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2020 “Informality is a Fallacy” with Léopold Lambert, issue no 1477, The Self-Built, Architecture Review Magazine. link

2020 “Affable Ghosts and Disembodied Territorialities in Stephanie Comilang’s Lumapit Sa Akin, Paraiso” Interview with Filmmaker Stephanie Camilang for E-flux Magazine. link

2020 “Recognizing Nubian displaceability” issue no. 30, On Reparations, Funambulist Magazine link

2020 Agha, Menna. “Emotional Capital, and the Other Ontology of the Architect” Architectural Histories Journal, issue on Fourth Wave Feminism. link

2020 Agha, Menna Multi-gendered Identities: The contesting Nubian womanhood(s), Book section in “Breaking silence” [Arabic] Publisher: Maraya, Cairo.

2019 Agha, Menna “Non-work of the unimportant” Kohl journal of Body and Gender Research, issue on Alternative economies. link

2019 Agha, Menna. “Nubia Still Exists: On the Utility of the Nostalgic Space” Humanities, special issue on Contemporary Nostalgia. link

2019 “Female Genital Mutilation, Cutting, or Circumcision?” KOHL Journal for Body and Gender. link

2018 “Women of the Dam” Page 4, A2 Magazine, Prague link

2017 Agha, Menna. and DeVos, Els. “Liminal Publics, Marginal Resistance” IDEA Journal, special issue on Dark Spaces. link

2013 “Nubia, between the dream of return and the reality of migration” Report for the Committee of ‘Population, Health, and Housing’, National Specialized Councils, Cairo, Egypt

2012 Agha, Menna, and Nayoung Koh. 2012. “Inside and Outside: The Overlap of Social Conundrums.” 73–86. Book chapter in “House and Home” Publisher: Dakam, Istanbul.

2012 Fixed Monthly column in “Sawt el Nouba” A monthly newspaper on Nubian issues

2020 ARCHIVE OF FORGETFULLNESS, University of Johannesburg
Episode 03: Our grandmother’s Travels Against Borders.

2020 Gender Design Talks, Cologne, Germany
Episode: With COVID the house became a city.

2020 A MOMENT OF TRUE DECOLONIZATION, A daily podcast series by the funambulist
Episode 24: The Nubian House Won’t Die Silently.

2020 DESIGN FOR SPATIAL JUSTICE PODCAST SERIES, University of Oregon
Episode 01: Theorizing architecture from the point of view of the other.

2020 Guest Lecture “What Happened to Nubian Women”, as Part of public event titled Nubia Still Exists, Vi Per Gallery, Prague.  link

2020 Guest Lecturer as part of lecture series Into the Desert, talk titled “Architecture as Governance”, Cornell University.  link

2020 Guest Lecture for Design-Build studio, lecture titled “Designing for Nubia”, German University in Cairo.

2020 Guest speaker as part of NOMAS Symposium, talk titled “Spaces of Resistance” Woodbury University.  link

2020 Guest Lecturer as part of “Architecture and Globalisation”, lecture titled “To Be Seen”, University of Antwerp.

2020 Guest Lecture as part of “Decolonising Public Space” series, lecture titled “Spatial Rant” at Saint Lucas institute of Arts, Antwerp.

2020 Moderator of “Every Inside has an Outside” mini festival, part of part of kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels.

2020 Guest Speaker “Architecture of Displacement and Dispossession”, DécorAtelier’s public program, Brussels.

2020 Guest Lecture “Ancient Egyptian Landscapes: the everyday people”, Landscape department, University of Oregon

2020 Agha, Menna “Spatial Justice and The Right to Define Space” Spatial Justice Symposium, University of Oregon, Eugene.

2020 Agha, Menna “Architecture as Care Labour” Care practices Portland Conference, University of Oregon, Portland.

2019 Guest lecturer at MetroLab symposium Forms of Urban Hospitality, lecture titled “Liminal Publics, Marginal resistance”, Brussels.

2019 Guest speaker at the Unbuilt school of Architecture, Lecture titled “Squares, Queer spaces, and publicness” and, part of kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels.

2019 Agha, Menna. and De Vos, Els. “Displacement and the (Re)gendering of the Nubian house”, Brussels, In Displacement and Domesticity Conference.

2018 Agha, Menna. “Disembodied Territoriality, or How to be displaced from where you have never been?” Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, Re-Conceptualizing displacement Conference.

2018 Agha, Menna. “Finding a Place for the Nubian Feminist.” Lebanon: American University in Beirut, Feminism in crisis? conference.

2017 Agha, Menna. “Being Displaced: Gender Conscious Analysis of ‘Self’ in Public Spaces.”. Switzerland: University of Basel, European association of African studies conference.

2016 Agha, Menna. “Mapping Contemporary Nubia, Gender and Territoriality in the Age of New Media.” London: Annual Regional Studies Association Conference.

2016 Agha, Menna. “A Gender Sensitive Analysis of Nubian Village in Post-Migration Era.” Stockholm: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Architecture feminisms Conference.

2014 Agha, Menna. “Women of the Dam: A Gender-Sensitive Study on Nubian Resettlement.” Rome: Gender in Planning Conference.

2014 Guest Speaker on “Nubian art, culture and architecture” as part of Mishkah art Gallery, Cairo

2013 Guest Lecture “Architecture and Displacement” Faculty of Architecture Engineering, Al Azhar University, Cairo

2013 Agha, Menna. “Architect-scientist collaboration”, Nairobi: Sustainable spaces conference.