• Revisiting Distance: Between the “Overly Connected” and the “Overly Isolated” worlds

    This presentation was given at the panel "Revisiting Distance" organised by Dr. Tauri Tuvikene, Louise Sophie Sträuli and Aleksandra Ianchenko. The panel was part of the yearly conference Royal Geographical Society (RGS-IBG) 2021.
    Royal Geographical Society


  • On the Materiality of Refugee Camps

    This presentation was given at a panel organised by Dr Daniel Fischer and Dr Sarah Hughes under the title "The Material Politics of Migration 1: (De)constructing Confinement". The panel is organised within the Royal Geographical Society Conference (RGS-IBG) 2021.
    Geographical Society Conference


  • The Right to Dwell

    The lecture was presented in the framework on the seminar "Housing, Crises and Catastrophes" led by Prof. Daniela Dolores Zupan for the master students at the European Cities and Urban Heritage program.
    Weimar University


  • Appropriating Azraq Camp: Between Disciplinary Planning and Resistance

    This presentation (co-authored with Leticia Palomino and Petra Heber) was presented at the conference "Camps across the world: global and local perspectives" organised by Lucas Oesch at the University of Luxembourg as part of the REFUGOV project.
    University of Luxembourg


  • Refugees and Urban Space

    The invited talk touched upon various topics and aspects that are on the intersection between displacement and space. The talk was presented at the seminar "Lexicon on Forced Migration" at the Department of International Studies led by Prof. Maria Höhn.
    Vassar College

    Poughkeepsie, New York

  • Planning the Ideal Refugee Camp?

    The presentation took place during the online Workshop titled: "The Newcomers' Right to the City: Decolonial Commoning Practices and Intersectional Spatial Justice" organised by Charalampos Tsavdaroglou and Maria Kaia.
    University of Amsterdam + Center for Urban Studies


  • Caravanized Urbanism: Territoriality, Morphology and the Social Structuring of Space in Zaatari Camp

    Navigating Displacement and Humanitarian Responses: Discourses and Experiences of Syrian Refugees and Aid Providers in Jordan. With Kamel Doraï (2017) Syrian Camps in Jordan, Refugee Camps Today: When the Temporary Settles Over Time (Round Table), The French Institute of Jordan (IFJ) and the French Institute of Research in the Near East (Ifpo), Amman.
    Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR), University of Amsterdam


  • The Refugee as Architect

    This invited lecture was presented to master students in International Development Studies at Tampere University. The course was led by Dr. Elisa Pasccui.
    Tampere University


  • We Refugees, We Architects: Zaatari Camp between Humanitarianism, Transnationalism and Local Social Agendas

    This invited lecture was presented at the annual AUB program "City Debates". The theme of this year's conference was Architecture-as- Urbanism: Agenda for the New Millennium, curated by Prof. Robert Saliba.
    American University of Beirut


  • “Memory, Place, Heritage, Displacement”: Reflections on Practices of Mapping Spatial Memory and Urban Heritage among Displaced Syrians from Homs”

    This lecture was presented in the workshop "Out of the Archives...New Archival Practices: Towards Alternative Historiographies, Voices and Spaces" curated by fellows at the EUME program.
    Forum Transregionale Studien


  • Planning the Ideal Refugee Camp?

    The presentation was part of the workshop: "Inside-Out Outside-In: Shifting Architectures of Refugees Inhabitation" organised by Shahd Wari, Maja Momic and Somayeh Chitchian.
    Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity


  • Potentials and Challenges of Mapping Syrian Urban Heritage

    Invited lecture in the Course: Contemporary visual cultures in/of the 'Middle East': an interdisciplinary survey of (mis)representation.
    Bard College