Azadeh (Alma) Akbari, MSc
Azadeh (Alma) Akbari has started her PhD studies in Human Geography since April 2016. She was graduated from London School of Economics and political sciences with an MSc degree in Gender (Research) in 2011. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Research from Allameh Tabatabaei University in Tehran. For many years she has been a journalist and activist.
Azadeh focuses on analytical study of space through surveillance and their mutual impact on construction of subjects. Her research hopes to demonstrate how global flows are modified to fit the current regimes of space production in Iran.
Formerly Azadeh has been a research assistant in the University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences in two projects:
Rapid Situation Assessment of Female Sex Workers in Tehran in collaboration with the Health Ministry of Iran and
Analysis and Evaluation of Drug Demand Reduction Management in Iran in collaboration with the UNODC. These two projects are both published in the format of books and papers.
- Madani, S., Akbari, A. et al. (2011). Drug management in Iran: A periodical schema. Addiction Research and theory, 19:2, p112-120.