Category Archives: Research Center

Circles: Meet the New Director

Full circle, after arriving in Morocco 31 years ago during Ramadan, John Davison returns to take charge at the Tangier American Legation.
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Morocco’s Music: Archives to Archnet

Morocco’s musical heritage, soon to be accessible online.
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Tangier: Guides and Gateways

Clichéd images of Tangier didn’t disappear with independence. Emma Chubb investigates.
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Introducing the New Mudir – John Davison

The John Davison era at the Legation is set to begin on July 1.
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The Skeletons of Portuguese Tangier

“Portuguese Tangier” uses the latest GIS modeling technology and 15th century archives to recreate a vibrant image of the city during its two Portuguese centuries.
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Ten Years of “Performing Tangier”

“Performing Tangier” 2014 was the tenth edition in this internationally-attended conference, and it launched at the Legation.
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TALIM Library Catalog Finds an Online Home

The Legation’s library catalog – some 8,000 books on Morocco, the Maghreb, and the Mediterranean world – can now be consulted online.
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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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Gaetana Enders, Tangerina in New York

Born in Tangier, married to a US ambassador, journalist and author, Gaetana Enders was a witness to the International Zone.
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The Legation in ICOM News

Dr. Carol Malt has written about the Legation’s collection in ICOM News, the magazine for museum professionals worldwide.
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