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Today was the first full day of events held to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Tangier American Legation Museum, now the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM). The events are being held in conjunction … Continue reading
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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Tagged Ambassador Dwight Bush, archeological sites, Ksar Sghir, Northern Morocco, restoration, Tangier, Tetouan, US Embassy
Guest post by Michael A. Toler, Archnet Content Manager, AKDC@MIT The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) has recently made available via Archnet, a first batch of scans from TALIM’s collection of glass negatives dating back to the first … Continue reading
Des invités français, marocains, et autres se sont réunis ce mardi orageux pour commémorer le jour de l’Armistice au Consulat de France à Tanger. Des écoliers ont chanté les hymnes nationaux de la France et du Maroc, et une couronne … Continue reading
Dear Friends of TALIM (Version française ci-dessous), Some very exciting news. We have just transferred several paintings from one of Morocco’s most famous artists, Hassane El-Glaoui, from our library to our museum. Please visit us between Monday and Friday for … Continue reading
Clichéd images of Tangier didn’t disappear with independence. Emma Chubb investigates.
The US Embassy in Morocco spent two days at the Legation, brainstorming and team building under new US Ambassador Dwight Bush.
Sephardic music has lasted down the ages, from Moorish Spain to modern Morocco, thanks to the Jewish tradition of “romances” or ballads.
Youth “ministers” of the “parallel government” and journalists gathered at the Legation to debate “citizen diplomacy” or “diplomatie parallèle” for Morocco.
Bastards, a documentary about a Moroccan woman’s quest to legitimize her daughter, was shown to acclaim at the Legation.