Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Spotlights


Dr. El Bernoussi's Recent Publication on Human Dignity and Human Rights as Terms in Transition

SHSS Professor Zaynab El Bernoussi, recently published a chapter looking at human dignity and human rights as terms in transition in the book 'Human dignity: Practices, Discourses, and Transformations' edited by Chipamong Chowdhury, Michael Britton, and Linda Hartling and published by Dignity Press (Lake Oswego, OR, 2020). The edited volume honors the three-times Nobel Peace Prize-nominated scholar, Evelin Gerda Lindner, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Falah and his Students Contribute to the Proceedings of the 85th International Conference on Science, Engineering, and Technology

Dr. Bouchaib Falah, Professor at the School of Science and Engineering and graduate student, Hamza Touhs, published a paper titled "Software Design and Architecture: A Road Map" on the Proceedings of the 85th International Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (ICSET), held in Marrakech, March 12th - 13th , 2020. The paper presents an overview of the field of software design and architecture by compiling information from various peer reviewed sources. It describes the main domains of software design and architecture practices and highlights some key open research issues.

The paper can be found here

Dr. Falah, along with two other graduate students, Zineb Bouayad and Ghita El Alaoui Talibi, also contributed to the conference proceedings and published another paper titled "Test Case Generation from UML Diagrams." The paper aims to evaluate some test case generation techniques, investigate an efficient way for generating test cases from Unified Modelling Language Diagrams, and explore how this process could be automated.

The paper can be found here

Dr. Rezrazi Publishes on Peacekeeping Missions in the Time of Coronavirus

Dr. El Mostafa Rezrazi, Professor at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and distinguished professor of Crisis Management at Sapporo Gakuin University in Japan, recently published an article titled 'Peacekeeping Missions in the Time of Coronavirus: New Configurations and New Challenges.'


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Oumlil Explores the Gender Dimension of COVID-19

Dr. Kenza Oumlil, Associate Professor of Communication and Gender at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, recently published an op-ed on the gender dimension of COVID-19 in Morocco World News.

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Dr. Therrien’s Recent Publication on When Europeans move to Morocco ‘for Love’

Dr. Catherine Therrien, researcher and part-time faculty at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, recently had her chapter “When Europeans Move to Morocco « for Love »: Navigating Legislative and Religious Boundaries in a Muslim context” published in ‘Contemporary Europeans Emigrations. Situating Integration in New Destinations,’ edited by Brigitte Sutter and Lisa Åkesson (Routeledge, 2020, pp. 97-115)