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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HOMInG meets geographers. A session on ‘Migration and the search for home’ at RGS 2017, London

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

HOMInG @ RGS 2017

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

Migration and search for home: a symposium (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 @ SIEF 2017 – Ways of Dwelling

Two HOMInG researchers will participate, next week, in the 2017 conference of SIEF (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore) on Ways of Dwelling: Crisis, Craft, Creativity (Gottingen, March 27-30). Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation on Homing in migrants' everyday lives - a conceptual framework (session Home04- Makeshift homing, March 29 at 8.30am). Sara Bonfanti … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ SIEF 2017 – Ways of Dwelling

HOMInG @ ESCAPES 2017

A session on the home-making potential of reception and housing initiatives for asylum seekers in Italy will be part of the 4th Annual conference of ESCAPES, an Italian research network on forced migration. The conference will take place in Parma next June 8-9. The session Dall'accoglienza al fare casa is convened, in Italian, by Cristina … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ESCAPES 2017

#NewBook Migration and the Search for Home

Migration and the Search for Home Mapping Domestic Space in Migrants’ Everyday Lives Authors: Boccagni, Paolo Home is usually perceived as what placidly lies in the background of everyday life. Migrants’ experience tells a different story. What happens to home, once someone moves far away from its “natural” bases and searches for new ones under … Leggi tutto #NewBook Migration and the Search for Home