Author Archives: John Davison

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation / Centre d’Études Maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT) Social Sciences Research Methodology Training Workshop for North African Scholars

HFG-2018-Workshop-Announcement The Centre d’Études Maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT) and the Centre d’Études Maghrébines en Algérie (CEMA) are pleased to announce the 2018 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (HGF) Methodological and Proposal Development Training Workshop series for North African Scholars.  For registration … Continue reading

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CAORC Grant Opportunities

CAORC funding opportunities are now available! NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for US postdoctoral scholars, and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been … Continue reading

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AIMS Grant Opportunity for US Scholars

For U.S. scholars interested in conducting academic research in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria, AIMS, the American Institute for Maghrib Studies, announces its 2018-19 call for grant applications.   For information visit the following link:  http://aimsnorthafrica.org/long-and-short-term-grants/

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Film Making Workshop at Dar Al Ma3rifa, Zouitina Neighborhood

During the holy fasting month of Ramadan, daily life in Tangier goes on as usual, and work and learning continue.  Early in the month, Moroccan high school students sat for their national baccalaureate examinations.  Our 16 Legation STEEM (science, technology, engineering, … Continue reading

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Coming to America …

To NYC and DC in March, to be more specific. Enjoy!

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Beit Hahayim Donation

Our deepest thanks to Australian artist Bryan Dawe for his generous donation of “Beit Hahayim,” the Jewish Cemetery of Tangier, which now hangs in our art gallery, where it stands as a stirring memorial to Tangier’s multi-faith heritage.

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Legation Christmas Market, 2016

We’d like to thank all of those involved in making our annual Christmas Market such a success.   Of  the many visitors we welcomed on December 10, we were perhaps most pleased that several dozens of  children from our Ben Idder neighborhood … Continue reading

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Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Visit to the Legation

We were honored to welcome Dana J. Hyde, CEO of the Millennium  Challenge Corporation, to the American Legation Museum on this cold and rainy Saturday evening.   Ms. Hyde led an MCC delegation to Morocco, including Tetouan and Tangier.  They were hosted … Continue reading

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July 16-17, 2016 We were thrilled to co-host the second edition of the Youmein Creative Media Festival this past weekend, from July 16-17. The Youmein Festival brought together artists and creative thinkers from across Morocco, France, the United States, Belgium, … Continue reading

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Green Journalism Workshop

On May 13 we were pleased to host a “Green Journalism” climate change workshop for journalists from Tangier, Tetouan and Laraiche   The workshop , offered by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the U.S. Embassy, was the second of five … Continue reading

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