Dr Giulia Torino
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Urban and Cultural Geography
Giulia is an interdisciplinary scholar and educator, with a professional background in architecture, urban planning, and human geography. Prior to joining King’s, she was a Junior Research Fellow in Urban Geography at the University of Cambridge (2021–23). Her research has received grants and awards by the British Academy, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Santander Fund, Kettle’s Yard, and the Society of Latin American Studies, among others.
Giulia has over 10 years of experience working as researcher, consultant, and urbanist for international, national, and grassroots organisations in North America, South America, and Europe, with a focus on social and spatial justice in urban presents and futures.
- Cities and urbanisation
- Borders and migration
- Place-making and displacement
- Racial geographies
- Social and spatial justice
- Digital justice and urban infrastructures
- Coloniality and decoloniality
Giulia's research is located at the intersection of urban, social, and cultural processes, with a focus on the geographies of difference, movement, resistance, and everyday place-making, particularly in Latin America and the Mediterranean region.
- 4SSG1014 Geographical Foundations
- 4SSG1016 Geography in Action
- 4SSG1008 Fieldtrip
- 5SSG2063 BA Geography Research Tutorials
- 6SSG3076/7SSGN212 Critical Geopolitics