Fez - The ethnographic principle and praxis of knowing the self through the detour of the other perfectly works for me whenever I come into contact with foreign nationals or when I travel abroad. I do believe that our understanding of the socio-political and economic condition of our country remains incomplete and partial unless we get outside of it and see it from a distance or from different distances.

Youssef El Kaidi is a PhD candidate at the University of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdelah Fez.