Hydropolitics of the Indus Waters Treaty: Baglihar and Beyond


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Dec 12, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Mr. Majed Akhtar

FCC Lahore

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Mr. Majed Akhtar is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Geography at the University of Arizona, USA. He has been teaching History, Political Economy of Punjab and Pakistan Studies at Beaconhouse National University. At the University of Arizona, Mr. Akhtar has been teaching courses on Political Geography (Fall 2011), Population Geography (Summer 2011) and Geopolitics of South Asia (Spring 2011). Mr. Akhtar has conducted research on Optimization of Dual Conjunctive Water Supply and Reuse Systems as Graduate Research Associate at the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, University of Arizona (2009-2010). He has also contributed conference papers on Understanding the Contradictions of the Indus Water Treaty of 1960 (October 2011), The Engineer as Law: Water and Expertise in Pakistan (May 2011), States and Rivers: A historical – geographical analysis of the Indus waterscape (April 2010) and Hydraulic infrastructure of the Indus waterscape: A historical – geographical perspective (March 2010).