Moroccan Berbers in Europe, the US and Africa and the Concept of Diaspora - eScholarship

@inproceedings{Heelsum2003MoroccanBI,
  title={Moroccan Berbers in Europe, the US and Africa and the Concept of Diaspora - eScholarship},
  author={A. M. van Heelsum},
  year={2003}
}
In this paper we will discuss the following question: can the international movement of Berbers be considered a Diaspora? We will first look at the meaning of the concept Diaspora, then at the history, geographical dispersion of Berbers and the current political context in Morocco. After that we discuss some results of a study on new trends among Moroccan associations in the Netherlands and on the Berber associations (Kraal & van Heelsum, 2002). The outcomes show that the number of associations… CONTINUE READING