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Title:Cambridge in Morocco: perspectives on North African and Islamic studies: proceedings from the 'Cambridge in Morocco' series of symposia bringing together the University of Cambridge, University Hassan II Casablanca, University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Fez, and University Mohammed V - Agdal Rabat
Editors:Joffé, GeorgeISNI
Abulafia, DavidISNI
Series:Publications of the Faculy of Letters and Human Sciences, University Mohammed V - Agdal, Series: Seminars and colloquia
City of publisher:Cambridge
Publisher:University of Cambridge
ISBN:0957316615; 9780957316614
Geographic terms:Morocco
conference papers (form)
About persons:Walter Burton Harris (1866-1933)ISNI
Muhammad al-Talibi (1923-)ISNI
Muhammad 'Abid al-Jabiri (1936-2010)ISNI
Abstract:The British Council in partnership with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge, University Hassan II Casablanca, University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Fes, University Mohamed V Rabat and the Moroccan British Society organised a symposium 'Cambridge in Morocco: Perspectives on Islamic and North African Studies' from 16th to 20th April 2012 in Fes, Rabat and Casablanca. This collective volume records records this event, presenting studies on the history of Morocco and the Mediterranean, on international relations across the Mediterranean, on intellectual thought in North Africa, and on sociology and anthropology in Morocco. Titles: Walter Harris and the imperial vision of Morocco (George Joffé); Understanding the Mediterranean from a historical perspective (David Abulafia); Between the Great Sea and the ocean, between Africa and Europe: the Straits of Gibraltar in history (David Abulafia); The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean world in the twenty-first century (summary presentation) (George Joffé); Leaving room for failure: optimism in the thought of Mohamed Talbi (summary presentation) (Paul Anderson); Jabri's model and the rise of the 'critical' intellectual in the Arab world (summary presentation) (Khaled Hroub); Social action in Morocco under neo-liberalism (summary presentation) (Shana Cohen); Marriage in the north-west Sahara (summary presentation) (Alice Wilson). [ASC Leiden abstract]