Publishers’ Roundtable:

Trends in Publishing on the Middle East


Elizabeth Briggs, Editorial Director at Saqi Books (London)
Nadia Naqib, Senior Acquisitions Editor at American University in Cairo Press (Cairo)
Hope LeGro, Assistant Director of the Press and Director of Georgetown Languages at Georgetown University Press (Washington, DC)

Moderatred By
Jonathan Adler, Senior Researcher, MESPI (New York)

Cosponsored by Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative, Middle East and Islamic Studies Program and Schar School (GMU)


In this roundtable, our guests, all senior editors at prominent publishers in the field of Middle East Studies, discuss new and emerging trends in Middle East knowledge production, ongoing challenges in academic and trade publishing, highlights from the upcoming 2023 catalog, and publishing in the digital age.