WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti has just published an article in Asian and Pacific Migration Journal on mobility, kinning and aspirations among South Asian-Italian families in Italy.See the abstract below. Where do we go from here? Exploring the future of mixed families between Italy and South AsiaFamily labor migration from South Asia to Europe is often framed … Leggi tutto WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

CFP: MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY (23-24 JUNE – DEADLINE: 29 MARCH)

The MIDEX Research Centre at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) has convened an online two-day symposium on Making Home, Doing Belonging: Mobilities and Immobilities in Experience, Theory and Policy. The Symposium will take "place" on June 23-24. Keynote speakers will include Les Back, Rebecca Joy Novell and HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni. Deadline for abstract submission: March 29 (see the file attached). More info: Home-Belonging@uclan.ac.uk … Leggi tutto CFP: MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY (23-24 JUNE – DEADLINE: 29 MARCH)

FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

Feeling at home across time and place, by HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Compas' Carlos Vargas-Silva, has just been published in Population, Space and Place [open access]. This is the first product out of HOMInG's transnational survey in London, Madrid and Milan (2019). The study was driven by the aim to make sense of migrants' views, emotions and … Leggi tutto FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

HOMING WEBINAR (FEBRUARY 16, 6PM CET): NANDITA SHARMA, “HOME RULE: THE MAKING OF POSTCOLONIAL NATIONAL-NATIVES AND THE HARDENING OF NATIONALISMS”

HOMInG's seminar 49_21 will be with prof. Nandita Sharma (@nsharma101) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The seminar will take (virtually) place next February 16 at 6pm CET. It will be inspired by Nandita's recent book Home Rule (Duke University Press, 2020). See the abstract of Nandita's presentation below. Nandita Sharma examines today’s ever-hardening politics of nationalism in … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (FEBRUARY 16, 6PM CET): NANDITA SHARMA, “HOME RULE: THE MAKING OF POSTCOLONIAL NATIONAL-NATIVES AND THE HARDENING OF NATIONALISMS”

B. ARMANNI: MAPPING THE MEANINGS OF HOME THROUGH ART (HOMING WP 12_2021)

HOMInG Working paper no. 12_2021Mapping the meanings of home through artA large-scale exploratory analysis of art exhibitions on homeBernardo Armanni, Università di Trento - ERC StG HOMInGbernardo.armanni@unitn.it AbstractThis Working Paper contributes to the literature on home with a large-scale explorationof the ways in which home is represented and translated into art. An extended primarydataset (N=846) … Leggi tutto B. ARMANNI: MAPPING THE MEANINGS OF HOME THROUGH ART (HOMING WP 12_2021)

HOMING WEBINAR (HS 48_21, FEBRUARY 11) – FLAVIA CANGIà: Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times

HOMInG Seminar HS 48_21 will be held on next February 11th, at 10am CET.Convenor: Sara Bonfanti (University of Trento, ERC HOMInG)Guest Speaker: Flavia Cangià (University of Fribourg, NCCR LIVES and NCCR –On the Move), author of Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times, Berghahn, 2021. “Liminal Moves is a fascinating exploration of the entanglements … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (HS 48_21, FEBRUARY 11) – FLAVIA CANGIà: Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times

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)