Colonial Legacies, Religion and Politics in the Maghrib: Reflections on Morocco & Algeria

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March 25, 2022
Arizona, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Colonial Legacies, Religion and Politics in the Maghrib:  Reflections on Morocco & Algeria
By Professor Mary Jane Parmentier

Colonial legacies, and the integration of religious and political systems is a common theme across the Maghrib, and is one aspect that characterizes the region. The nature of these legacies and current dynamics vary significantly, however, from how colonialism affected the societies, to how religious and political institutions are mutually constructed. This talk will contrast historical themes in in de-colonization and state-building in Morocco and Algeria, and how these histories have resulted in the current nation-states.

March 25 at 12 AZ time at Coor Hall 4403 (ASU Tempe campus) as well as via zoom. 

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Chouki El Hamel

Professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

Director of the Center for Maghrib Studies

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