MAPPING MEMORIES, CREATING HISTORY: THE TANGIER AMERICAN LEGATION, by Emily Albrecht

Abstract:  The Tangier American Legation hosted the U.S. Legation and Consulate for 140 years, and was the formal conduit for diplomatic and consular relations between the United States and Morocco. After the diplomatic move to Rabat after Morocco’s independence in 1956, the building operated as a Foreign Service Institute and, later, as a Peace Corps … Read more MAPPING MEMORIES, CREATING HISTORY: THE TANGIER AMERICAN LEGATION, by Emily Albrecht


TALIM Participates in the Parcours des Arts de Tanger with an Exhibit by Fatima Gharbaoui

Women's Market in front of St. Andrews Church

From October 1-31, 2021, cultural institutions and art galleries fill Tangier with beauty with a circuit of visual arts called the “Parcours des Arts de Tanger”. TALIM is one of twelve institutions participating in this, the third edition of the parcours. The Legation’s contribution is a special exhibit by Tangier-based artist Fatima Gharbaoui. Mme. Gharbaoui … Read more TALIM Participates in the Parcours des Arts de Tanger with an Exhibit by Fatima Gharbaoui


Video: A Brief History of the Peace Corps at the Tangier American Legation

A small but important aspect of the history of the Tangier American Legation included service by Peace Corps trainees and volunteers, as described in this video. Please share with your friends and subscribe to the TALIM Youtube Channel. To learn of events and other activities hosted at the Legation, Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel Follow … Read more Video: A Brief History of the Peace Corps at the Tangier American Legation


Video: Repurposing a Historic Landmark: The Tangier American Legation Museum Gives Back

Created by a US non-profit in 1976, the Tangier American Legation Institute for Maghreb Studies (TALIM) and its museum are housed in the former American Legation compound, given to the USA in 1821 by Sultan Moulay Souleyman, and which received national landmark designation in 1982 – the only one located outside the USA and its … Read more Video: Repurposing a Historic Landmark: The Tangier American Legation Museum Gives Back


Writing on Kingdom Walls: Practices, Narratives and visual politics of graffiti and street art in Jordan and Morocco

Abstract: Soufiane’s focus is a comparative study on cultural practices and narratives related to art production and its entanglement with resistance and visual politics in North Africa and the Middle East. By working on Morocco and Jordan, he mainly focuses on wall-writings, street art, and graffiti in order to understand what wall expressions do, the … Read more Writing on Kingdom Walls: Practices, Narratives and visual politics of graffiti and street art in Jordan and Morocco


Podcast: Writing on Kingdom Walls: Practices, Narratives, and visual politics of graffiti and street art in Jordan and Morocco

Soufiane’s focus is a comparative study on cultural practices and narratives related to art production and its entanglement with resistance and visual politics in North Africa and the Middle East. By working on Morocco and Jordan, I mainly focus on wall-writings, street art, and graffiti in order to understand what wall expressions do, the extent … Read more Podcast: Writing on Kingdom Walls: Practices, Narratives, and visual politics of graffiti and street art in Jordan and Morocco


TALIM Hosts the 2021 Edition of Youmein Festival

After a one-year break due to restrictions related to COVID-19 in 2021, the Youmein arts festival has come back this year with a retrospective vision looking back at the previous five editions, with some updated art works and performances. Launched for the first time in 2015 with the initiative of Dr. George Bajalia, professor of … Read more TALIM Hosts the 2021 Edition of Youmein Festival


Video by the Moroccan Embassy in Washington DC

We hope that you will enjoy this video issued yesterday by theEmbassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Washington DC, on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of Throne Day, We are also very grateful that the celebration of the Bicentennial of the Tangier American Legation is mentioned in this interesting video (0:55).


Podcast: Protecting Morocco´s Rarest Forests by Dr. Peter Fulé

Abstract  The high mountains of Talassemtane National Park protect some of the rarest trees and animals in Morocco and North Africa. Forest fires can have negative as well as positive effects on conserving these unique ecosystems. Research ranging from satellite images to tree-ring analysis is being applied to help forest managers protect the forest and … Read more Podcast: Protecting Morocco´s Rarest Forests by Dr. Peter Fulé


“Hna Wa Mericane”TALIM Director Visit to American Language Centers in Oujda and Fez

TALIM director, John Davison, speaking to ALC Students in Oujda

As part of Bicentennial Outreach efforts, the TALIM Director travelled to Oujda and Fes to meet with students from the American Language Centers who are participating in Embassy/American Culture Association (ACA) sponsored courses entitled “Hna Wa Mericane” (“We and Americans”).The Director took questions from the students about Morocco-American diplomatic history and discussed both the diplomatic … Read more “Hna Wa Mericane”TALIM Director Visit to American Language Centers in Oujda and Fez