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New Podcast: Maghrib Past & Present

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

We are writing to announce the launch of Maghrib Past & Present | Podcasts – podcasts in which artists, writers, and scholars from North Africa, the United States, and beyond can present their ongoing and innovative research on and cultural activities in the Maghrib. We hope that they might be of classroom interest to you, your colleagues, or your students in your on-going teaching and research. Our podcasts cover a wide variety of subjects pertaining to North Africa, the Mediterranean, the Sahel region of Africa, and the Middle East, including anthropology, archeology, geography, history, linguistics, literature, political science, sociology, and urban sociology. Podcasts can be streamed from our website (, and can be downloaded free of charge at iTunes. Use of content for classroom purposes and on other non-profit educational websites is granted (and encouraged) with proper citation.

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L’aménagement de l’espace au Maghreb, Colloque annuel de l’Institut Américain d’Études Maghrébines (AIMS), 8-9 Juillet 2017, Tunisie

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Résumé : L’Institut Américain d’Études Maghrébines (AIMS) lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel qui se tiendra en Tunisie, et qui portera sur le thème « Faire/aménager l’espace dans le/au Maghreb ». Ce colloque a pour but de développer une approche pluridisciplinaire examinant les processus de (ré)aménagement et de (re)composition de l’espace à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur de l’Afrique du Nord à différents niveaux d’analyse, à travers toutes les périodes historiques, et à travers les différentes approches théoriques au sein des sciences humaines et sociales.

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CFP: Building Sustainable Agriculture for Food Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: Challenges and Policy Options

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

The International Affairs Institute (IAI), the OCP Policy Center, the Economic and Social Sciences Research Unit at the Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine Institute Hassan II of Rabat and the Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy (CIFAP) at the University of Minnesota invite submissions that explore issues and policy responses to address food security and agricultural challenges in the countries of the Southern Mediterranean region within the framework of Euro-Mediterranean relations (deadline: 15/6/2014). Further information here.

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