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Meltem Al, McGill University

McGill University
PhD student
Meltem Al is a Ph.D. student in the School of Architecture at McGill University since 2015 under the supervision of Prof. Ipek Tureli. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Architecture from University of California, Los Angeles supported by the Fulbright Scholarship 2013-2015. Al received her M.Arch. degree in 2013 and B.Arch. degree in 2010 from Middle East Technical University in Turkey. Between 2011 and 2013, she worked at the same university as a research assistant. She is interested in the issues of ethics, social agency, activism, and praxis in architecture and the responsibility of architecture/architect in the reproduction of the built world. Her Ph.D. research explores the production of space in the Global South cities, that have been subject to new modes of urbanization with the rise of neoliberalism and its marriage with political Islam since the late 20th century.

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