HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti and Aurora Massa will participate in the 2018 meeting of the European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) in Stockholm. Their presentations will be part of the session  Houses and domestic space in the diaspora: materiality, senses and temporalities in migrants' dwellings, convened by Ester Gallo and Henrike Donner (August 16 at … Leggi tutto HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

Aurora Massa: “Knowledge production, ethical participation and political commitment. Notes from the Annual meeting of Escapes”

Knowledge production, ethical participation and political commitment Notes from the Annual meeting of Escapes by Aurora Massa   At the end of June I attended the conference Ragion di stato, ragioni umanitarie. Genealogie e prospettive del sistema di asilo (Reason of state, reasons of humanitarism. Genealogies and perspectives on the asylum regime) in Milan, where … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: “Knowledge production, ethical participation and political commitment. Notes from the Annual meeting of Escapes”

Paolo Boccagni: “On Imiscoe 2018 – How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place”

Paolo Boccagni: "On Imiscoe 2018 - How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place" I felt quite at home in Barcelona, for three days, in a place I'd never been before - the Ciutadela campus of Pompeu Fabra University. The Annual conference of IMISCOE took place there in early … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “On Imiscoe 2018 – How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place”

Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: ‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’

‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’ By Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia People migrate for several reasons. While some move in the search for safety following experiences of conflict and violence, others move in the search for economic betterment or academic opportunities. Lucho’s migratory experience challenges binary frameworks … Leggi tutto Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: ‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’

New call for positions: Two postdocs in FARE_HOASI, a project on Home and Asylum Seekers in Italy

Within the new HOASI project, funded by the Italian Ministry of Education (under FARE grants), two postdoctoral positions have been opened at the University of Trento. Two researchers will be recruited to work, under the supervision of Paolo Boccagni, on home and asylum seekers in Italy: the housing arrangements and careers of asylum seekers and refugees in the country, in the … Leggi tutto New call for positions: Two postdocs in FARE_HOASI, a project on Home and Asylum Seekers in Italy

HOMING @ ISA WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY – TORONTO, JULY 15-21

Two HOMInG's researchers will be involved in the World Congress of the International Sociological Association, to take place in Toronto next week (https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/). Paolo Boccagni will give two presentations: 'For a Comparative Sociology of Home(s). Tracing Variations in a Universal Need and Practice across Settings, Notions and Emotions' and  'Homing: An Emerging Conceptual Bridge between Migration Studies and … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ISA WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY – TORONTO, JULY 15-21

“Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa

Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison Alejandro Miranda, Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa Keywords: cross-country case studies, sharing ethnography, reflexivity, research methods. Comparing is a resource of insight in our project. It is also a commitment: how do comparing across social groups and field sites can do justice to and emphasise the uniqueness of … Leggi tutto “Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa

Call for papers on Refugee housing pathways and arrangements: extended deadline (July 15)

As a part of the  EMPOWER-SE Working Group 2 Research seminar Tacking the migration and refugee challenge, to take place in Trento next November 22-23, a session has been set up on Refugee housing arrangements and pathways: state of the art, dilemmas, ways ahead. The deadline for abstract submission (migration-empowerse@emes.net) is next July 15. More info on www.empowerse.eu/events/wg2-research-seminar-tackling-the-migration-and-refugee-challenge   See the session abstract … Leggi tutto Call for papers on Refugee housing pathways and arrangements: extended deadline (July 15)