A thriller by James von Leyden Marrakech, August. It is the start of Ramadan, the hottest in memory. Among the few foreigners left in the sweltering city are a riad owner, her French boyfriend and an English girl whose bag has been stolen after a hen weekend. At the local commissariat 24-year old detective […]
The Mosaic Rooms, 226 Cromwell Road London SW5 0SW Listening: Encounters in Gendered NoiseThursday 15 August 7pm FREESound artist Gilles Aubry presents audio recordings and videos from his research in Morocco, exploring gender separation, female representation and resistance and the sounds of women’s daily life and struggle. Book here: https://mosaicrooms.org/event/encounters-in-gendered-noise/ Readings: The Moroccan Feminist You’ve […]
3 July 2019 at 6:30 PM Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG, UK The British Tunisian Society (BTS) is arranging a visit to the new Islamic Galleries at the British Museum, from 18:30 to 20:30 on Wednesday 3 July, and welcome members of the British Moroccan Society. We will be greeted by Dr Venetia Porter, […]
On 10th and 11th April, Developing Markets Associates (DMA) will be taking a high-level trade and investment mission to Rabat and Casablanca to meet with the key decision makers in both the private and public sectors. The Mission will focus on the Energy (Renewables and Hydrocarbons), Education and Finance sectors. Attendees will be provided a comprehensive investment […]
Juliet Kinsman wants to create a short film about how a few dormitories are making a dramatic difference to the future for young women in rural Morocco. “Through a tender, touching observational documentary we’ll show that world change starts with improved education and a little gentle, human kindness. Filmmaker Kuba Nowak recently spent time with […]
GHOST is a multidisciplinary month-long programme of events and exhibition at Guest Projects, Yinka Shonibare’s London residency space. GHOST will exhibit nine commissioned works of emerging artists from the UK, Morocco and France. Up and coming London based artists like Alix Marie will exhibit alongside artists such as Hicham Gardaf, who have never shown in […]
The Forgotten Heroes 14-19 Foundation has discovered previously unknown stories of the diversity in the First World War by uncovering unique documents in English, French, Urdu, Arabic and Farsi – including photographs, field reports, personal diaries, and letters that didn’t make it home.