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About the speaker

Ayham Dalal is an Architect and Urban Planner based between Berlin and Amman. He has a master’s degree in Integrated Urbanism and Design from Stuttgart and Ain Shams Universities in 2014.

In 2015, he joined the Department of International Urbanism and Design (Habitat Unit) at the Technical University Berlin as a PhD Candidate. Since 2018, Ayham has worked as a researcher for the“Architectures of Asylum” project that investigates appropriation practices in refugee camps in Jordan and Germany. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institut français du Proche-Orient (IFPO) in Amman and Beirut through the LAJEH project.


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