INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN ETHNOGRAPHY: TEN DAYS LEFT!

Applications are welcome until May 31 for the 2019 edition of the International Summer School in Ethnography. The school is convened by Paolo Boccagni, Andrea Brighenti and Ester Gallo at the Department of Sociology, University of Trento. The 2019 edition will take place on September 9-13. Keynote speakers will include Gordon Matthews (Chinese University of … Leggi tutto INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN ETHNOGRAPHY: TEN DAYS LEFT!

PIERRETTE HONDAGNEU-SOTELO ON “MIGRATION AND THE SEARCH FOR HOME”

Prof. Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo has written a review of Migration and the search for home that has been published in Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, 3/2018: 619-620.   We live in the age of global migration, and it is now impossible to escape this social fact.  International migration goes together with globalization and it has become extremely diverse, fanning out not only from … Leggi tutto PIERRETTE HONDAGNEU-SOTELO ON “MIGRATION AND THE SEARCH FOR HOME”

Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking among Eritrean refugees in Europe (Video)

On HOMInG seminar 30_2019, last March, Aurora Massa  discusses the significance of the religious domain in her ethnography among refugees from the Horn of Africa in Italy, Sweden and the UK. Her presentation focuses on icons, devotional gatherings and worship places related to the Orthodox Christianity, a field that is still understudied in relation to Eritrean mobility and homemaking. … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking among Eritrean refugees in Europe (Video)

Call for applications: interviewers

Call for applications The HOMInG project is recruiting interviewers for its upcoming survey. What? Collecting data from immigrants with an interactive questionnaire. Where? In selected neighbourhoods of London. When? July 2019. Essential requirements: - Background in social sciences - Fluency in English Optional qualifications: - Prior experience in data collection - Prior fieldwork experience in … Leggi tutto Call for applications: interviewers

Paolo Boccagni: “Homing and ethnographic revisits: a few notes back from Pasaje, Ecuador”

Homing and ethnographic revisits: a few notes back from Pasaje, Ecuador by Paolo Boccagni   I was back to Pasaje (El Oro, Southern Ecuador) last February. This was only a brief ethnographic "revisit" (Burawoy, 2003) of the place where I had done the bulk of my PhD fieldwork between 2006 and 2009. Being there again after … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “Homing and ethnographic revisits: a few notes back from Pasaje, Ecuador”

Aurora Massa and Milena Belloni: “What is your address? Exploring the gap between legal residence, social rights and informal housing in Rome”

Residency does not only entail the enrolment at the local registry office. It also refers to the concrete space “where a person has his or her habitual dwelling”, as stated by the article 43 of the Italian Civil code. While this definition suggests that all dwellings can be the site of legal residency, in reality, … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa and Milena Belloni: “What is your address? Exploring the gap between legal residence, social rights and informal housing in Rome”