Tag: Morocco

Denis Provencher on his book, Queer Maghrebi French

| , August 24th, 2020

https://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/books/isbn/9781781382790/ Interview by Adeli Block Adeli Block: Your monograph Queer Maghrebi French (2017) frequently references your first book, Queer Fre…

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Arabic Dictionaries Online

tabsir , February 28th, 2018

In 1981, while visiting Egypt for a consulting assignment with USAID, I purchased the old Cairo edition of the massive dictionary Tāj al-‘Arūs of Murtaḍā al-Zabīdī (d. 1790)….


Morocco’s Sociologist Fatima Mernissi Dies at 75

tabsir , November 30th, 2015

by Scheherazade Bloul, Morocco World News, Monday 30 November 2015 Rabat – One of Morocco’s most celebrated feminist writers and sociologists passed away aged 75, on Monday. Born…


Photography Context

tabsir , October 9th, 2015

National Geographic sponsored a photography contest and here is one of the best. The caption reads: “A passerby walks around Ben Youssef Madrasa, an Islamic college in Marrakesh,…


Islamic Africa: New Brill Journal

tabsir , June 24th, 2015

Islamic Africa is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, academic journal published online and in print. Incorporating the journal Sudanic Africa, Islamic Africa publishes original research concerning I…


Open Access to Middle East Journals and Newspapers

tabsir , May 31st, 2015

For anyone doing research on the Middle East for the past two centuries, there is an incredible archive online. Details below: Alphabetical List of Open Access Historical Newspapers…