HOMInG seminar no. 10, last October, was with anthropologist Daniel Miller (@DannyAnth). In his speech, Prof. Miller provides an extended and stimulating overview of migrants' home-making through his research findings, across continents, over the last decades. Ethnographic case studies of migration from Trinidad, Jamaica, the Philippines and China are used to stimulate a critical debate … Leggi tutto DANIEL MILLER @ HOMING: MIGRANTS AND HOME DECORATION, OFFLINE AND ONLINE
On November 9-10 HOMInG will host social anthropologist Pnina Werbner, a leading scholar of migration and diasporas. On Thursday November 9 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology, prof. Werbner will give a public seminar on The Illusion of Simultaneity: When Home loses its ‘Homeliness’ (see the abstract below). On the following day, November 10 at 11am, Pnina will … Leggi tutto Two HOMInG seminars with Pnina Werbner (November 9-10)
Homing Interview #7: Daniel Miller Conducted by Sara Bonfanti on 16th Oct. 2017 "If your situation is more fragile, if you have difficulties or lack of stability, then, I believe you need a much more fixed concept of home that provides you with that sense of solidity; and home may represent many things that … Leggi tutto Homing Interview #7: Daniel Miller
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 #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
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