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The annual Interfaith Alliance excursion down Oued Tizguit

To greet the new academic year with an appropriate mix of fun and purpose, AUI’s Interfaith Alliance organized an excursion down the Tizguit valley from campus to the village of Zawiyat Sidi Abdesslam. The Interfaith Alliance is one of the … Continue reading

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Visiting the cave houses of Zawiyat Sidi Abdesslam

This semester, exceptionally, I am teaching two graduate courses. One is a course on Moroccan cultural heritage. It is designed to be a hands-on exploration of how this country’s cultural heritage, material and tangible, fits with various types of development. … Continue reading

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Visit to a women’s weaving cooperative in Zawiyat Ifrane

Some years ago a colleague, a foreigner like myself, told me one of the reasons he liked working in Morocco was that any given weekend could be an exotic holiday in the sun–he is British, so an allusion to the … Continue reading

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