Publication: Open Gaza

April 9, 2020

Change: Learning isn’t Easy

April 6, 2020

Building a Home Stay Legacy for Post-Covid Communities

March 30, 2020


March 22, 2020

Q&A with Frazer Macdonald Hay: The Importance of Place

March 16, 2020

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April 9, 2020


Salem Al Qudwa, A respected member of UNIFORM NOVEMBER's Editorial Board  has a chapter written in a new book titled OPEN GAZA edited by Terreform and Published by Urban Research. Salem's chapter, 'Architecture of the Everyday', is a compelling viewpoint on...

April 6, 2020

Image: Complicated Communication With Young Men of Tal Afar, Weeks After ISIS Retreat from Their City

From online yoga to peacebuilding in war torn communities, and more recently, advice on ‘how to live with the threat of Covid 19’.  The world is full of people trying t...

March 30, 2020

Image by Ciara Nugent

‘Home’ is a simple but nuanced thing; it is a significant geographical and social concept. It is not only a three-dimensional structure, a shelter, but it is also a matrix of social relations and has wide symbolic and ideological meanings; home can...

March 22, 2020

Image: sculpture at the Singapore Art Museum

Son: “Pappa, what do you worry about the most, when you think of the virus?”

Pappa: “The potential for civil violence I think”

Son: “That sounds a little freaky?”

Pappa: “I know, it may sound pessimistic, scary or freaky even,...

February 17, 2020

Stacked sections of the old Robben Island fence. (Photos: David Harrison, M&G) - Call it Apartheid porn

The Maze & Robben Island 

The ‘Maze Prison’ stands neglected, deteriorating and splits public opinion over its meaning and the best way to tackle it, whilst Robben Isl...

February 12, 2020

Treading carefully as we embark on research exploring an interesting paradigm: Do ‘everyday’ diasporic groups and their collective identity exacerbated social and political challenges in their home countries?

FMH..... As a Scotsman whose lived abroad in countries within...

February 4, 2020

Proud to announce that I have been invited to the 2020 Annual GLD Conference to present  my work 'Everyday Remainders and Reminders of Violence', explaining the social and political impact of once everyday places associated with significant acts of violence during the...

January 26, 2020

We at Uniform November are proud to announce Dr Salem Al Qudwa's exhibition examining the question: Can the people of Gaza rebuild their devastated homes? at the Think Human Festival .

The exhibition runs from the 5th February 2020 and more about the event can be found ...

January 26, 2020

Members of international no-governmental organizations, academics, NGO teams and various government officials appear to take great stock in their capacity to access and support local communities as they try to endure the challenges created by natural disasters, conflic...

January 10, 2020

Image released by the Iraqi prime minister's press office 

Of all the contested sites of commemoration, memorial and popular politics, this is the newest!

One thing seems obvious, this place will play a part in the narrative of future violence within the region and will...

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F.M.H..... MLitt Peace & Conflict, Msc Architectural Conservation BA (Hons) Int. Architecture; MCSD, PgC TLHE

F.M.H is a Post-conflict, consultant - Specializing in Social Cohesion, DDR, Memorialization, Architectural Conservation, Housing Land and Property (HLP) issues.

Currently: Working with the United Nation’s International Organisation for Migration in Iraq, Psychosocial Support and Social Cohesion Unit

Past work: Africa, South East Asia, Israel & EU

Past IOM Work: Iraq Transition and Recovery

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Office: UK, Scotland
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Centres and Sites 

+ Funambulist  

+ Forensic Architecture London 

Global Justice Academy, Edinburgh  

PIRO Oslo 

+ DPIR Uni of Oxford 

+ Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS)

+ CSTPV Uni  of St Andrews


+ Centre for Development and Emergency Practice Oxford Brooks

+ Space Group Heriot-Watt University

+ Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit - York

+ Post Conflict Research Center 

““whatever is true for space and time, this much is true for place: we are immersed in it and could not do without it. To be at all - to exist in any way – is to be somewhere, and to be somewhere is to be in some kind of place”.


"No one therefor  can conceive anything, but they must conceive it in some place”.