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
HOMInG's PI Paolo Boccagni has co-convened two sessions at the ISA World Congress of Sociology (Toronto, 15-21 July 2018): one, with Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (RC31), on Migrant home-making in the era of fortified borders: Reproducing the past, resisting the present, redefining the future?; another, with Margarethe Kusenbach (RC43), on Researching home: Choices, challenges, opportunities. Abstract submission online, up to September 30: http://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/call-for-abstracts/
HOMInG seminar no. 5/17 with Nando Sigona (University of Birmingham), July 3, Dipartimento di Sociologia. "The camp as a social and political space" This paper engages with current debates on the sociology of camps and camp-like institutions in contemporary society. Drawing on ethnographic material collected in Italy in ‘nomad camps’ where forcibly displaced Roma from … Leggi tutto Nando Sigona: “The camp as a social and political space” (video)
Migration and search for home: a symposium Rotterdam, IMISCOE Annual Conference 2017. June 29, 2017. Participants: Paolo Boccagni, Marco Martiniello, Marta Bivand, Maja Frykman, Alistair Hunter, Dirk Geldof, Godfried Engbersen. The Home-Migration Nexus was extensively discussed at a symposium at the IMISCOE annual conference, based on P. Boccagni's book Migration and the search for home.
Homing interview #3 Interview with Cathrine Brun (Oxford Brookes University) Conducted by Aurora Massa, Sara Bonfanti and Alejandro Miranda on 12 July 2017. "I am a geographer and what I do is trying to understand how the relationship between people and place changes through movement". Cathrine Brun (Oxford Brookes University). Photo credit: Therese Lee Støver. More … Leggi tutto Homing Interview #3: Cathrine Brun