What are some o the claims made by the protesters in any of the Mediterranean cities that we are reading about? What are some of the practices that these protesters use to make their claims?
Why are Barcelona residents weary of tourism? What are some of the challenges facing Mediterranean cities like Barcelona today?
How does the author reframe cosmopolitanism/multiculturalism in chapter 7?
The introduction of “The Mediterranean Incarnate” engages with some of concepts and theories about the study of the Mediterranean that we have done in this course. The intro wants to make a case that the Mediterranean as a unit of cultural relatedness is not dead. What does the author suggest as an appropriate lens for studying the Mediterranean today? (read especially section on “A Transnational Community of Disagreement” p.12)
In the two articles and/or the forum articles assigned this week, what are the different pushes and pulls to migration across the Mediterranean? What are the bridges and barriers to migration?
How does migration affect cultural developments in Morocco? What is the cultural significance and histories of migration and mobility within and outside Morocco? How are remittances transforming social hierarchies in Morocco?