Asma Mehan (PhD) is a senior FCT researcher at the Citta Research Institute, Faculty of Engineering (FEUP), University of Porto (Portugal).
During the past five years, she worked as the postdoctoral fellow at different research institutions in Europe (Italy, Portugal, and the Netherlands). She has a PhD in ‘Architecture, History, and Project’ program from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and completed visiting fellowships in Germany, Switzerland, and Australia.
She conducts inter- and cross-disciplinary research on decolonial architectural humanities and urban studies and her research interests include political and cultural geography, urban inclusivity/exclusivity, planning history and theory, and politics of architecture. Her primary interest in the COST Action CA18126 Writing Urban Places – New Narratives of the European City is on conceptual reflections for understanding the theoretical foundations of urban narratives as well as the future urban visions.