On all sides the debate since the Charlie Hebdo massacre has presupposed a ‘Muslim community’ as a social fact. It isn’t.
The distinguished legal scholar Richard Falk recently completed his term as term as UN Special Rapporteur on occupied Palestine. Now, with Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope, he powerfully illuminates the transformation of the Palestinians’ struggle over recent years into a struggle for legitimacy, similar to that pursued by all the anti-colonial movements of the twentieth century.
The Fondation Hugot, the Chaire Moyen-Orient of the Collège de France and the Moulay Hicham Foundation have organised a two days seminar on the regional politics in the Arab World.
The Program on Governance and Local Development co-sponsored by the MHF has held its inaugural conference 'Mapping Local Governance' on May 1st and 2nd at Yale University.The conference gathered policymakers and scholars to reconsider the variation in local governance, both within and across countries in the Arab world
An article by Moulay Hicham in the French publication 'Pouvoirs'
Morocco five years from now, in the aftermath of the “Cumin Revolution” : through such a projection and without any recourse to political fiction,the article draws an a posteriori balance sheet of the current stalemate by looking at the solutions proposed. Such a reversal of perspective makes it possible to raise old questions, left unanswered, in a new form. In this light, the “new Morocco” seems like a pipe dream, the confinement of the country into a waiting room following the current wait-and-see policy, a real utopia. Yet, the other Morocco – a country where life would be easy and pleasant – is within reach.
Clip from Prince Moulay Hicham’s Opening Remarks at the World Premiere of “A Whisper to a Roar” at the Directors’ Guild Theatre in Los Angeles on October 3, 2012, where he speaks to “the conflict between human nature and the human spirit.”