Live at the Legation: 2017 Ramadan Nights Concert with Redouan Hasnaoui

We are delighted to introduce our “Live at the Legation” podcast series.  On Friday, June 9 at 22h, we revived a  tradition of  Ramadan concerts here at the Legation by hosting the young Tangerine singer-songwriter Redouane Hasnaoui, where he sang about Tangier, the environment, motherhood, and Sufi and romantic poetry. And of course, we recorded it … Read more Live at the Legation: 2017 Ramadan Nights Concert with Redouan Hasnaoui


2017 July 4 Women’s Literacy Program Graduation Ceremony!

Congratulations to Rhimo El Ouardighi for the first prize of the 2013-2017  graduating class of our Medina Women’s Literacy program, in partnership with Fondation Tanja Madinati, and congratulations to all the 162 women in the program for their hard work and dedication in learning Arabic, English and French, and also embroidery and cooking.  What a … Read more 2017 July 4 Women’s Literacy Program Graduation Ceremony!


April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 2/4 (April 6, 2017)

In this second podcast from TALIM’s 2017 April Seminar,“Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education,” Dr. Assia Bensalah Alaoui, Ambassador-at-Large of HM King Mohamed VI, speaks about “The Primacy of Education, Especially of Women, in the Progress of a Nation.”  In addition to her prepared remarks, Amb Bensalah Alaoui shared moving personal anecdotes about … Read more April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 2/4 (April 6, 2017)


April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 4/4 (April 6, 2017)

In this fourth podcast from TALIM’s 2017 April Seminar, “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education,” Dr. M’hamed BENABOUD, from Tetouan Asmir Association, discussed Spanish archival materials outlining the intrigue behind Franco-Spanish efforts to delay or obstruct Sultan Mohammed V’s visit to northern Morocco.  He drew links between how Lalla Aicha in her … Read more April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 4/4 (April 6, 2017)


April 6 April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 3/4 (April 6, 2017)

In this third podcast from TALIM’s  2017 April Seminar, “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education,”  Dr. Karim BEJJIT, Professor from Abdelmalek Essaadi University, discussed the nuances of US support for Moroccan sovereignty and King Mohammed V in light of Cold War relations with France and Spain. In subsequent podcast Dr. M’hamed Benaboud … Read more April 6 April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 3/4 (April 6, 2017)


April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 1/4 (April 6, 2017)

Seventy years ago, on 9 April 1947, King Mohammed V delivered a speech in Tangier calling for Moroccan independence. Two days later his daughter, Princess Lalla Aicha Alaoui, gave her own speech calling for the education of women. This year’s annual April Seminar, held in partnership with the Office Cherifien des Phosphates (OCP), focused on … Read more April Seminar “Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education.” Part 1/4 (April 6, 2017)


Tangier 1947 – Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education

TALIM’s annual April Seminar will take place at the Tangier Old American Legation, Thursday, April 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The April Seminar, in partnership with the Office Cherifien des Phosphates, will be open to the public with free admission. It will address the theme, “Tangier April 1947 – Two Speeches: Independence and … Read more Tangier 1947 – Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education