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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

Informal European Empires in the 19th Century

Africanism

3

Protectorate Formation, 1898-1912

Treaty of Fez

4

Limited and Peaceful Penetration?

The Colonial Political Field

5

The Rif Wars

The Rif Republic

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

Cities, towns, and Urban Politics

Tetouan

8

Religion: Islam, Judaism, and Catholicism Side-by-Side

Jews and Judaism

9

Religion: Islam, Judaism, and Catholicism Side-by-Side

Muslims and Islam

10

A Possible End to Empire?

Early Anti-Colonialism

Christmas Vacation

Spring Term 1

Morocco and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39

The Many Worlds of Juan Beigbeder y Atienza

2

Hitler, Franco, and Spanish North Africa in WWII

NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK

3

Wartime Tangier

The German Legation in Spanish-Occupied Tangier

4

Late Protectorate and its Development Projects

Spain and the Arab World

5

The Revival of Moroccan Nationalism

Transnational Activism

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

French Instability and Decolonisation in Morocco, 1956

Decolonisation

8

The Survival of Empire in the Western Sahara and Equatorial Guinea

Violence and Gender, 1950s-70s

9

Post-Colonial Realities in North Africa

Human Rights

10

Continued Movement Across the Strait of Gibraltar

Memory

Easter Vacation

Summer Term

1

Looking Back: Themes, Perspectives, Periodisations

Looking Back: Themes, Perspectives, Periodisations

2

Revision Session

Revision Session (half day)