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Dr. Muhammad Makki
Assistant Professor
Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
CIPS National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) H12, NUST
Tel : +92-51-90856799, +92-333-0528741

Social identity-based conflicts, radicalization, social movement, extractive industry and conflict, qualitative methodology.

PhD from The University of Queensland, Australia  MSc in Energy Management from The University of Nordland Norway.

Dr Makki is currently serving as an assistant professor at the Centre for International Peace & Stability (CIPS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). His main area of research concerns Sociology of peace, war, and social conflict, social identity, radicalization, social movement, and extractive industry and conflict .

  • Makki, M., & van Vuuren, K. (2016). Place, identity and stigma: blocks and the ‘blockies’ of Tara, Queensland, Australia. GeoJournal, 1-15.
  • Makki, M., Ali, S. H., & van Vuuren, K. (2015). ‘Religious identity and coal development in Pakistan’: Ecology, land rights and the politics of exclusion. The Extractive Industries and Society, 2(2), 276-286.
  • Makki, M. (2014, April 22), “Picture This, Imagine That: The Land, Coal Seam Gas and Coexistence’, Evacuation Grounds, April, 2014).
  • Makki, M. (2014, May 2). “Pakistan’s Coal Quandary: Energy, the Environment and Hindu-Muslim Harmony.” National Geographic Newswatch.
  • Makki, M. (2013, November, 10). Fieldwork in Conflict Zone: Coal seam gas development in the Western Downs, Queensland. Centre for Communication and Social Change, Newsletter, The University of Queensland.
  • Makki, M. (2012). “Australia’s LNG Trade Potential: A First Look at Coal Seam LNG”, IAGS Journal of Energy Security, August 2012.
  • Makki, M. (2012). “China’s Quest for Arctic Access and Resources”, IAGS Journal of Energy Security, April, 2012.
  • Makki, M. (2012). “Evaluating Arctic Dialogue: A Case Study of Stakeholder Relations for Sustainable Oil and Gas Development”, Journal of Sustainable Development, 5(3), 34-45.