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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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Dance: Hassan Bouchountouf at the Legation

We were pleased to welcome Hassan Bouchountouf to the Legation on September 6, where his performance opened the 3-day Haraka Dance Festival. Thanks to the brilliant Othman Sellami and his team for conceptualizing and organizing Tangier’s first contemporary dance festival … Continue reading

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Les Belles Vacances de Mon Enfance

TALIM was happy this summer to host day camps at the Legation for children from the Ben Idder neighborhood of the Tangier Old Medina. The coordinator for the camps was Ayoub Lahlouh of the theater company Dakirat El Mostakbel. Here … 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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Columbia’s Hisham Aidi Returns to Tangier

Our thanks to Columbia University professor and author Hisham Aidi for returning to his home town to participate in this month’s Salon International de Tanger des Livres et des Arts. In his round table on “The Artistic Power of Tangier,” … Continue reading

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New York City Synagogue Honors the Moroccan King Who Saved the Jews

In a month of major celebrations by believers from each of the three Religions of the Book, here is an article about an important commemoration in a New York City synagogue “Honoring the Moroccan King who Saved the Jews.” Please share. … Continue reading

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Architectural History of the Legation Now Available on Archnet

Section II, “Architectural and Historical Context and Significance” of the of the Historic Structure Report on the American Legation in Tangier, Morocco is now available on Archnet.  You can find it by going to the the page for TALIM and … Continue reading

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  Legation Pavilion, photo by Elizabeth Gill Lui The Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies, TALIM, is housed in the only US National Historic Landmark located outside the United States.  The Legation includes a research library, museum, Arabic literacy … Continue reading

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