Taieb Belghazi, PhD

Taieb earned his PhD in 1993 from the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University, where he was a Chevening scholar. He held a Fulbright postdoctoral scholarship at Duke University and was a member of the UNESCO-sponsored International Panel on Reading for All. He was director of the Centre for Doctoral Studies: The Human and Space in the Mediterranean, and professor of cultural studies and history of the present at the Faculty of Letters in Rabat. He has been visiting professor at universities including Duke; the University of California, Irvine; and the Ferguson Centre for African Studies and Asian Studies at the Open University, England.

Taieb has consulted for projects including the Diaspora as a Social and Cultural Practice and the UNESCO project on reconceptualizing Mediterranean dialogues. He is a member of the editorial boards of Time and Society (England), Current Writing (South Africa), and Al Azmina Al Haditha (Morocco). He has published a number of writings on social movements, the politics of identity, and global/local dynamics. His current research centers on the politics of the recent uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East as well as on experiential learning.

Taieb’s most recent publications include Time and Postmodernism, 2012; Dialogues Khatibi Weber (editor), 2012; International Education and Global Justice: Rethinking the Politics of Sustainability (co-editor with Said Graiouid), 2012; “Les études subalternes et l’historiographie postcoloniale” (translation into French of an article by Dipesh Chakrabarty) in D’Inaouen à Istambul: Mélanges offerts à Abderrahmane El Moudden, edited by Abdelahad Sebti and Abderrahim Benhadda, 2012; and “Le dernier échange dialogique de Khatibi,” in Al Azmina al Haditha, summer 2012. 

Education

  • PhD, Cardiff University, Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory
Taieb Belghazi, PhD

SIT Study Abroad

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Morocco: Multiculturalism and Human Rights

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