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Smithsonian Journeys Lectures on Morocco

Mar 01, 2020

In researching the topics that I would lecture about for the Smithsonian Journeys trips to Morocco, I found dozens of rich archival photos that shed light on many of the momentous occasions and figures that have played a role in Morocco's long history -- from the period of pre-independence, through the reign of Hassan II, and on to current day.

Historical images of Morocco

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In response to requests to share the lectures, I've posted them here for your enjoyment. Where possible, I included the citation so curious readers can follow up and reference the articles and research reports behind the particular story, image, or infographic.

  • Lecture One: God, the Nation, & the King; Unpacking Morocco's Motto

  • Lecture Two: Morocco's Political Economy & key external partners

  • Lecture Three: From Rebellion in the Rif to the Arab Spring

  • Lecture Four: Craft and Weaving among Rural Moroccan Women

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