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Dr Majed  Akhter

Dr Majed Akhter

  • Academics

Lecturer in Environment and Society


Dr Majed Akhter was born and raised in Saudi Arabia, and has lived and worked in Pakistan (Lahore and Karachi) and the United States (Atlanta, Tucson, and Bloomington). Before becoming a geographer, he was a resource economist and an industrial engineer.


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


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