A collective study lab


Post-doctoral Research Fellow at DIST, Polytechnic of Turin

Chiara Iacovone is a critical urban geographer with a background in Architecture. She holds a PhD in Urban and Regional Development, currently she is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST), Politecnico di Torino. Her research activity mostly focuses on housing financialization in the Mediterranean area. During her PhD, she explored professionalization in the accommodation platforms linked to the real estate financial complex in South Europe. Her upcoming research project is called “Housing financialization from the margins” and will investigate the manifold housing financial exploitations in the Mediterranean basin.

Selected publications

Dagkouli-Kyriakoglou, M., Tulumello S., Cocola-Gant A., Iacovone C., Pettas D. (2022). Digital mediated short-term rentals in the (post-) pandemic city. Digital Geography and Society, (3).

Valz Gris, A., Iacovone, C., Safina, A., Pollio, A., & Governa, F. (2022). Il ‘campo’ geografico di un’etnografia sottile. Cinque esperimenti di fieldwork. Rivista Geografica Italiana – Open Access (1)

Iacovone, C., Valz Gris, A., Safina, A., Pollio, A., & Governa, F. (2020). Breaking the distance: Dialogues of care in a time of limited geographies. Dialogues in Human Geography, 10(2), 124-127.