Andrea Pollio

Assegnista di Ricerca
Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST)



Andrea Pollio is Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow jointly at the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town, and at the department of Urban and Regional Studies (DIST) at the Polytechnic of Turin. His research interests are situated at the intersection of Science and Technology Studies (STS), urban studies and development economics. His published works mostly address the interface between technology, development and urbanization in Africa. Andrea's current book project charts the landing of private Chinese technology capital in Nairobi's Silicon Savannah.


  • African Infrastructure Futures Conference (21/11/2022-23/2/2023), Program committee

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Ricercatore, presso University of Cape Town (4/1/2021-31/12/2021)



Bachelor of Science

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