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Spanish Imperialism in North Africa, 1912-56 (HI2D6): Timetable

Term

Week

Lecture Topic

Seminar Topic

Autumn Term
1

Introduction

Introduction

2

The Rise of Africanism

Imaging Africa

3

The Political Turn to North Africa

Informal Empire

4

Protectorate Formation in Morocco

Treaty of Fez

5

The Rif Wars: Jihad against Spanish Intervention

The Nature of War in the Rif

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

Infrastructure and Early Development Projects, 1912-30

Creating Tetouan

8

Catholicism, Judaism, and Islam Side-by-Side

Judaism

9

A Possible End to Empire? The Second Republic 1931-1936

Jewish Schools

10

Franco, Morocco, and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39

The Many Worlds of Juan Beigbeder

Christmas Vacation

Spring Term
1

Moroccan Troops on the Peninsula in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39

Recruitment

2

Catholicism, Judaism, and Islam Side-by-Side

Islam

3

Franco, Hitler, and the Question of Spanish North Africa in WWII

The German Legation in Spanish Occupied Tangier

4

The Boom in Development Projects, 1940-56

Social Housing in Morocco

5

Spanish Development Projects Exhibited Across the Arab World

Tours

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

Moroccan Nationalism

Means of Debate

8

French Instability and Decolonisation in Morocco, 1956

International Debate

9

The Survival of Empire in the Western Sahara and Equatorial Guinea

Following the Portuguese Example?

10

Post-Colonial Realities in North Africa

Tetouan today

Easter Vacation

Summer Term

1

Looking back: themes, perspectives, periodisations

Looking back

2

No lecture

Revision session

3

No lecture Revision session