President: Mohammed Elmedlaoui
Secretary general: Myriem Khrouz
Treasurer: Jean Joseph Lévy
Assessor: André Gomel
Mohamed Elmedlaoui is a linguist, specialized in the phonology of Afro-Asiatic languages. He taught linguistics and Hebrew language at Oujda University (1978-2001) where he also hold the post of the vice dean form 1995 to 1999. Before joining "l'Institut Universitaire de la Recherche Scientifique" in Rabat in 2007, he was the reseach director at the "Institut Royal de la Culture Amazighe".
M. Elmedlaoui spent a research semester stay as a visiting scholar (1999) at the University of Massachusetts (US) and lectured at different universities and research institutes in America and Europe. Elmedlaoui is accredited as expert assessor with several agencies of research management or publishing houses in Morocco and aboroad (e.g. Moroccan Kingdom’s Academy, CNAE, CNRST, Bureau Multi-pays de l’UNESCO à Rabat; FCAR (Canada), Austrian Science Fund, Oxford University Press)
Beside his acadmic activities he is also actively involved in various other organisations such as the “Moroccan Linguistic Society”, “Appel Citoyen”, or “Conseil National de la Musique-Maroc”. From 2005 to 2010 he was the scientific supervisor of the annual meetings “Berber Music and World Music” in the frame of the summer Timitar Festival (Agadir).
Decades of studying and teaching Hebrew language awoke Mahommed Elmedlaoui's interest in Moroccan Jewish literature and culture. He translated from Hebrew into Arabic and/or analyzed and published many texts in this field.
Elmedlaoui is currently head of the research team: “Géopolitique Identité et Migration” at the Institut Universitaire de la Recherche Scientifique / Univ. Mohammed V-Souissi, Rabat. He is a weekly columnist for the Moroccan newspaper Al-Alam and writes for the e-journal Quid.ma.
Myriem Khrouz is a journalist holding a Master’s Degree in journalism and communication form the University of Aix En Provence.
She writes for the magazine Express International and the Moroccan daily Le Soir Echos. She contributed with the Moroccan weekly Tel Quel, Economia magazine and Medi1Sat TV channel. She also worked for the United Nations office in Rabat (UNWomen) and the Mediterranean Centre of Audiovisual Communication in Marseille.
Myriem Khrouz is currently working at the International University of Rabat (Pole of Languages, Cultures and Civilizations).
She is a board member of the Committee of Support for Schooling of Girls (CSSF), of Amran El Maleh Foundation and of the Association of Tafendast Women for Development, in Errachidia.
Born on March 16 1962 in Casablanca (Morocco)
1969-1980: primary and secondary school in Casablanca
1980-1981: German language school (Herder- Institute, Leipzig)
1981-1987: Student at the Medical Department of the University of Leipzig
1987-1992: Trainee at the Dermatologic Department of the General Hospital in Gera and at
the Dermatologic Department of the Humboldt University Berlin
1992-1994: Dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology of the Institute for Clinical Pharmacology of the Schering AG Berlin
Since 1995: Dermatologist in Berlin
Prof. Albert Sasson
Prof. Jamaa Baida
Prof. Driss Khrouz
Prof. Mohamed Mezzine
Albert Sasson holds an Agrégation and a Doctorate in Natural Sciences from the University of Paris. Following a career at the Faculty of Science in Rabat from 1954 to 1973, where he was Dean from 1963 to 1969, he joined the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 1974. Until 2000 he held different posts at the UNESCO, among them Director of the Central Evaluation Unit of the Directorate, Director of the Bureau of Program Planning, Director of the Bureau of Studies, Programming and Evaluation and Assistant Director-General.
Sasson was appointed by the King of Morocco member of the founding committee of the Academy Hassan II of Science and Technology in 2004, and member of the board of the Royal Institute of Strategic Studies in 2007. Since January 2000, Albert Sasson provides senior consulting services to United Nations Organizations, to the European Commission as well as to a number of Moroccan institutions. Albert Sasson has published books and contributed to publications on biology teaching and various issues referring to environment, development and nutrition.