HOMInG interview with Peggy Levitt (Trento, 11 April 2019) Conducted by Paolo Boccagni, Sara Bonfanti and Ilka Vari-Lavoisier "Home is not just the house of the American dream. We found out that home is far more than that. Artists since the second WW have approached home as a network of relationships from the womb of mother to … Leggi tutto HOMInG INTERVIEW # 25: PEGGY LEVITT
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!
On June 3-4, at the University of Trento (Dpt. of Sociology), HOMInG will hold its mid-term symposium: HomING: Displacement, suspension, projections and achievements in making home on the move. See the programme (pdf)!
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”
HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Milena Belloni have been invited to give a presentation at the University of Manchester, in a workshop convened by Tanja Muller, as a part of the activities of the Migration, Refugees and Asylum Research Group. The workshop will take place next May 9 at 4pm. Paolo's and Milena's presentation draws from … Leggi tutto HOMING @ UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER: A WORKSHOP (MAY 9)
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 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
Homing interview #24: Michelle Obeid Interview with Michelle Obeid Conducted by Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia at the University of Manchester, UK "Creating or recreating home is probably the most obvious and complex way of making life ‘normal’, since home seems to be the most ‘normal’ or ‘basic’ thing that humans everywhere need, regardless of what … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #24: MICHELLE OBEID
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”
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”