Presentación del último trabajo de investigación de Rocío Rojas Marcos a cargo de la profesora e investigadora Randa Jebrouni.
Morocco’s little known tradition of women troupes who perform the famous Fantasia (“tbourida”) equestrian ceremony is the doctoral focus of Fulbright scholar Gwyneth Talley from the University of California at Los Angeles, who discussed her research findings at TALIM on Monday, April 23. Gwyneth shared insights into the culture of tbourida and how the revival in women’s equestrian sports, in particular the tbourida, coincided with the 2004 passage of Morocco’s new personal status code, the Mudawana.
TALIM hosted its annual April Seminar this week on the theme, “Documenting the Cultural Heritage of Northern Morocco,” in partnership with the Office Cherifien de Phosphates and the Aga Khan Documentation Center @ MIT.
On September 30st, TALIM hosted both Noussayba LAHLOU and Moniem EL BOUDIABI. بقلم مؤنث و جد مؤثر، نسيبة لحلو من الشخصيات الاكثر إشعاعا في شعر الشارع النسائي بالمغرب. بإلقائها كتاباتها باللغة الفرنسية، إستطاعت أن تصل إلى جمهور واسع و متنوع، مغاربة و اجانب، من مختلف طبقات المجتمع. بلغة بسيطة لا تبتعد قط من الثقافة المغربية، … Read more Poetry Slam Evening: w/ Noussayba Lahlou & Moniem El Boudiabi
Presented by Borderline Theatre Project and the American Language Center in Tangier, the 2017 Youmein Creative Media Festival was a co-production with DABATEATR, in partnership with the Tangier-American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM), TechnoPark Tanger, Association Tanger Région Action Culturelle (ATRAC), and Think Tanger.
In its third edition, the Youmein Creative Media Festival took up the theme “imitation” or, in Arabic, “taqlid”. Reflecting on the question, “how do cultures and society change, if not by imitation?” and [laying on the Arabic “taqlid” (imitation) and its plural form “taqalid,” (traditions) many pieces in the festival explored the relationships between imitation and tradition, cultural borrowing and modernity, and mechanical reproduction.
On a hot August Saturday night at the Legation, Bjoern Dahlstroem, Director of the Musée Berbère Jardin Majorelle and the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech –mYSLm-, and Madison Cox, Vice-President of the Fondation Jardin Majorelle, discussed preparations for the October inauguration of the mYSLm. The audience were captivated to learn details of both the … Read more “PREVIEWING THE YVES SAINT LAURENT MARRAKECH MUSEUM.” Saturday, August 5, 7:00 p.m.
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
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)
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)
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)