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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 Empire in the Nineteenth-Century

Africanism

3

The Political Turn to North Africa, 1898-1912

Treaty of Fez

4

Protectorate Formation in Morocco, 1912-34

Protectorate Formation in Morocco, 1912-34

5

The Rif Wars

The Art of Arguing: Jihad in Historical Perspective

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

Infrastructure and Early Development Projects, 1912-30

Tetouan

8

Islam, Judaism, and Catholicism Side-by-Side

The Art of Analysis: Judaism and Jews in the Protectorate

9

Islam, Judaism, and Catholicism Side-by-Side

The Art of Analysis: Islam and Muslims in the Protectorate

10

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

Early Anti-Colonialism

Christmas Vacation

Spring Term
1

The Spanish Civil War and Morocco, 1936-39

The Many Worlds of Juan Beigbeder

2

Franco, Hitler, and Spanish North Africa in WWII

The Art of Source Selection:

The German Legation in Spanish-Occupied Tangier (PART 1)

3

The Boom in Development Projects, 1939-56

The Art of Source Selection:
The German Legation in Spanish-Occupied Tangier (PART 2)

4

Moroccan Nationalism

Moroccan Nationalism

5

Moroccan Nationalism in the Context of Anti-Spanish Nationalisms

Moroccan Nationalism in the Context of Anti-Spanish Nationalisms

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

International Perspectives on the Late Protectorate and its Development Projects

Spain and the Arab World

8

French Instability and Decolonisation in Morocco, 1956

Decolonisation

9

The Survival of Empire in the Western Sahara and Equatorial Guinea

Exam Preparation

10

Post-Colonial Realities in North Africa

Continued Movement Across the Strait of Gibraltar

Easter Vacation

Summer Term

1

Looking Back: Themes, Perspectives, Periodisations

Exam Preparation

2

Revision Session (TBA)

Revision Session (TBA)

3

Revision Session (TBA) Revision Session (TBA)