The Maghreb Review and Maghreb Studies Association
The theme of our 40th annual conference was:
Empires in The Middle East and The Maghreb: The Shaping of Hopes and Perspectives
It was held at Christ Church College, Oxford on 28 and 29 March 2022
Convened jointly by
THE MAGHREB REVIEW
The Maghreb Studies Association
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The following papers were presented at the conference. Proceedings will be published in The Maghreb Review.
Ilan Pappé, University of Exeter
Christian and Jewish Colonialism Meet: Re-evaluating the Origins of the Balfour Declaration
Professor Michael M. Gunter, Tennessee Tech University
Indigenous Colonialism in the Middle East: From the Ottoman Empire to Modern Turkey’s Neo Ottomanist Ambitions
Professor Otman Bychou, Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco
Romance and Marriage Under the French Army’s Constant Close Surveillance During World War II: Ambiguous Perspectives
Dr John Wright, London
Not a Happy History — Italy and Libya
Professor Federico Cresti, Centro per gli studi sul mondo islamico contemporaneo e l’Africa, Université de Catane, Italie
La Colonisation Italienne de la Libye: Une Croisade (1911-1940)?
Dr Panos Kourgiotis, Open Hellenic University
From Yasser Arafat and Qaddafi to Shaikh Bin Zayed and King Salman; the Greek Pro-Arabism Revisited
Dr Nina S. Studer, University of Basel, Switzerland
Uprooting What the French Planted: Wine, Culture and Identity in Colonial Algeria
Dr Filippo Petrucci, Università di Cagliari, Italy
The Departure of the Italians from Tunisia After 1956: Some Reflections on an Open Topic
Dr Itzea Goikolea Amiano, The Spanish National Research Centre (IMF-CSIC), Barcelona
Exile, Afflictions and Agency in Sīdī Mufaḍḍal Afaylāl’s Diary During the Spanish Occupation of Tetouan (1860-62)
Professor Mamaoui Moulay Lmustapha, Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco
The Colonial Heritage: French Language and the Questions of Identity, Education and Development in Morocco Today
Meriam Mabrouk, Ph.D candidate, Birkbeck College, University of London
Mind the Gap Please: Towards an International Historical Sociology of Diplomacy in the First Moroccan Crisis 1904 – 1906
Dr Nigar Gozalova, Institute of History, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan, Baku
Qajar Iran at the Center of British-Russian Confrontation in the 1820s
Dr Ohannes Geukjian, American University of Beirut
The History and Politics of French Involvement in Lebanon (1860-2021)
Dr Thomas Richard, Université Clermont-Auvergne, France
Imperial Imagery and Middle Eastern Visual Culture: Napoleon in Egyptian Eyes
Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi, Co-Founder and Chair, Trustee of The Sudanese Programme, Oxford
Were the Turco-Egyptian and the Anglo-Egyptian Contrasting Conquests Beneficial to the Sudanese?
Due to Covid 19, Professor Fred H Lawson, Mills College, Oakland, California, was unable to join us but we have received his excellent paper on: Invoking the Empire: An Overlooked Component of Egyptian Nationalism, 1879–1919 which will be published with the conference proceedings.
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