Invited Speech(s)

“Emotional Vortexes and Place Transmutations”, Keynote Speech, the 8th International Conference on New Trends in Architecture and Interior Design 2022, organized by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Cyprus, 16-17 May 2022

“Urban Peacebuilding in Times of a Pandemic”, Roundtable discussions (together with Dan Miodownik [chair], Scott Bollens, Ivan Gusic, Lior Lehrs, and Noam Brenner), The 10th Annual Eurasian Peace Science Conference, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (virtual), 13 January 2022

Special speaker of 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program, US Embassy Cyprus, Nicosia, 29 October 2021

“Yerle Duygusal Etkileşim: Araştırma Metotları ve Analiz” (Emotional Interaction with a Place: Research Methods and Analysis), Kent ve Mimarlık Yüksek Lisans Tez ve Araştırmaları Seminerleri, Özyeğin University, İstanbul, Online, 26 Mart 2021

“Love of place: Emotional engagements and psychological process”, EFPSA 2019 Conference, Environmental psychology: Humans in their surrounding world, Organised by the European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations (EFPSA), Prague, Czech Republic, 21-24 November 2019

“Constructing a peace praxis”, In Between: Visions from Contested Cities, Organised by the Davis Institute for International Relations from the Hebrew University and the Center for Regional Initiatives (IPCRI) in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, 20-22 November 2019

“Peacebuilding with community: Participatory Planning”, Cyprus Issue, and the role that the European Union, Organised by Department of International Relations and Global Politics, The American University of RomeEuropean House in Nicosia, Cyprus, 14 January 2019

“Divided Cities in Conflict- Urban Peacebuilding”, Organised by: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Jerusalem, & Israel-Palestine Creative Regional Initiatives (IPCRI), Home for Cooperation, Nicosia, Cyprus, 14 October 2018

“The Famagusta Ecocity Project: The Story and the Principles” (together with Christina Elia and Fiona Mullen), The “Journey” International Summer School, Organized by: Cyprus University of Technology and Climate-KIC, Limassol, Cyprus, 05 July 2017 

“Attachment to the Frozen Crises”, Joint Master Seminar S3: “Crisis Architecture – 2 / Relation Nature – City: Permanent crisis situation”, Organized by: Hepia, part of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland, 01 – 05 December 2014

“The Famagusta Ecocity Project: Turning a Fragmented City and Ghost Town into a Vibrant and Unified Model of Ecology and Peace”, 13th Annual Canova International Architect Encounter, Organized by: Canova Association, Domodossola, Italy, 26 – 30 June 2014

“The Fracture and Destruction of the Memory of a City and a New Hope: Famagusta Ecocity Project”, Reviving Famagusta, From Ghost Town to Eco-city? Conference, London School of Economics, Organized by: Hellenic Observatory European Institute and LSE Cotemporary Turkish Studies, Shaw Library,  London, UK, Friday 21 February 2014

Post-Graduate Response (together with Ali Tanrıkul & Yara Saifi) for “Community, Collaboration & Communication in the Design Studio” paper by Noam Austerlitz & Avigail Sachs, International Architectural Education panel, Design Studios Teaching Practices, Organized by: Open House International Journal, Famagusta/ North Cyprus, 2006

“Architecture and Utopia: Brutal City”, Student Meeting 8.5, Arkitopya, Organized by: Faculty of Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, 2004

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