ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO: “HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE” (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 32_19, Alejandro Miranda Nieto gave a presentation on Home as infrastructure, process and practice. Alejandro shows how material infrastructures shape migrants' experience of home in a number of ways, illuminated by an ethnographic engagement with(in) their dwellings. Alejandro Miranda-Nieto: Home as infrastructure, process and practice Unremarkable as they may appear, the technological assemblages that facilitate … Leggi tutto ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO: “HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE” (VIDEO)

On accumulated homelessness in refugees’ lives: HOMInG @ «Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement» (6-7th November, Amsterdam)

HOMInG’s Milena Belloni and Aurora Massa will present their paper «Accumulated homelessness: Analysing protracted displacement along Eritreans’ trajectories» at the workshop Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement organised by Lea Müller-Funk (Department of Sociology), Natalie Welfens (Department of Political Science), Saskia Bonjour (Department of Political Science) at the Amsterdam Centre … Leggi tutto On accumulated homelessness in refugees’ lives: HOMInG @ «Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement» (6-7th November, Amsterdam)

NEW ARTICLE: WHIFFS OF HOME – Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities (BY BONFANTI, MASSA, MIRANDA)

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa and Alejandro Miranda have just published Whiffs of home. Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities. This three-authored original piece is part of a Special Issue of Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa on "Comparing what? Conceptualizing comparison in ethnographic research" (edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Nicholas DeMaria Harney). … Leggi tutto NEW ARTICLE: WHIFFS OF HOME – Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities (BY BONFANTI, MASSA, MIRANDA)

NEW CALL FOR POSITIONS: TWO RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (DEADLINE: OCTOBER 28)

HOMInG has recently opened two positions, one year each, for research assistants at a post-graduate level. The selected candidates will collaborate with the PI, Paolo Boccagni, on tasks such as conducting and transcribing interviews, coding data, organizing key events. Candidates should be fluent in English and Italian, with fluency in Spanish as an additional value. HOMInG's … Leggi tutto NEW CALL FOR POSITIONS: TWO RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (DEADLINE: OCTOBER 28)

DAVID FITZGERALD @ HOMING: REFUGE BEYOND REACH

On HOMInG's seminar 36/19, David Fitzgerald (@FitzGeraldUCSD  - University of California, San Diego) gave a presentation out of his new book, Refuge beyond reach: How rich democracies repel asylum seekers, OUP, 2019. See the abstract below. David Fitzgerald (University of California, San Diego) Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers The core of the asylum regime is … Leggi tutto DAVID FITZGERALD @ HOMING: REFUGE BEYOND REACH

“TRANSNATIONAL RETURN AND SOCIAL CHANGE”: BOOK PRESENTATION WITH REMUS ANGHEL

HOMInG's seminar 38/19, on October 17 at 3pm (Dpt. of Sociology), will be with sociologist Remus Gabriel Anghel (University of Cluj-Napoca). Remus will present the book Transnational Return and social change: Hierarchies, identities and ideas (Anthem, 2019 - coedited with Margit Fauser and Paolo Boccagni). All welcome to the presentation! More info: http://www.anthempress.com/transnational-return-and-social-change-hb

“MI CASA – MY HOME”: SEMINAR ON “THE HOUSES OF THE ABSENT ONES” WITH OSCAR MOLINA AND BRENDA STEINECKE SOTO

HOMInG's seminar 37/19, on October 15 at 5pm (Dpt. of Sociology), will be with Colombian film-makers Oscar Molina and Brenda Steinecke Soto. Oscar and Brenda are the authors of a pioneering filming work on migrant "remittance houses": Mi casa - My home (https://micasamyhomefilm.weebly.com). All welcome to this public event, which will be part of a two-day intensive workshop on home, … Leggi tutto “MI CASA – MY HOME”: SEMINAR ON “THE HOUSES OF THE ABSENT ONES” WITH OSCAR MOLINA AND BRENDA STEINECKE SOTO

NEW SEMINAR WITH DAVID FITZGERALD: REFUGE BEYOND REACH – HOW RICH DEMOCRACIES REPEL ASYLUM SEEKERS

HOMInG's seminar 36_19, on October 14 at 3pm, will be with prof. David Fitzgerald (UC San Diego). David will present his new book, Refuge beyond reach: How rich democracies repel asylum seekers.  All welcome (Dpt. of Sociology, first floor)! See the abstract below. David Fitzgerald (University of California, San Diego) Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR WITH DAVID FITZGERALD: REFUGE BEYOND REACH – HOW RICH DEMOCRACIES REPEL ASYLUM SEEKERS