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Institute of Advanced Study

Ash Amin Elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy

(20 July 2007)

We are delighted to announce that Professor Ash Amin, Executive Director of the Institute of Advanced Study, is now a Fellow of the British Academy.

Ash Amin has (co) authored or (co) edited 13 books and (co) written nearly 100 journal articles and book chapters. His research over the last twenty five years has focused on varying aspects of the spatiality of contemporary economic, political and cultural change. This has included research on local economic development in Europe, the geography of Post-Fordism and globalisation, the spaces of organisational learning and innovation, the changing nature of urban life, the politics of multi-cultural societies, and the future potential of the ‘solidarity’ or social economy. He is currently completing a book on Left theory and practice and an edited book on community, creativity and the knowledge economy (OUP), along with research projects on the ethnography of the social economy in Britain, and the changing terms of ethnic and racial judgement in multicultural societies.

The admissions ceremony into the Fellowship will be held on 25th September 2007