UNE has brought together a stellar group of experts on Moroccan history and culture to teach the school. The weekend launches the CWA’s year-long study into the North African country.
The School has been hosted by UNE for over 40 years and will be presented by a range of academics, artists and cultural experts from Morocco and Australia, including:
- His Excellency Mr Mohamed Mael-Ainin, Ambassador, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, Canberra
- Dr Driss El Malki Berrada, President, The Australian Moroccan Sahara Association, Sydney
- Professor Jeanette Hoorn, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne
- Ms Georgina Hayden, Director, Berber Treasures Morocco/Australia Tour Specialists, Sydney
- Mr Moh Ougunir, Head of Operations & Tours, Berber Treasures in Morocco
- Dr Soufiane Boufous, Faculty of Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney
- Ms Meera Freeman, well-known Melbourne based food and travel consultant and photographer
- Hassan M’souli, Author and Owner of award winning, ‘Out of Africa’ Restaurant, Sydney (piectured)
- Ms Fatima Killeen, award winning Moroccan Artist & Printmaker, Canberra
Lectures will look at the wonderful differences and surprising similarities between Morocco and Australia. They will give an overview of Morocco; its history, geography, traditions and culture (including art, music and food).