Tariq Jazeel is Professor of Human Geography at University College London (UCL), and founding co-Director of UCL’s Centre for the Study of South Asia and the Indian Ocean World. His research is positioned at the intersection of postcolonial theory, critical geography and South Asian Studies, and his published work has explored the spatial politics of tropical architecture in Sri Lanka, with particular reference to the architects Geoffrey Bawa and Minnette de Silva. Tariq is the author of Postcolonialism (2019), and Sacred Modernity: nature, environment and the postcolonial geographies of Sri Lankan nationhood (2013), and co-editor of Subaltern Geographies (2019, with Stephen Legg) and Spatialiising Politics: culture and geography in postcolonial Sri Lanka.