Category Archives: Morocco


  On a hot August Saturday night at the Legation, Bjoern Dahlstroem, Director of the Musée Berbère Jardin Majorelle and the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech –mYSLm-, and Madison Cox, Vice-President of the Fondation Jardin Majorelle, discussed preparations for the … Continue reading

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Tangier 1947 – Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education

TALIM’s annual April Seminar will take place at the Tangier Old American Legation, Thursday, April 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The April Seminar, in partnership with the Office Cherifien des Phosphates, will be open to the public with … Continue reading

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The First Full Day of TALIM’s 40th Anniversary Events

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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

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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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First Images from TALIM’s Collection of Glass Negatives Made Available on Archnet

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

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Ceremony at the French Consulate Honors Moroccan and French Veterans

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

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Hassan El Glaoui at the Legation

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

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Tangier: Guides and Gateways

Clichéd images of Tangier didn’t disappear with independence. Emma Chubb investigates.
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Mission in Tangier

The US Embassy in Morocco spent two days at the Legation, brainstorming and team building under new US Ambassador Dwight Bush.
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Tangier Songbooks: Nahón & Cohen, Pomeroy & Paloma

Sephardic music has lasted down the ages, from Moorish Spain to modern Morocco, thanks to the Jewish tradition of “romances” or ballads.
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