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Barcelona’s pro-mother tongue project that reverses the classic rule of migration | Global Development

Every immigrant knows that the key to integration is learning the language of their new country. For many, the language they brought with them is just a remnant of their previous life. In Barcelona, ​​a project is turning the tide with the philosophy that no one arrives empty-handed in a …

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Willow Smith slammed for portrayal of Muslims in new book

DUBAI: In 2014, a young girl named Iman Vellani was browsing Marvel comics at her local bookstore in Canada when she saw something she had never seen before: a face that looked like her own. It was Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel, the first Muslim superhero in the company’s …

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“Chant Amazigh” Brings Modern Traditional Sound of Majid Soula to New Listeners

CHARACTERISTICS “Chant Amazigh” Brings Modern Traditional Sound of Majid Soula to New Listeners By Saby Reyes-Kulkarni December 08, 2021 “Every time I set out to write a love song,” explains Majid Soula, speaking through a translator on a Zoom call, “it unfortunately turns into a song about justice. in place.” …

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Bread & Net panel to explore the intersection of digital rights and MENA languages ​​Rising Voices

On November 24, 2021, Global Voices, through its Rising Voices initiative, will host an online conversation at this year’s Bread & Net non-conference, featuring digital activists from the MENA region who strive to maintain their mother tongue alive in a challenging digital landscape. The panel “Exploring the Intersection of Digital …

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Clear Arabs from “Dune” – Inkstick

First of all, let me say that I love “Dune”. I have read Frank Herbert’s books several times over the past 30 years. I first read “Dune” along with “The Prize” by Daniel Yergin, the most comprehensive real-world historical account of the political economy of petroleum. These are books that …

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Translation as a new perspective in Amazigh literary discourse

[This article is part of a dossier on Tankra Tamazight, Amazigh Revival, and Indigeneity in North Africa, edited by Brahim El Guabli. To read other articles in this dossier, read the introduction here.] This article takes as a central question the role of translation throughout the novel in the evolution and reorientation …

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Ancient Egyptian statues found in English garden

PARIS: “Somewhere between silence and words” revives memories of a trip to Algeria made by Florian Gaite, philosopher, art critic and curator of the exhibition which runs until November 28, 2021 at the Maison des Arts Malakoff centers in Paris. The exhibit “seeks to convey the voices and silence that …

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Overcome Arab stereotypes in the game

There has been a major shift in recent years in the way video games portray Arabs, but developers are still struggling to find their place and not lean on problematic stereotypes. Why is this important: Arab cultures have been coded into harmful stereotypes in games for decades. During a recent …

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From Morocco to Martha’s Vineyard

Are you feeling a little anxious? Haven’t you traveled abroad a lot recently? A visit to Morocco is close at hand on Silver Sahara’s website, silversahara.com, or during a visit to Island Music in Vineyard Haven. These two Martha’s Vineyard companies have teamed up to bring an assortment of alluring …

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Canary Islands see local film production expand

They first conquered Hollywood movie shooting, now they aim to increase local production, adding a new local edge to one of the most popular filming locations in Europe. Ten years ago, the Spanish Canary Islands began to become a leading filming destination for major international films, offering varied landscapes and …

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Review of “Violence and Political Theory”

Elizabeth Frazer and Kimberly Hutchings. Violence and political theory. Cambridge: Politics, 2020. ISBN-13: 978-1-5095-3671-9 How do political theorists justify violence? And what are the shortcomings of these justifications? These questions have been the main driver in the research careers of the two authors of the book. In fifteen years, Elizabeth …

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What to expect from the Algerian constitutional referendum

People walk past campaign billboards ahead of the upcoming constitutional referendum on a street in Algiers, Algeria, October 22, 2020. (RYAD KRAMDI / AFP via Getty Images) The small revisions proposed in Algeria’s November 1 constitutional referendum are unlikely to motivate enough Algerians to vote against the changes. But while …

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Algeria launches the Amazigh Culture Prize |

ORAN, Algeria – The High Commission for Tamazight (HCA) in Algeria has launched the President’s Prize for Amazigh Literature and Language, with the aim of supporting Amazigh culture after years of marginalization. The secretary general of the HCA, El Hachemi Assad, announced on Saturday in Oran that the competition would …

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The Berbers of Morocco: a culture called into question

North Africa is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse regions on the continent. Centuries of invasions, colonization and foreign domination have shaped the identity of the region and its cultural heritage. The colonizers had different cultural origins and ethnic identities. Roman, Byzantine, Arab and European cultural origins and …

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Morocco: More than a million tourists in Agadir in 2019

The Moroccan Atlantic coastal city of Agadir welcomed more than 1.1 million tourists last year, including Moroccan nationals, up 6.4 pc compared to the previous year, according to the latest figures published by the local tourist office. The number of Moroccan travelers having spent their holidays in hotels, residences and …

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Morocco weighs heavily on French science education |

CASABLANCA – The question of teaching scientific subjects in foreign languages ​​is dividing politicians and intellectuals in Morocco where the public education sector is in crisis despite the reforms. A bill which would regulate the education sector and which was adopted by the Council of Ministers in mid-2018 was blocked …

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Morocco makes French the language of economic success

RABAT (Reuters) – The Moroccan economy is lost in translation. Students wearing mortar hats wait to receive their diplomas following a graduation ceremony for students at the University of Rabat, Morocco on February 2, 2019. Photo taken on February 2, 2019. REUTERS / Youssef Boudlal With so many students dropping …

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OWU Connections | Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU connections Ohio Wesleyan awards seven grants to support students’ academic, research and internship experiences By Cole Hatcher DELAWARE, OHIO – From completing community mapping work in Costa Rica to comparing life expectancies in Italy and the United States, students at Ohio Wesleyan University receive nearly $ 49,000 in new …

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Write Algeria

KAMEL DAOUD IS the author of The Meursault survey, first published in France in 2014 and here in the United States a year later, earning it acclaimed international reviews including the Prix Goncourt and rave reviews and reviews in The New Yorker and The New York Times. The novel, a …

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