Category Archives: Cultural Diplomacy

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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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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Eid Greetings from TALIM

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 … Continue reading

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Recently in Tangier – Message from the Director

Dear TALIM Board Members, Fellows and Friends On behalf of all of us in Tangier, I would like to dispense a bit with protocol and write all of you directly to wish all of your and your families a very … Continue reading

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US – Morocco Relations

The first nation to publicly recognize U.S. independence following the Revolutionary War was Morocco. Muhammad III, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams signed the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship in 1786; congress approved it the next year. This treaty, which was proposed … Continue reading

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2016 AIMS Conference “Mediterranean Crossroads: Spanish-Maghribi Relations in Past and Present”

All of us at TALIM are very excited to host next year’s AIMS conference May 14-15, 2016. The theme, “Mediterranean Crossroads: Spanish-Maghribi Relations in Past and Present” is perfect for Tangier! Please see attached announcement and details about participation. http://aimsnorthafrica.org/AC/ac.cfm

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Showcasing US Embassy Support for the Restoration of Ksar Sghir

Defenders of historical preservation in Morocco were honored to attend ceremonies last week showcasing US Embassy support to restore the archaeological site at Ksar Sghir, a fortress that was built under the Marinid Sultan Abou Youssef Yacoub in the 13th … Continue reading

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Saudi ARAMCO World on the Legation’s Literacy Program

We hope you enjoy this wonderful feature article in this month’s edition of Saudi ARAMCO World about the Legation and especially our Arabic Literacy Program for women in the Old Medina of Tangier. Please share it with your friends and … Continue reading

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Invitation to Youmein Festival

Tanger Evénements Ouvert au Public Our first event open to the public will be at the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM), on August 26th at 12pm! Please join us for a roundtable panel and discussion on the … Continue reading

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TALIM Hosts Reception for Benefit Performance of Tennessee William’s Play

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Last Friday evening, August 21, TALIM was pleased to host a welcome reception for guests and visiting performers of a special benefit production of Tennessee Williams‘ Tangier-inspired play, Suddenly Last Summer, on August 22. Below are some photos of this … Continue reading

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