The King’s European Morocco

  • Volkan IpekEmail author


In this chapter, compatible with the admiration of Europe subtheme of postcolonial nationalism, the author discusses Morocco’s membership application to the EEC. The author here refers to King Hassan II’s speeches, how the application was welcomed in Morocco, in Moroccan-international and the French media, and in the European Commission. The chapter tries to analyze the importance of France in Morocco’s European-ness according to Article 237 of the Treaty of Rome, while analyzing the dynamics of the instrumentalization of hybridity to create a postcolonial Moroccan national identity.


The King’s European Morocco European Commission French media Admiration for Europe 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Yeditepe UniversityKayısdagi CaddesiTurkey

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