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Media Coverage and Interviews
2018Interview, Nile Cultural ChannelEgypt
Egyptian Television, January 2018.
2017Interview, The Arabic Translation of the Cairo BookSaudi Arabia
The Program “Thaqafah.” Nile T.V., December 2017.
2017Interview, “Nezar AlSayyad with Mona Abaza discuss where we come from!”United States
in Open Decomcracy. June 2017.
2016Interview, the Program “Happening.”Kuwait
Kuwait T.V., December 2016.
2016Interview, Al-Ahram newspaperEgypt
“Reframing Civility to the Egyptian Street,” January 2016.
2015“AlSayyad Speaks about Development in Cairo.”Egypt
A full-page interview in Egyptian daily newspaper, Al-Shorouk, April 2015.
2015Interview, Franklin Center at Duke UniversityUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Miriam Cooke about cities and traditional environments, “Cities: Traditional Environments” for the Rethinking Global Cities project, March 4 2015.
2014Interview, HKUxUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with David Lung about informal settlements and the vernacular, “The Search for Vernacular Architecture of Asia, Part 2,” October 2014.
2013Interview, Voice of AmericaUnited States
“Panel Approves New Egyptian Draft Constitution.” December 2 2013.
2013Op-Ed ContributorUnited States
“Mohamed Morsi Trial: Is Egypt Ready for Democracy?” in International Business Times, November 18 2013.
2013Interview, JaddaliyaUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with HibaBouAkar, “Urbanists Can Never Afford to be Apolitical: An Interview with NezarAlSayyad on Urbanization in the Middle East.” September 30 2013.
2013Interview, The Tavis Smiley Radio ShowUnited States
“Egypt’s Revolution,” July 12, 2013.
2013Interview, KQEDUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Michael Krasny about Egypt’s former president, “Mubarak Acquitted.” August 20 2013.
2013Interview, Fairness RadioEgypt
AlSayyad speaks with Patrick OHeffernan about Egypt’s future in, “NezarAlSayyad: Egypt. Beverly Bell Haiti.” July 8 2013.
2013Interview, KQED RadioUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Michael Krasny about Egypt in, “Mass Demonstrations in Egypt Gain Momentum.” July 8 2013.
2013Interview, KPFAUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Philip Maldari about Egypt’s current events on, “The Sunday Show.” July 7 2013.
2013Interview, Voice of AmericaUnited States
“Analyst: Egypt’s Army Must Control Morsi Supporters.” July 7 2013.
2013Interview, National GeographicUnited States
“The Egyptian Military’s Huge Historical Role.” July 5 2013.
2013Interview, Voice of AmericaUnited States
“Analyst says Egyptian Events Not a Military Coup.” July 3 2013.
2013Interview, Fairness RadioUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Patrick OHeffernan about the removal of Egypt’s President Morsi in, “The Fairness Doctrine.” July 2 2013.
2013Interview, Voice of AmericaUnited States
“Egypt’s High Court Proposed as Crisis Solution.” July 2 2013.
2013Interview, Current TVUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Jennifer Granholm in “The War Room” and discusses “Why Americans Should be Paying Attention to Unrest in Egypt.” January 2013.
2011Op-Ed ContributorUnited States
“Cairo’s Roundabout Revolution” in the New York Times, April 13, 2011.
2011Interview, Bloomberg TVUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's “Bottom Line” and discusses the demonstrations in Saudi Arabia. Protesters in Saudi Arabia stayed away from a so-called Day of Rage after police were deployed in force to deter political activists. Saudi Arabia has tried to calm oil markets and avoid political upheaval with $36 billion of jobless benefits, education and housing subsidies and debt write-offs. Aired on Mar. 11, 2011.
2011Interview, Bloomberg TVUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's “Bottom Line” and discusses the outlook for Egypt's government. Aired on Feb. 10, 2011.
2011Interview, Bloomberg TVUnited States
AlSayyad speaks with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's “Bottom Line” and discusses the political unrest in Egypt. Aired on Feb. 2, 2011
2011Interview, KPFA Public Radio.United States
AlSayyad gives commentary on KPFA's “Letters and Politics” program and discusses the unrest in Egypt. Aired on Jan. 31, 2011.
2009Several InterviewsUnited States
For Various News Programs on Local Television and Radio Stations in the San Francisco Bay Area, including KTVU-Channel 2, KPIX-Channel 5, and KGO-Channel 7, 2004-2009.
2008“Adabiyat” – Main Guest with host Gamal El-GhitaniEgypt
on a major television program of Nile Television, Cairo, Egypt, July 2008.
2007“Searching for the Lost Urban Wealth”: A Symposium with Nezar Alsayyad and Gamal Al-GhitaniUnited States
in Akhbar Al-Adab, July 29 2007
2007Invited plenary session moderator of “Spin and Journalism: An Uneasy Coexistence,”Turkey
at the Annual Conference of the International Press Institute, Istanbul Turkey, May 2007.
2006SeminarUnited States
held in conjunction with and for Al-Akhbar an Egyptian daily on Cities in the Middle East, June 2006
2003“Hamas, la bomba radical que remece a Israel” by Pablo Soto Gonzalez.Chile
El Mercurio, Chile, June 14, 2003.
2003“Dritter Weltcrieg nach dem Muster eines Zusammenpralls der Kulturen”Germany
Interview mit dem Nahost-Experten Prof. Nezar AlSayyad in National & Zeitung, Germany, April 30, 2003.
2003“Middle Eastern Studies: The New Push”United States
in Aramco World, January/February, 2003, pp. 2-13.
2002“UC Berkeley Faculty Analyze Iraq War: Nezar AlSayyad on the War”United States
by Bonnie Azab Powell, Berkeleyan-Online, April 2, 2002.
2002“Middle East 101: Q&A with Nezar AlSayyad.United States
Chair of Berkeley’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies” by Bonnie Azab Powell, Berkeleyan- Online, October 15, 2002.
2001“After September 11: The Faculty Reflects”United States
California Monthly, November , 2001, Vol. 112, No.2.
2001“Aswan High Dam” & “The Suez Canal” Guest Appearance Modern Marvels ProgramUnited States
HISTORY CHANNEL Productions, 2001.
1996“A Blue Print for Egypt: It’s Past is Recreated”United States
by Mary Rajkumar Oakland Tribune, April 29, 1996, pp. 11&12.
1996“Virtual Cairo: You can Tour the City in the 10th and 15th Century with Professor AlSayyad’s Multimedia Project”United States
by Kathleen Scalise, Berkeleyan, April 17-23, 1996, p.3.
1995“Planning and Planners in the Arab World.”United States
A one hour television interview in the program “Nadwa Thagafia - A Cultural Engagement,” Bahrain Public Television, Bahrain, March 1995.
1996“Adobe Comes into Its Own: The Mud Architecture of Professor AlSayyad”United States
by Kathleen Scalise, Berkeleyan, April 17-23, 1996, p 2.
1991Akhtar Badshah, “First World: Third World”United States
in Mimar, No. 38, 1991, pp. 15-16.
1988“Scholars to Discuss Environment: Large Campus Symposium to Focus on Cultural Dwellings”United States
in The Daily Californian, April 4, 1988
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