Tag Archives: Tangier

March Events at the Legation

Below are the events happening this month at the Legation.  If you are in the area, we hope to see you there. Monday, March 9, 7 p.m. Movie Night “The Furies,” starring Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Huston. Thursday, March 12, 4 … Continue reading

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Architectural History of the Legation Now Available on Archnet

Section II, “Architectural and Historical Context and Significance” of the of the Historic Structure Report on the American Legation in Tangier, Morocco is now available on Archnet.  You can find it by going to the the page for TALIM and … Continue reading

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Greg White Discusses “Tangier Metropole” with Professors & Researchers from Abdelmalek Essaadi U.

TALIM welcomed Smith College Professor of Government Gregory White to the Legation October 27 for an informal round table conversation with professors and researchers from Tangier’s Abdelmalek Essaadi University. Participants engaged in lively exchanges about links between the environment and … Continue reading

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Monument Man

Saving the Legation – unique American historic monument overseas – from oblivion and neglect, and telling its compelling story, has been my work over these past four years.
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Putting Tangier In the News

Journalists still cling to the Tangier Sin City image, though the International Zone ended more than a half century ago.
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Kidnap Scrapbook: Letters on the Perdicaris Affair

A rare book containing the letters written to the wife of kidnap victim Ion Perdicaris has been put up for sale.
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Zohra, As She Was: Photos From the Fifties

James McBey’s “Zohra” has been called the Moroccan Mona Lisa, but in the 1950s, she was a young teen posing in Tangier, and friends with the children of Marguerite McBey’s American family.
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Tangier, Northern Morocco, and the Spanish Civil War

Tangier found itself in the middle of Spain’s Civil War, and Franco eventually took over the Tangier International Zone during World War II.
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Tangier: International, Interzonal… Intercultural

Tangier’s UNESCO Club put on a day-long symposium on Tangier as a city of intercultural dialogue.
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