019) “Reproductive Health Equity in the Arab Region: Fairness and Social Success” and Policy Brief on “Reproductive Health Equity in the Arab Region” were published jointly by SRC and UNFPA/ASRO,  Click here 


An Invitation to Prepare Research Papers The Social Research Center of the American University in Cairo (SRC-AUC) announces the  availability of small research grants from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to prepare research papers contributing to bridging the gaps in the research agenda on VET in Egypt with special emphasis on formal apprenticeships, read more. For Arabic, click here.



SRC held a workshop on "Population Aging in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa", 9-10 April 2019. The workshop was a collaborative activity with University of Kent, the American University in Beirut, and the African Center for Population and Health, Kenya ). For more details about the workshop, click here.

SRC in partnership with  UNFPA/ASRO held a two days meeting during 18-19 November 2018 . The meeting, attended by senior government representatives from 5 Arab countries, discussed needed policies to achieve Sexual and Reproductive Health Equity in participating countries and a regional policy report. The partner institutions included: Ministry of Health in Egypt, National Population Council in Jordan, The National Observatory for Human Development in Morocco, Ministry of Health in Oman and National Population Council in Sudan. For more information about the meeting and its outputs, click here.

The SRC has made the data files of its surveys available for use (for legitimate academic research) at no cost with the condition that the SRC receives an abstract or a detailed description of any project for which this data will be used.
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The Nubian Study is a pioneering ethnographic survey of Nubian villages, their livelihood, custom and architecture.
Documenting a unique moment prior to the Nubian move to a new location after the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
Our unique collection of images is now available at AUC's Rare Books and Special Collections Library. >>more

Latest Works on Nubia 


Nubian Encounters
The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 1961–1964
Edited by Nicholas Hopkins
Sohair Mehanna
















Latest update January 2020