Homing Interview #6: Jan Willem Duyvendak Conducted by Alejandro Miranda on 13 September 2017 "Home became important in my scholarly work because in the field that was popping up dominantly and I started to think ‘who is researching emotions’? And emotions in sociology still are somewhat, I would say… it’s developing very quickly but … Leggi tutto Homing Interview #6: Jan Willem Duyvendak
Interior Decoration - Offline and Online: a seminar with Daniel Miller Daniel Miller (UCL) is a very well-known anthropologist of material culture, consumption, domesticity and polymedia. October 16, h. 16.00 Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, via Verdi, 26 - Trento, Sala Professori Speaker: Daniel Miller Discussant: Nicholas Harney Introduction: Paolo Boccagni
Homing Interview #5: Melissa Butcher Conducted by Sara Bonfanti, on Sept. 12th 2017 "From the perspective of social and cultural geography, home is a set of relationships and everyday practices with spatial and temporal dimensions. Participants in my work most often describe it as a space of comfort and security, whether that is a physical home of … Leggi tutto Homing Interview #5: Melissa Butcher
Homing Interview #4 Interview with Stef Jansen (University of Manchester) Conducted by Aurora Massa on 13 September 2017 "As an anthropologist, the way I came to conceptualize home emerged from my ethnographic research amongst displaced persons in the post-Yugoslav states. Nevertheless, the result of that inductive conceptualization of home is very much in line with Ghassan … Leggi tutto Homing Interview #4: Stef Jansen
SPATIAL COMPRESSION AND SPATIAL DISPERSION: THE HOMEMAKING OF ERITREANS AND ETHIOPIANS AFTER THE AUGUST EVICTION IN ROME by Aurora Massa (ERC HOMInG - University of Trento) By looking at homemaking practices, this post revisits the police-forced eviction of a squatted building in central Rome (August 2017). How do people rearrange their domestic and daily activities, … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: HOMEMAKING OF ERITREANS AND ETHIOPIANS AFTER EVICTION IN ROME
The home of HOMInG, which is currently made out of four people (one pi and three postdoc researchers), is about to grow larger. Three new post-docs will be recruited as part of a new call for positions, with deadline on November 2. These post-doctoral positions are full-time and fixed-term - one year, renewable up to … Leggi tutto New call for positions: three postdoctoral fellowships (deadline: November 2)
Within the 5th edition of the International Summer School in Ethnography (University of Trento, Sept. 12), Jan Willem Duyvendak (University of Amsterdam) has given a lecture on the politicization of "home" in the Dutch (and European) public debate, on feeling at home and on the ambivalence of "progressive nativism".
HOMInG meets geographers A session on 'Migration and the search for home' at RGS 2017, London An author-meets-critics session on Migration and the search for home has taken place at RGS 2017 in London on September 1. Here is the youtube video with comments by Paolo Boccagni, Jorgen Carling, Lauren Wagner, Melissa Fernandez, Louise Meijering … Leggi tutto HOMInG meets geographers. A session on ‘Migration and the search for home’ at RGS 2017, London
Parallel to the International Summer School in Ethnography, a "trilogue" on researching home across disciplines will take place on 13 September at 4pm, at the Dpt. of Sociology (HOMInG seminar no. 6/2017). This will involve a sociologist (Jan Willem Duyvendak), a geographer (Melissa Butcher) and an anthropologist (Stef Jansen). All welcome!
An author-meets-critics session on "The home-migration nexus: Theory, research, prospects" will take place at the next Annual international conference of the Royal Geographic Society in London. The session, on Friday 1 September at 9am, will involve Marco Antonsich, Paolo Boccagni, Jorgen Carling, Melissa Fernandez, Louise Meijering and Lauren Wagner. More info: http://conference.rgs.org/AC2017/289