Category Archives: Strait of Gibraltar

Greg White Discusses “Tangier Metropole” with Professors & Researchers from Abdelmalek Essaadi U.

TALIM welcomed Smith College Professor of Government Gregory White to the Legation October 27 for an informal round table conversation with professors and researchers from Tangier’s Abdelmalek Essaadi University. Participants engaged in lively exchanges about links between the environment and … Continue reading

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Calling from Rota: What’s a Legation?

Rota, on the Spanish coast near Cadiz, has long hosted US Navy personnel, who we hope will visit Tangier, just across the Strait of Gibraltar.
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Down to the Sea in Tugboats

If my ship ever founders at sea, I want a tugboat there to the rescue. Tugboats on the Strait of Gibraltar.
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USS Elrod in Tangier & the “Mohammed VI” in Brest

Frigates – Moroccan and American – are in the news this week, as Tangier on the Strait of Gibraltar is reminded of its strategic position.
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When Tangier & Gibraltar Were “Tan-Gib”

Gibraltar and Tangier once shared regular shipping and air connections, and were a much bigger feature in each others’ lives.
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Re-Mapping Tangier: National Geographic Workshop

“Re-Mapping Tangier” gathered European, American, and Moroccan scholars at TALIM to discuss an inter-disciplinary approach to understanding the complex space that is Tangier: African, European, Atlantic, Mediterranean, International, Moroccan.
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Merja Zerga: Pilgrims of the Blue Lagoon

Christiane Delongueville, Belgian nature photographer and mollusc expert, turns her lens on the fantastic collection of birds gathered at Morocco’s Merja Zerga lagoon at Moulay Bousselham.
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Madrid 10, Tangier 0: Victory for All

Tanger Gool features women’s teams from Madrid and Tangier, the Moroccan city where Spanish football is king.
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The Navy Is Back: USNS Grapple in Tangier

The crew of the USNS Grapple renews the tradition of US Navy ship visits to the port of Tangier.
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Logistics’ Human Side: “Deep Hanging Out”

PhD candidate Janell Rothenberg has worked for years on the socio-cultural dimensions of the transportation and logistics industry in northern Morocco.
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