SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)

HOMInG’s Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia and Paolo Boccagni have just published an article on transnational housing and migrants’ desires, imaginaries and practices about home ownership in the country of origin in Migration and Development.  See the abstract below. More info on the underlying research and key findings, and copies of the article, available by contacting the authors! Selling … Leggi tutto SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)

Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas (in “Embodying religion, gender and sexuality”, 2020)

NEW PUBLICATION OUT by HOMINGER Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas This contribution undertakes an ethnographic analysis of the shifting meaning that the dastar (turban), as a gendered body marker, may represent for the Sikh diaspora in countries of resettlement. Drawing from extensive fieldwork in Italy and Britain, this chapter … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas (in “Embodying religion, gender and sexuality”, 2020)

MIRJANA LOZANOVSKA ON “MIGRANT HOUSING. ARCHITECTURE, DWELLING, MIGRATION” (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 42_20,  Prof.  Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin University, Melbourne) gave a special presentation of her recent book Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (Routledge, 2019). Drawing from the author's original theoretical elaboration and from her extended fieldwork experience between urban Australia and rural Macedonia, the presentation makes a powerful case for interdisciplinary research on migrant housing. See the video. https://www.youtube.com/embed/jVdzX0Y_kyA

SARA BONFANTI: “A SUON DI PORTE: TRAIETTORIE ABITATIVE DI UN RICHIEDENTE ASILO PAKISTANO IN ITALIA. UN APPROCCIO BIOGRAFICO” (STUDI EMIGRAZIONE, 2020)

The article considers one life story, emblematic of seeking refuge in Italy today. Shaneer, let’s name him so, is a middle-aged man, fled from Pakistan after forsaking a weapons’ Lord, routed through the Balkans and ended up drifting for years across the peninsula. Combining ethnography with conversation analysis, this piece revisits the accounts rendered by … Leggi tutto SARA BONFANTI: “A SUON DI PORTE: TRAIETTORIE ABITATIVE DI UN RICHIEDENTE ASILO PAKISTANO IN ITALIA. UN APPROCCIO BIOGRAFICO” (STUDI EMIGRAZIONE, 2020)

P. BOCCAGNI, J.W. DUYVENDAK: MAKING HOME (IN “PRAGMATIC INQUIRY – CRITICAL CONCEPT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES”, 2020)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Jan Willem Duyvendak (University of Amsterdam) have recently published a book chapter on Making home within the edited collection Pragmatic inquiry: Critical concepts for social sciences, edited by  J.R. Bowen, N.Dodier, J.W. Duyvendak, A. Hardon, Routledge, 2020. See below the abstract of their chapter, and the presentation of the book.   Making Home By Paolo Boccagni, Jan … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, J.W. DUYVENDAK: MAKING HOME (IN “PRAGMATIC INQUIRY – CRITICAL CONCEPT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES”, 2020)

HOMING WEBINAR (HS47_20): ARIEL HANDEL: BETWEEN HOMING AND RUINATION: MAKING AND UNMAKING HOMES IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES

HOMInG's seminar 47_20, next December 10 at 10am (CET), will be with Ariel Handel (Tel Aviv University). Ariel is the author, among other recent pieces, of What's in a home? Toward a critical theory of housing/dwelling .  See the abstract of his seminar presentation below. All welcome, upon registration (bernardo.armanni@unitn.it) Between Homing And Ruination: Making And Unmaking Homes In The Occupied … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (HS47_20): ARIEL HANDEL: BETWEEN HOMING AND RUINATION: MAKING AND UNMAKING HOMES IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES

HOMING INTERVIEW #49: PEER SMETS

Homing interview with Peer Smets Conducted by Milena Belloni (Amsterdam, November 2019) "Having some common space is great and produces opportunities for interaction, but the idea that interaction will just emerge spontaneously is not correct. Relationships need guidance, and there are so many obstacles and misunderstandings that hinder encountering each other. For instance, when a … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #49: PEER SMETS

HOMING at the MICRA Series: AGEING IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL MIGRATIONS (3 DECEMBER)

HOMInG’s Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia will present his paper “‘Living with the fear of dying without seeing one’s family again: Exploring the Ageing-Home-Migration Nexus” at the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing’s Webinar Series. Date: 3 December, 2-3 PM (GMT) Registration Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvcOuqqDoiHNHgJPK3XqTjtzS4LR3gsw-O Ageing in the context of global migrations MICRA Webinar Series What … Leggi tutto HOMING at the MICRA Series: AGEING IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL MIGRATIONS (3 DECEMBER)

NEW BOOK: THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE – A CONVERSATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni, Luis E. Pérez Murcia and Milena Belloni have recently published Thinking home on the move: a conversation across disciplines (Emerald, 2020). This is the fruit of extended and original conversations between homingers and a number of leading scholars across disciplines, framed by the authors by approaching home "on the move" and "from the margins".The … Leggi tutto NEW BOOK: THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE – A CONVERSATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES

HOMING WEBINAR (HS 46_20, NOVEMBER 23): “TRAVELLING TOWARDS HOME: MOBILITIES AND HOMEMAKING”

HOMInG Webinar On Mon. 23rd Nov. at h 10.30 CET (h 9.30 GMT) Convenor: Sara Bonfanti Guest Speakers: T. Selwyn and S. Hadzimuhamedovic, editor and authors of Travelling Towards Home: Mobilities and Homemaking, Berghahn, 2018. Studies of home and homecoming allow and encourage analysis to move between inner feelings and emotions, on the one hand, … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (HS 46_20, NOVEMBER 23): “TRAVELLING TOWARDS HOME: MOBILITIES AND HOMEMAKING”

HOMING @ “Social dynamics. Inequalities, integration, mobility and migration” (November 16-17)

HOMInG's Stefania Toma will present a co-authored paper, next week, at the international online conference Social dynamics. Inequalities, integration, mobility and migration (16-17 November). The conference is organized by the Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont at the Centre for Social Sciences in Budapest. Stefania's joint presentation with László Fosztó will be on "Going abroad for Making a Home at Home". See the abstract below. Stefánia Toma – … Leggi tutto HOMING @ “Social dynamics. Inequalities, integration, mobility and migration” (November 16-17)

HOMING INTERVIEW #47: OSCAR MOLINA AND BRENDA STEINECKE SOTO

Oscar Molina and Brenda Steinecke Soto [@casademamaicha] have a unique record in film-making on the meanings of home and house among migrants and their dear ones in the countries of origin. Their Mi Casa My Home Trilogy is a groundbreaking exploration of the lived experience of migrant homes, in presence and from a distance. Upon their visit to HOMInG in Trento, autumn … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #47: OSCAR MOLINA AND BRENDA STEINECKE SOTO