H-Maghrib aims to facilitate scholarly discussion and research about North Africa, a region that today comprises the countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania. H-Maghrib welcomes queries, calls, and announcements about all historical periods and thematic issues related to the Maghrib and its diverse populations from all disciplines.

Recent Content

CFP: "Globalization and Cultural Production in the Maghreb," Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Pittsburg, PA (USA) April 12-15, 2018

"Globalization and Cultural Production in the Maghreb"

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Pittsburg, PA (USA)
April 12-15, 2018

Co-Chairs: Neil Doshi, University of Pittsburg & Alexandra Gueydan-Turek, Swarthmore College

Two new titles from Stanford University Press: "Ninette of Sin Street" & "The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire"

The Merchants of Oran weaves together the history of a Mediterranean port city with the lives of Oran's Jewish mercantile elite during the transition to French colonial rule. Through the life of Jacob Lasry and other influential Jewish merchants, Joshua Schreier tells the story of how this diverse and fiercely divided group both responded to, and in turn influenced, French colonialism in Algeria.

Call for papers (Conference): "Women and Politics in an Age of Uncertainty: The Road to Sustainable Democracy and Democratization"

First International Conference on Gender and Politics (ICGP '17)

"Women and Politics in an Age of Uncertainty: The Road to Sustainable Democracy and Democratization"

October 24-26, 2017

Location: Kenzy, Farah Azghor, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Polydisciplinary Faculty of Ouarzazate, IbnZohr University (Morocco) and University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)


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