Moroccan diplomats discuss to ‘Voices from North Africa’ college students

College students pose for a photograph exterior the Trent Constructing.

Dr Tarik Oumazzane, who convenes the ‘Voices from North Africa: Resistance, Decolonisation and State Constructing’ Particular Topic module, invited two Moroccan diplomats to return converse to college students on the mass reforms which have taken place in Morocco within the final twenty years. 

One pupil, Luke, mentioned that: “Organised by Dr Tarik Oumazzane, we had been fortunate sufficient to have two Moroccan diplomats Hajar and Adnane converse to us. This was accompanied by scrumptious Moroccan tea (and truffles) offered by Tarik. The Moroccan diplomats gave an interesting overview of Moroccan politics within the context of mass reforms which have taken locations within the final twenty years. This was notably related to our module Voices from North Africa. As we’ve got studied nations’ struggles for independence, this then offered a novel perception into the state-building that has adopted. We then had the chance to ask any questions. This led the dialogue in lots of instructions, from migration to the affect of historic information in political choices. In addition to what it’s prefer to work within the Moroccan embassy in London. This expertise was a unbelievable alternative to make a connection between the North African historical past we’ve got learnt and trendy North Africa. With out the in-depth information offered by the module, it could have been inconceivable to place this glorious overview of Moroccan diplomacy into context.”

Posted on Thursday thirtieth Might 2024

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