HOMInG @ HRF 2017

At the London annual conference of the Home Renaissance Foundation - A Home: a Place of Growth, Care and Wellbeing - Paolo Boccagni will present a paper on Saving home from the pitfalls of the home, through homing: Towards a “positive deconstruction” of the social meanings, functions and moralities of home (London, the Royal Society … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ HRF 2017

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Two HOMInG seminars with Pnina Werbner (November 9-10)

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)

RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: FINAL PROGRAMME

International Workshop on RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: QUESTIONS, METHODS, PROSPECTS An International workshop within the ERC HOMInG project 5-6 June, 2017 Department of Sociology and Social Research via Verdi 26, Trento Definitive program (pdf) Online registration open until June 6: http://webmagazine.unitn.it/evento/sociologia/21185/erc-homing-project Photo: "Sleeping area for refugees and refugees' clothes is drying of on the rope in the temporary … Leggi tutto RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: FINAL PROGRAMME

Irene Cieraad: Anthropological perspectives of home (VIDEO)

Irene Cieraad, a well-know anthropologist of domestic space and material culture based at TU Delft, gave the third HOMInG seminar of 2017. Her talk traces anthropological approaches on the study of domestic environments, as well as the historical development of home in Western culture. In examining multiple conceptualisations of home, Cieraad foregrounds the significance of … Leggi tutto Irene Cieraad: Anthropological perspectives of home (VIDEO)

“I feel at home here”: a seminar with Adriano Cancellieri

The second 2017 seminar of HOMInG, with Dr. Adriano Cancellieri (IUAV, Venice), will provide an original account on the construction of people's sense of home. The seminar, in Italian, will take place at the Dpt. of Sociology in Trento next March 21 at 11am.  Giuseppe Sciortino and Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento) will be the main discussants. See … Leggi tutto “I feel at home here”: a seminar with Adriano Cancellieri

Loretta Baldassar on Visits Home as kinning – and beyond (video)

Loretta Baldassar on Visits Home as kinning - and beyond The first 2017 seminar of HOMInG has been with Loretta Baldassar (UWA) on visits home - her long-standing topic of research, related to several cohorts of Italian migrants in Australia. Issues of care, distance, polymedia, co-presence and home are also touched upon. Theoretically, Loretta argues … Leggi tutto Loretta Baldassar on Visits Home as kinning – and beyond (video)