BioMajed Akhter was born and raised in Saudi Arabia, and has lived and worked in Pakistan, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Before becoming a geographer, he was a resource economist and an industrial engineer. Majed enjoys swimming, walking, cycling, stretching, books, maps, and trains (not a complete list).
Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections (2017-2018)
Lecturer, Department of GeographyUniversity of London / King's College London
Decolonizing infrastructure: Empire, expertise, and the imaginative geographies of the Colombo Plan, 1950-1973