• “Saharan imaginaries”, London, 4 -7 juin 2020
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    Panel B04 at conference RAI2020: Anthropology and Geography: Dialogues Past, Present and Future : "Saharan Imaginaries: Endogenous and Exogenous Perspectives" Conference places : British Museum, SOAS, RGS (Royal Geographical Society) Convenors: Hassan Ould Moctar (SOAS, University of London) & Matthew Porges (University of St Andrews) Discussant: Dr Alice Wilson (University of Sussex) abstract: This panel...

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  • New publication: Enjeux environnementaux, L’Ouest saharien – issue 9
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    Reference: Enjeux environnementaux (2019). Cahiers L'Ouest Saharien, (9), 272 p. Summary: This issue of the multidisciplinary journal L'Ouest saharien highlights the environmental issue. It addresses both the problem of the conservation of endangered marine species in the Banc d'Arguin National Park and the management of fresh water threatened by gold panning in Chami. It also...

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  • New publication: The Politics of Algeria Domestic Issues and International Relations – Yahia H. Zoubir
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    Reference: Yahia H. Zoubir, 2019, The Politics of Algeria Domestic Issues and International Relations, Routledge, 274pp Resume: This book brings together Algerian-based scholars and Algerians in the diaspora to address the many, salient issues facing Algeria, the largest country in Africa and the Middle East. Until February 22, 2019, Algeria looked like the beacon of...

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  • New publication: Editorial – Saara Ocidental – as políticas do impasse
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    Reference: Saara Ocidental - as políticas do impasse, 2018, africana studia, (29), Centro de Estudos Africanos da Universidade do Porto Summary: The first objective of this issue is to help give visibility and, hopefully, understanding to the global impasse over the oldest colonial conflict in Africa. Policies of deadlock in a conflict that has been...

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  • Conference: “The sovereignty of the Sahrawi people over their natural resources” – 15 November 2019 – Medicis Room at the Palais du Luxembourg
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    Chaired by: Mrs Christine Prunaud, Senator with the support of the Association of Friends of the Sahrawi Republic has the honour to invite you: Friday, November 15, 2019 from 1:30 pm to 6 pm Salle Médicis - Palais du Luxembourg, 15 rue de Vaugirard - 75006 Paris Theme: The sovereignty of the Sahrawi people over...

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  • New publication: La Sección Femenina en la provincia de Sahara – Enrique Bengochea Tirado
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    Reference: Enrique Bengochea Tirado, 2019, La Sección Femenina en la provincia de Sahara , Bellaterra, 210 pp In 1961 the Women's Section of the FET and the JONS began to be implanted in the Spanish colonies in Africa with the functions that it had been carrying out in the metropolis since 1939. This institution, born...

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  • In the media: News on the situation of Sahrawi political prisoners
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    Reference: Perez, Benito, "Inquiétudes pour les détenus sahraouis", le courrier, 27 September 2019. Human rights: Moroccan reprisals against Claude Mangin and her husband, the Sahrawi activist Nâama Asfari, have worried UN experts. Under the leadership of its Commissioner Ana Racu, the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) announced this summer its next visit to Moroccan...

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  • Judit TAVAKOLI
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    Current position: Teacher-researcher Geographical affectation and direction: Institute of Ethnology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Research championships: -Western Sahara, Morocco -identity and cultural material, cultural heritage Contact: j.tavakoli@em.uni-frankfurt.de Studies in Western Sahara:  2015: „Zwischen Zelten und Häusern – Die Bedeutung materieller Ressourcen für den Wandel von Identitätskonzepten saharauischer Flüchtlinge in Algerien“. Berlin: regiospectra...

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  • New publication: Les mobilités des jeunes Sahraouis en France et en Espagne – Camille Tanné
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    Reference: Camille Tanné, Les mobilités des jeunes Sahraouis en France et en Espagne: parcours complexes aux multiples facettes - L'exemple de la jeunesse sahraouie de Bressuire et Bordeaux : enjeux communs, parcours variés, Master's thesis Expertise in Population and Development, under the supervision of Sébastien Boulay, Paris, Université Paris Descartes, 2019, 102 p. Identifying and...

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  • New publication: Zwischen Zelten und Häusern – Judit Tavakoli
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    Reference: Judit Tavakoli, 2015, Zwischen Zelten und Häusern, Die Bedeutung materieller Ressourcen für den Wandel von Identitätskonzepten saharauischer Flüchtlinge in Algerien, regiospectra, 383 pp Summary: The importance of the material environment for the self-image of long-term refugees has received little attention so far. For identity discourses, however, the cognitive and sensual-physical relationship to things is...

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