Talks & Interviews
Selected Talks and Keynotes
Keynote Speaker, Seminar on Teaching Architecture - Junior Academics, Evolutionary, Revolutionary, and Transitory Design Teaching Practices, (IAB) Institute of Architects Bangladesh, Dhaka, Online, Dec. 2020.
Invited Speaker, 2nd Intl Conference on Sustainability and Resilience, Sustainable Urbanism As If people Mattered, University of Bahrain, Manama, Online, Nov. 2020.
Keynote Speaker, Reproducing Architecture and Urbanism in the Midst of a Pandemic Condition, International Conference on Architecture and Urbanism in the Age of Planetary Crisis, Ecodemia, London, October 2020.
Invited Speaker: UMAR: Post-Covid 19 Adaptive Strategies in the Mediterranean, From the New Normal to the Stable State: Navigating Urban Form and Urban Life Dialectics in a Post Pandemic Virtual World.
Rome, Italy, Online, June 2020.
Invited Speaker: Covid-19 Multidisciplinary Challenges & Practices, Helwan University, Inhabiting Post-Covid-19 City and the Emergence of New Socio-Behavioral Patterns.
Cairo, Egypt, Online, June 2020.
Keynote Speaker: The International Conference of Arequitectonics Network (Mind, Land, and Society, From Priori and Posteriori Knowledge to Trans-disciplinary Production of Architecture.
Barcelona, Spain, May 2019.
Keynote Speaker: The City (Re)Shaped. Exploring the nexus between politics, memory, and urbanism, University of Leeds, , The Quest for Socio-Cultural Sustainability: Implications for Research and Education.
Leeds, UK, Sept 2018.
Keynote Speaker: 2nd International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment, University of East London, , The Quest for Socio-Cultural Sustainability: Implications for Research and Education.
London, UK, Sept 2018.
Guest Speaker: Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Sustainable Urbanism and Globalisation: Architectural and Urban Transformations in Emerging Cities of the Middle East.
Belgrade, Serbia, Nov 2017.
Guest Speaker: Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Bilkent University, Shifting Perspectives and Emerging Directions in Architectural Design Pedagogy.
Ankara, Turkey, Nov 2017.
Invited Speaker: Conference - University of Strathclyde: Decision-Making – Place Making, Questioning Participation and the Value of the Triadic Paradigm of “conceived-perceived-lived” Space.
Glasgow, UK, June 2016.
Keynote Speaker: Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE 2014 - UC Berkeley), Universiti Putra Malaysia. Shaping Urban Tradition and the Contemporary Lived Space in a Globalizing Context.
KL, Malaysia, Dec 2014.
Invited Speaker: International Workshop on Place Making & Cultural Identity of Cities, Faculty of Architecture, Beirut Arab University, Multiple Architectural Modernities on the Arabian Peninsula in a World of Global Flows.
Beirut, Lebanon, April 2013.
Keynote Speaker: The Malaysia Architectural Education Conference, Beyond the Consumption of Knowledge: Questioning of and Questing for Future Forms of Pedagogy in Architectural Education.
Serdang, Malaysia, Oct 2012.
Selected Interviews, Videos, Podcasts
Mohammad Gharipour and Caitlin DeClercq, Founders of Epidemic Urbanism Initiative, speak to Ashraf M. Salama.
New York, Baltimore, Glasgow, 11 September 2020.
Bibliotheca Orientalis, Bari - Italy and Glasgow - UK, 28 August 2020.
Common\Edge, New Orleans, Louisiana, 7 May 2020.
@ De Monfort University, LSA, Leicester, United Kingdom, 25 June 2015.
Seminar at the Faculty of Architecture, Ondokus Mayis University: The Question for Multiple Types of Knowledge: Design and Critical Inquiry in Architecture and Urbanism.
OMU, Samsun, Turkey, 29 Nov. 2013.
Some Earlier Interviews:
2004: Interview with A. M. Salama by Craig Miller titled: Selling Sustainability: Interviews with Experts and Consultants, Facilities Design and Management Magazine, VNU Business Media, New York, New York, Volume 22, Issue 2 (February 17, 2004).
2003: Interview with A. M. Salama by Brian Johnson, titled: Supporters Tout New Buildings Design Standards, Finance and Commerce, Minnesota Business Journal, Dolan Media: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Volume 116, Issue 86 (April 17, 2003).