Diala Lteif, Planning PhD Student


Home Campus:
U of T St. George

One hundred years of refuge: Displacement and the making of Beirut (1918-2018)

Other Degrees:
BA + MA in interior architecture - Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA)
MFA in Transdisciplinary Design - Parsons the New School for Design

Honours & Awards:
2018 - Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship
2016 - Ontario Trillium Doctoral Scholarship
2011 - Fulbright Scholarship Masters

Kanishka Goonewardena (Geography and Planning) and Jens Hanssen (Arab Civilization, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean history)

Contact Information:

email: diala.lteif@mail.utoronto.ca

Office: Room 5017B – Sidney Smith Hall, University of Toronto, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

Research Interests:

  • Displacement and forced migration
  • Conflict and post-war cities
  • Urban struggle and the production of space
  • Everyday life of refuge
  • Urban history

Teaching This Academic Year:

Course Instructor: GGR217 Urban Landscapes and Planning

Research Clusters:
Cities and Everyday Life, Political Spaces