Johanna Sluiter is a PhD Candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU where she is writing a dissertation on the Atelier des Bâtisseurs and the development of habitat in post-war architecture. She is currently an associate researcher at the École Normale Supérieure d’Architecture Belleville in Paris and a Chester Dale Fellow at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
On Monday, September 30 2019, James Miller spoke with TALIM Director John Davison about the joint Moroccan-American archaeological project at the site of ancient Sijilmasa and the publication of book, “The Last Civilized Place: Sijilmasa and Its Saharan Destiny” (University of Texas Press, 2015). “The Last Civilized Place,” written by Miller and Project Director Ronald Messier, recounts the story of the Project, its archaeological findings, and places Sijilmasa in the context of Moroccan and Islamic history, revealing the 1000-year history of the caravan center as a focus of trans-Saharan trade and focal point of dynastic change.
احتفلت مؤسسة طنجة المدينة هذه السنة بمرور 20 سنة على تأسيسها، وتخليدا لهذه الذكرى تم انتاج فيلم قصير من طرف السيدة نوار ناصح من جامعة عبد الملك السعدي، وذلك بالتعاون مع المفوضية الامريكية التي تدعم نساء المدينة القديمة، اللواتي يستفدن من برنامج محو الأمية This short film was made by Nawar Nasseh of Abdelmalek Essaadi University In … Read more 20 سنة من محو الامية – Vingt ans d’alphabétisation
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)
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)
A guest post from the President of the TALIM Board, Dr. Dale F. Eickelman, speaking on behalf of TALIM Board and Fellows: Dear Friends of TALIM, I take this occasion to wish all of you the very best for the end of Ramadan and ‘Id al-Fitr. We have much for which to be grateful and … Read more Eid Greetings from TALIM
On Saturday, April 9, TALIM hosted a urban gardening and arts workshop. The event gave those attending the 40th anniversary events an opportunity to see TALIM’s outreach programs live. See some photos in the gallery.