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Dr Majed  Akhter

Dr Majed Akhter

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Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society

Research subject areas

  • Geography

Contact details


Majed Akhter joined the Department of Geography in 2018. He was previously at Indiana University in the US.


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

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.


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