Mahsa Alami Fariman, Dr.

Coventry University

Dr Mahsa Alami Fariman is an urbanist and academic based at Coventry University, where she teaches on urban and human geography. Mahsa is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. She received her PhD in Urban Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2022, focusing on the theory of ‘open city’ through a feminist lens, with a specific emphasis on Tehran, the Iranian capital. She also holds an MA in Architecture (Cultural Identity and Globalisation) from University of Westminster and studied BA, as well as, Associate of Arts in Architecture in Iran. The nature of her research is interdisciplinary revolving around different topics, such as community-led design in an urban age, the social and material infrastructures of [in]equality and in/ex-clusion, the challenges of neoliberal urbanism and the production of private public spaces, the complexities of urban flux, gendered spaces, bodies out of place & feminist methodologies.

Secondment destination
CYPRUS, 10-24 June 2024 & 5-20 August 2024

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