Maryam Altaf

Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Geography and the Environment

Supervisors: Professor Tim Schwanenand Dr Debbie Hopkins;

Gendered Mobilities and Platform-based Transport Services in Lahore, Pakistan

Academic Profile

Maryam is a second-year DPhil candidate at the Transport Studies Unit. She holds an MSc in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh and an undergraduate degree in Architecture from Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan. Previously, she worked as an architect, visual researcher, and documentarian in Pakistan and the Gulf. Her doctoral research at the TSU focuses on the gendering of opportunities, exclusions, and inequalities that is facilitated by the representation, provision, and experience of different platform-based transport services in Lahore, Pakistan.