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  • Thinking with Clifford Geertz in Rabat

    Thinking with Clifford Geertz in Rabat

    In October 2018, fifty years after the publication of Clifford Geertz’s “Islam Observed”, a group of scholars gathered in Rabat to explore the relevance of the Geertzian approach for contemporary research on Moroccan and Indonesian society.
  • Berber by the book

    Berber by the book

    Recent policy shifts aim at including the Berbers of Morocco into Moroccan society. But what it means to be Berber in Morocco today is complicated by Morocco’s colonial past. Museums are an illustration of this dilemma.