In this second podcast from TALIM’s 2017 April Seminar,“Tangier 1947 — Two Speeches: Independence and Women’s Education,” Dr. Assia Bensalah Alaoui, Ambassador-at-Large of HM King Mohamed VI, speaks about “The Primacy of Education, Especially of Women, in the Progress of a Nation.” In addition to her prepared remarks, Amb Bensalah Alaoui shared moving personal anecdotes about how King Mohammed V’s push for girls education enabled her and her sisters to go to school.
In subsequent podcasts Dr. Karim Bejjit, Professor at Abdelmalek Essaadi University, speaks on “US-Moroccan relations in the 1940s: A New Beginning”; and Dr. M’hamed Benaboud of Tetouan Asmir Association speaks on “Princess Lalla Aisha’s Historical Speech in Tangier of April 1947 in the Light of the Varela Archives.”
To NYC and DC in March, to be more specific. Enjoy!
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Our deepest thanks to Australian artist Bryan Dawe for his generous donation of “Beit Hahayim,” the Jewish Cemetery of Tangier, which now hangs in our art gallery, where it stands as a stirring memorial to Tangier’s multi-faith heritage.
Zones of Contact and Friction: An International Symposium paying in homage to Christel Weiler & Mohamed Bahjaji
TANGIER/TETOUAN, 24-28 November 2017
The conference will be part of the 13th annual international festival “Performing Tangier.” Download the full call for papers as a pdf
Abstracts are due 31 March 2017.