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Maroc : Museums : Tangier : The American Legation MuseumMUSEUMS OF MOROCCO TANGIER.
In 1976 the Old American Legation (as it is known in Tangier) stood empty and in a sad state of disrepair.
The American Legation at Tangier, MoroccoThe Legation and Moroccan-American Relations. /w/l/Legation.htm

 Middle East Institute: Policy Brief
The lecture was co-sponsored by the Middle East Institute and the Tangier American Legation Museum Society.
The Tangier Medina Foundation's aim is to restore the medina and to develop initiatives to preserve it, both aesthetically and culturally.
Nevertheless, Tangier, which inspired some of the most important painters of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as to numerous writers, remains a rich source of research for Art Historians. /articles/doc01.html

 Morocco - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
The United States legation (embassy) in Tangier, is the first property the US owned abroad.
Morocco was the first nation to recognize the fledging American republic in 1777 and has the oldest non-broken friendship treaty with the country, the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship, which has been in effect since 1783.
American novelist and short-story writer, poet, translator, classical music composer, and filmscorer Paul Bowles has lived as an expatriate for more than 40 years in the North African nation of Morocco, a country that reaches into the vast and inhospitable Sahara Desert. /morocco.htm

 Digital Library for International Research -- Participating Overseas Research Center Libraries
TALM, the second branch of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies, is located in the old walled city of Tangier in a charming complex of 45 rooms built around several courtyards.
The American School of Classical Studies, founded in 1881, is the oldest American overseas research center, and has by far the largest library collections of the ORCs, with a combined total of 185,000 volumes plus archives, collections of maps and topographical surveys, and photo archives.
Today, TALM is active on several fronts: operating a museum open to the public, collaborating with a Moroccan NGO in social work and renovation activity in the old city, and functioning as the AIMS research and conference center in Morocco. /aodl/public/participants/libraries.php

 December 11, 1997-Vol29n15: Briefly
The conference was organized by the Tangier American Legation Museum Society in cooperation with the Morocco-United States Council for Trade and Investment under the patronage of Moroccan Prince Sidi Mohammed.
Bruno B. Freschi, dean of the School of Architecture and Planning, was keynote speaker at the Tangier American Legation Museum Society conference last month that marked the 200-year anniversary of American diplomatic presence in Morocco.
A past president of the American Academy of Periodontology and vice president of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, he is on the board of directors of the International Health Care Foundation and serves as editor of Biological Therapies in Dentistry and Periodontal Insights. /reporter/vol29/vol29n15/briefly.html

        News from Tangier
The Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM) co-hosted a conference and book-signing reception at the Museum with the Director of the Portuguese Cultural Center and Cultural Attaché in Rabat, Mr.
She gave to the Museum an oil portrait of her mother by the Scottish-American painter James McBey (see below) that is one of the finest works in the Legation collection.
In addition to these efforts, the Museum has also reached out to the young people of Tangier, holding art classes for neighborhood children and operating a library center for students that has been in operation since it was established in 1993 by Peace Corps Volunteers. /public_html/news2005.htm

 Maghreb & Middle East
I attended a fascinating presentation today, sponsored by the Middle East Institute and the Tangier American Legation Museum Society, on the state of efforts to preserve the old city, or medina, in Tangier.
Tangier, owing to its history as a crossroads between Europe and North Africa, is an architectural layer cake.
Hanae Bekkari, vice president of the Tangier Medina Foundation and a prominent Moroccan architect, described the history of the city and the Foundation's preservation efforts. /categories/maghrebNews/2002/11/18.html

 CEMAT - Center for Maghrib Studies in Tunis
CEMAT as well as the Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM) are both also part of CAORC.
CEMAT (Centre d'études maghrébines à Tunis) is the overseas research center of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS).
AIMS is a member of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). /research/mena/cemat

 NITLE Arab World Project
Thor Kuniholm, the Tangier American Legation Museum in Tangier, Morocco /acknowledgements.php

The symbol of America's historic fascination with Tangier is the old American Legation, a rambling 18th-century mansion inside the walls of the city's old quarter.
In the years that followed, Tangier would become a cauldron of espionage and international intrigue, a haven for smugglers and exiles, and a home for such American writers as Paul Bowles and William S. Burroughs, who transformed the city into the most celebrated expatriate colony of its time.
In 1777, Morocco, with its diplomatic capital in Tangier, became one of the first countries to recognize American independence. /smithsonian/issues98/jul98/tangier.html

 Travel to Tangier , Morocco
In the early part of the 20th century, Tangier was an international city whose tax-free status and cosmopolitan image attracted European and American artists and writers.
Tangier is very much a tourist town, serving everything from Moroccan families on 2 month holidays to Europeans on one-day African excursions.
The Kasbah was earlier this century one of the most attractive areas of Tangier, but it has lost quite a bit of its old attractions, and there is a strangely remote and empty feeling to it. /TangierCity.htm

 The American Legation at Tangier, Morocco
The Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM), a thriving cultural center, museum, conference center and library in the heart of the old medina in Tangier, is housed in the only historic landmark of the Untied States located abroad.
In 1976 the Old American Legation (as it is known in Tangier) stood empty and in a sad state of disrepair.
The Tangier American Legation Museum and Research Center in Morocco

American School of Tangier - Pre-K through 12 education in Tangier, Morocco..
Tangier - City in northern Morocco with an estimated 630,000 inhabitants.
Tangier Disease by Jackie Newman - An article about this rare disease, its history, characteristics of the disease and the treatments.. /Tangier_American_Legation_Museum

 cobrand - askmen1
The hub of activity in Tangier is the Grand and Petit Socco, as it is the city's main center.
After walking through the heart of Tangier and soaking in the fact you are walking on a street that is over a thousand years old, it is time for some food.
The next stop on the tour of beautiful Tangier is the Forbes museum, where 115,000 lead soldiers replay important battles in history without ever moving. /fashion/travel/lycos_asia_51b_travel_tips.html

 My Web Work
Tangier American Legation Museum--I maintain and provide some content for the web page of this non-profit museum located in Tangier, Morocco.
School of Arabic, Middlebury College--As the Technical Assistant for the Arabic School (Summer 2000) at Middlebury College, one of my primary responsibilities was to coordinate the development and maintenance of the school's web site for purposes of both pedagogical development and recruitment of potential students.
Maghrebi Studies Sites--The Maghrebi Studies Group was set up by a small group of graduate students at Binghamton University interested in the Maghreb, i.e. /michaeltoler/web_work.htm

 Untitled Document
While in Tangier, he also established a library at the Tangier American Legation Museum.
He has taught at the university level in Morocco, including at the King Fahd School of Translation in Tangier, and Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane. /~mtoler/us.htm

 NITLE Arab World Project
This gallery, developed in collaboration with the Thor H. Kuniholm, Director of the Tangier American Legation Museum in Morocco, documents some of the key moments in the history of that relationship.
He sent an urgent communication to Washington recommending use of the horses in Tangier and seeking authorization to ship the lion to Washington.
Eventually, treaty relationships were set up that have maintained good relationships between the nations to this day. /gallery.php?module_id=3

AIMS is the only American Overseas Research Center to represent an entire region rather than one country and to administer its programs through overseas research centers located in two countries: the Centre d’Etudes Maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT) in Tunisia and the Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM) in Morocco.
AIMS promotes the study of North Africa in American universities and colleges while working to increase the professional contacts between American and North African scholars.
To enable AIMS, through CEMAT and TALM, to continue and expand its programs, we are applying for administrative funds for salaries, equipment, supplies, and maintenance for our overseas research centers and funds for our research grant, language study, and collaborative research programs. /programs/iegpsaorc/aorc-maghrib.doc

 Arabic at the College of Charleston
The first two weeks of the program take place in Tangier where students will take classes at the Tangier American legation museum.
The summer study abroad program in Tangier, Morroco will be a one month program immersing students in the culture, politics and languages of this unique African country.
The second part of the program will be a 10-day guided tour of the major imperial morrocan cities (volubilis, Meknes, Fez, Ifrane, Ouarzazate, Marrakesh, Essaouria, Safi, Rabat, etc.) where students will discover the historical impact of each site. /languages/arabic/abroad.html

 Georgetown University Department of Arabic Language, Literature and Linguistics
He taught for the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS)/the Tangier American Legation Museum and Research Center at the Tangier American School, Tangier, Morocco, and the Middledbury College Summer Arabic Program.
Thuna'yiyyatu al'aq†âb fi surati qâf 'The Issue of Bipolarity in Surat Qaf,' a linguistic study of form and function as evidenced in the qur'anic chapter of Qaf.
He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor and teaches intensive, proficiency-based, elementary Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and inter-dialectal Formal Spoken Arabic (FSA). /departments/arabic/mehall.htm

The Tangier American Legation Museum Society supervises and supports a museum, research library, and study center in the old American Legation Building in Tangier.
These and other documents suitable for display were sent to Betty by James N. Tull, of the Tangier American Legation Museum Society in Washington, D.C. Barclay's accomplishments as America's first consul overseas and negotiator of the nation's first treaty with a foreign power (Morocco), were reported in the May 1991 issue of the Newsletter.--7/92
This fine example of early American craftsmanship is in the collection of the Bucks County Historical Society at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown. /morrisville/tidbitsofhistory.htm

 Articles - Tangier American Legation Museum
What is now the American Legation in Tangiers, originally consisted of the one center house and was a gift to the United States from the Sultan upon the signing of the Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship.
The American Legation has since been converted into a museum on Moroccan-American relations and artists of Tangiers.
After the move to Rabat as the diplomatic captial, after the country gained its independence, the Legation was abandoned as a diplomatic building. /articles/Tangier_american_legation_museum

This program is administered by the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS), the Tangier American Legation Museum and Research Center, and the Tangier American School.
Program cost is $2,000 for tuition; $200 application and processing fee (refundable if not admitted); $200 fee to Tangier American Legation Museum; about $2,500 for toom and board, fees and incidentals while in Tangier; plus international airfare.
A special language and area studies program based in Tangier, Morocco. /departments/arabic/tangier.htm

 Community Development at Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM)
The Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM) helped organize and participate in a community service initiative in Tangier.
Community Development at Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM)
In addition, the American Embassy is providing a grant that will permit the literacy and sewing classes to continue at TALM this year, to allow for further support of and integration into the local community. /news/highlights/talm/talm-2004-10-20.htm

 PAUL BOWLES MUSEUM: Tangier, Morocco
The Paul Bowles Museum, created and endowed by Gloria Kirby, is located in the Tangier American Legation Museum's historic building in the Medina.
Hafa, in his study in Tangier, in Asilah, at the door of his former house on Place Amrah (Kasbah) and at the Hotel Villa de France
The museum is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM, and 3 PM to 5 PM. /paulbowlesmuseum.html

 VIP Visitor at Tangier American Legation Museum
Lloyd W. Benjamin III, President of Indiana State University, and his wife visited the Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM) October 8, 2004.
They were accompanied by the Vice President of Mohammedia University, Abdelmajid Badri, and Hanae Bekkari, President of the Tangier Al Madina Foundation, a Moroccan social action NGO headquartered at TALM.
TALM Director, Thor Kuniholm, presented Dr. Benjamin with a TALM poster publicizing their two international seminars on the bilateral free trade agreement with Morocco. /news/highlights/talm/talm-2004-10-21.htm

 Grad Notes
She performed and lectured at the Tangier American Legation Museum in Tangier, Morocco in Aug. 2000.
Stephen Cory is conducting dissertation research in Rabat, Morocco on a Fulbright fellowship. /archives/gradnote.html

 consulate of morocco and other morocco related information
All consular matters for Americans in Morocco are handled at the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca. /morocco/consulate-of-morocco.html

 AIMS - American Institute for Maghrib Studies
Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM), Tangier, Morocco, TALM Research Clearance Form (pdf format)
American Institute for Maghrib Studies 2006-2007 Grants Program (for US scholars) and application form, due February 15, 2006.
AIMS Annual Conference 2005: Final Program: The Growth of the Cities in the Maghreb, also en français, Final Program, Tunis, May 26-28, 2005. /research/mena/aims

 Politcal Science at Haverford College
"Islamists, Soldiers, and Democrats: The Second Algerian War," Villanova University, September 1995; Al Akhawayn University (Ifrane, Morocco), July 1995; Tangier American Legation Museum (Tangier, Morocco), July 1995.
Lectures on the formulation of American foreign policy and on American neo-conservatives, at academic and cultural institutions in Yaounde, Douala, and Libreville.
"The Greater Maghreb versus the Superpowers," conference on Superpowers in North Africa, American University, March 1988. /pols/faculty/mortimer/cv.html

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