Professor Ash Amin is 1931 Chair in Geography and Fellow of Christ’s College at the University of Cambridge. He 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. Professor Amin has held Fellowships and Visiting Professorships at a number of European universities, and holds an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, Academy of Social Sciences, and World Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was Foreign Secretary and Vice President of the British Academy from 2015-19. He was awarded a CBE for his services to Social Science in 2014.