Sunday, April 20, 2014

Lecture on Urban Development Monday April 21

“Towns without Shantytowns: A Moroccan Program between Desire and Reality” 
Lecture by Naima Lahbil, author of La Liste

Naima Lahbil pubilshed her first novel, La Liste, last year. In French and set in Casablanca, it is inspired by the tensions between urban development and how it affects those at the lower end of the social scale.

Naima has a strong interest in the changing face of urban Morocco, and used La Liste to explore issues surrounding the pace of change and what it means for those affected. She is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences in Fez and has published several articles on the medina of Fez.

When: Monday April 21 at 6.15 PM
Where: ALIF Annex Auditorium
22 Rue Mohamed Diouri, Ville Nouvelle
(across the road from the American Language Center. Ask the security guards for directions.)

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