Annual Seminar to Mark the Bicentennial of the Legation, April 7-8

In celebration of the bicentennial of the Tangier American Legation and the long friendship between the United States and Morocco that it represents, this year’s annual TALIM April Seminar has the theme of “The Tangier American Legation’s First 200 years: Where We’ve Been and What Might Be Next?” Due to travel and assembly restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s seminar will be virtual, held in Zoom and broadcast live on Facebook.


Sharon C. Smith​: “Documenting the Built Environment: Why and How?”

This episode was recorded on April 12, 2018 at the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies, as part of TALIM’s annual April Seminar, organized annually in partnership with the Office Chérifien des Phosphates. This year’s seminar program was organized in collaboration with the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT).

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Michael A. Toler: “Documenting the Cultural Heritage a Society in Transition”

This episode was recorded on April 12, 2018 at the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies, as part of TALIM’s annual April Seminar, organized annually in partnership with the Office Chérifien des Phosphates. This year’s seminar program was organized in collaboration with the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT).

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Mhammad Benaboud​: “Documenting the Cultural Heritage of the North Moroccan Medinas”

This episode was recorded on April 12, 2018 at the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies, as part of TALIM’s annual April Seminar, organized annually in partnership with the Office Chérifien des Phosphates. This year’s seminar program was organized in collaboration with the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT).

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Jordi Mas Garriga​: “Towards valuing Tangier’s Alawite heritage”

This episode was recorded on April 12, 2018 at the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies, as part of TALIM’s annual April Seminar, organized annually in partnership with the Office Chérifien des Phosphates. This year’s seminar program was organized in collaboration with the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT).

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2018 April Seminar

 

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.

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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)