Professor Ash Amin
Transformations in contemporary society/space relations; urban and regional development; re-imagining the economy; new forms of politics and citizenship; the idea of Europe; race and multiculturalism
Professor Amin is known for his work on the geographies of modern living: cities and regions as relationally constituted; globalisation as everyday process; the economy as cultural entity; race and multiculture as a hybrid of biopolitics and vernacular practices. He has held Fellowships and Visiting Professorships at a number of European Universities. He has been founding co-editor of the Review of International Political Economy, and is currently associate editor of City, and on the advisory board of a number of international journals. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences and the World Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is currently Director of Research in the University of Cambridge Department of Geography, and Chair of the University's Smuts Trust, supporting Commonwealth Studies.
Department of Geography, Cambridge Head of Geography
Aug 2016 -
Department of Geography, Cambridge Professor of Geography
Aug 2011 - Aug 2016
University of Durham Professor of Geography and Executive Director, Institute of Advanced Study
Aug 1994 - Jul 2011
Newcastle University Research Fellow and Research Associate, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies; Lecturer and Professor, Department of Geography
Aug 1982 - Jul 1994
Professor Robert Foley
Human evolution: the evolutionary ecology of extinct hominins; the evolution of human behaviour and culture; prehistory and archaeology of early human populations; evolutionary theory in archaeology and anthropology.