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Dr Majed  Akhter

Dr Majed Akhter

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Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society

Biography

Majed Akhter joined the Department of Geography in 2018. He was previously at Indiana University in the US. Majed's research and teaching is at the intersection of development geography, and environment/resource studies, and geopolitics. His work develops a historical-geographical materialist approach to questions of technology, territory, and trans-regional relations, especially in an Asian and Pakistani context.

Research

  • Technopolitics
  • Physical infrastructures
  • Water resources
  • State theory
  • Marxism
  • Pakistan

Teaching

PhD supervision

Majed would be interested to supervise anyone looking to research:

  • Historical geography and politics of Pakistan
  • Politics of large physical infrastructures
  • Critical approaches to environment and development (especially water)
  • Geopolitics of state formation

Further details

See Majed's research profile