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Abdellatif Zaki

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Abdellatif Zaki is a professor of Languages and Communication at Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco. He has taught introductory courses to the study of the Koran and Islam as well as courses on various intercultural issues. He has published books in the areas of political communication, socio-professional communication, intercultural communication, the reform of the Arab and Islamic mind, and on the formation of perceptions, attitudes and stereotypes. He has also published articles in the area of education, language education, language planning in Morocco and translation. He has edited and co-edited the proceedings of several conferences on language education and translation. He has co-authored and revised several multilingual scientific dictionaries. He is co-founder and current Vice President of Moroccan Symposium for Terminology and Translation.

Who trusts a U.S. presidential campaign promise?

Rabat - "America first, no regime change, no policing of the world, no wars." America has never had such an unpredictable president. Only a few...

Donald Trump’s Vetting Order or the Clumsy Art of Primary Discrimination

Rabat - Let me begin asking what would Mr. Trump think of this adaptation of this section of his order: "To protect Muslims, Muslim countries...

Questions About COP22 We Need Answers To

Rabat - A whole year now lies ahead of the Moroccan presidency of COP22; a year in which to make the best of the...

Parliamentary Elections: Back to Business for Morocco?

Rabat - After about a year of a less-than-clean campaign, election results have confirmed most expectations. The two competing favorites both greatly outscored the...

Parliamentary Elections: Back to Business for Morocco?

Rabat - After about a year of a less-than-clean campaign, election results have confirmed most expectations. The two competing favorites both greatly outscored the...

Teachers Day: Mourning Education in Morocco

Rabat - I have heard that some colleagues in other parts of the world have small class sizes, teach fewer hours and levels, and...

Educational Discourse Is Not Innocent

Rabat - Competence, skill, performance, quality, standards, training, assessment, measurements, profession are among the key words of the current educational discourse in Morocco. The choice...

A wider Scope for Sociopolitical Integration of Language Education

Rabat - Just as some decisions and actions are made at the international level or national level and others at regional or local levels,...

Portrait of Further Radicalization: Discourse of a Political Party on Eve...

Rabat - It is usual in Morocco, as it is for other countries around the world, for political discourse to reach boiling point during...

The Realm of Chaos and the Failure of Reason: the Case...

Rabat - Discourse misuse or Ill-minded dormant intentions? What did we not hear this week? What has not been said yet? Is there anything more...

Not All That Glitters is Gold: A Review of Today’s News

Rabat - The return of Peter and Elliot! A happy change from the brutality of war and the tragedies of natural disasters. It had...

No Response Expected, No Answer Tolerated

Rabat - Don't feel bad. You will not have to answer all my questions, nor will you have to comfort me every time you think I...

Who Cheats in Our Schools, or Who Cheats Our Schools?

Rabat - Human phenomena hardly have one single and simple cause. Education in Morocco is no exception. The dramatic drops in the performance of students...

In the Beginning There Was Sykes-Picot deal

Rabat - Why do American media insist on equating Zionism to antisemitism? How can they explain that many Jews reject Zionism, criticize it and...

Under Age Housemaids: Government and Parliament Fail Moroccans

Rabat - By approving the law on the labor of minor girls, the Moroccan government and parliament consecrate the loathsome status of "little maids"...

Tribute to Professor Mohamed Ouakrime

Rabat - A University and a profession pay tribute to one of their major figures: Emotional moments of public acknowledgment and expressions of gratitude...

King Mohammed VI’s Speech at Morocco-GCC Summit Sets the Record Straight

Rabat - King Mohammed VI delivered a speech as strong, straightforward and clear as the historical moment calls for. The language leaves no room...

Terrorism: The Causes They Do Not Talk to Us about

Rabat - Granted, the causes of terrorism are complex. Granted, too, those who pull the trigger or activate explosive belts are no doubt guilty...

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