‘SOCIABLE OBJECTS’ AND HOME UNDER THE PANDEMIC: A CONVERSATION WITH PAOLO BOCCAGNI

Paolo Boccagni has recently been interviewed by Prisca Arosio (Social Objects / Oggetti Socievoli) as a part of an interview series on home and domestic objects during the covid-19 lockdowns. Starting from the book Thinking Home on the Move and from the article StayHome As a YouTube Performance, Paolo and Prisca engage in a broader conversation on the meanings of … Leggi tutto ‘SOCIABLE OBJECTS’ AND HOME UNDER THE PANDEMIC: A CONVERSATION WITH PAOLO BOCCAGNI

‘EXPOSING THE PRIVATE, ENGAGING IN THE PUBLIC: ASYLUM SEEKERS, INTIMATE PUBLICS AND NORMATIVE PERFORMANCES OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION’ (D. GIUDICI & P. BOCCAGNI, ‘E&P D – SOCIETY & SPACE’, 2022)

Daniela Giudici and Paolo Boccagni have recently published an article on the public/private interplay in the everyday lives of asylum seekers in Italy, stemming from the fieldwork conducted in the HOASI and HOMInG projects. The paper is part of vol. 40, issue 6 of Environment & Planning D - Society and Space. See the abstract below. Giudici, D., & … Leggi tutto ‘EXPOSING THE PRIVATE, ENGAGING IN THE PUBLIC: ASYLUM SEEKERS, INTIMATE PUBLICS AND NORMATIVE PERFORMANCES OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION’ (D. GIUDICI & P. BOCCAGNI, ‘E&P D – SOCIETY & SPACE’, 2022)

HOMING @ THANATIC ETHICS: RESPONSE, REPAIR, TRANSFORMATION (CSSSC – KOLKATA, 13-14 DECEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at the second international conference of the interdisciplinary network Thanatic Ethics - The circulation of bodies in migratory spaces, in Kolkata next week. Paolo's presentation will be on: "Where should it be, and what should it look like? Mapping migrant imaginaries, moralities and aesthetics about their 'final homes'". See the … Leggi tutto HOMING @ THANATIC ETHICS: RESPONSE, REPAIR, TRANSFORMATION (CSSSC – KOLKATA, 13-14 DECEMBER)

CIRCULATING HOME ABROAD: REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEURS IN AN ITALO-PUNJABI SUBURB (SARA BONFANTI, “MERIDIANA”, 2022)

Sara Bonfanti has recently published an article in Meridiana out of her HOMInG fieldwork in Brescia, Italy. The article investigates residential conflict in a Hindustani suburb in Brescia. How could we account - Bonfanti asks - of real estate speculation within an «ethnic» brokerage system, nourished by poor housing policies and micro-scale transnational capitalism? The case study reveals the … Leggi tutto CIRCULATING HOME ABROAD: REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEURS IN AN ITALO-PUNJABI SUBURB (SARA BONFANTI, “MERIDIANA”, 2022)

‘MY SOUL STILL HURTS’: BRINGING DEATH AND FUNERALS INTO THE AGING-MIGRATION-HOME NEXUS (L.E. PEREZ MURCIA, ‘JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES’, 2022)

Former hominger Luis Eduardo Pérez-Murcia has recently published a paper on the experience of home in relation to death and funerals among the members of transnational families. The paper, in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies,draws on the author's HOMInG fieldwork with Peruvian and Ecuadorian people in Spain and in the UK. More info below. … Leggi tutto ‘MY SOUL STILL HURTS’: BRINGING DEATH AND FUNERALS INTO THE AGING-MIGRATION-HOME NEXUS (L.E. PEREZ MURCIA, ‘JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES’, 2022)

HOMING @ CEMIG – UNIVERSITY OF GOTTINGEN (17 NOVEMBER): ‘WHAT DO OBJECTS DO IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE?’

On November 17 at 6.30 Paolo Boccagni will give an invited lecture at the Forum Wissen - Moving Things, at the University of Gottingen. The lecture is on What do objects do in an asylum centre? Unpacking forced (im)mobility, (dis)connectedness, inertia and potential futures through the semi-domesticity of refuge. Paolo will also lead a "Migration Research Lab" at CeMig on Ethnography as … Leggi tutto HOMING @ CEMIG – UNIVERSITY OF GOTTINGEN (17 NOVEMBER): ‘WHAT DO OBJECTS DO IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE?’

HOMING AT ‘STAY HOME: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE HOME’ (COPENHAGEN, 10-11 NOVEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni will participate in the forthcoming symposium on 'STAY HOME: New perspectives on the home' at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen (10-11 November). The meeting is a part of the Danish interdisciplinary research project   STAY HOME: the home during the corona crisis – and after. Paolo's presentation is on How covid-19 has been reshaping home (studies): … Leggi tutto HOMING AT ‘STAY HOME: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE HOME’ (COPENHAGEN, 10-11 NOVEMBER)

ON THE UNHOMELY: CONVERSATIONS AROUND UNCANNY PLACES (TRENTO, 3-4 NOVEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni and Andrea Mubi Brighenti have convened an interdisciplinary workshop on the "unhomely" at the University of Trento (3-4 November). The conversation will involve colleagues such as Henriette Steiner, Irene Sartoretti, Hagar Kotef, Laura Raccanelli, Caterina Nirta and Amina El Halawani. More details below. The unhomely: conversations around uncanny placesA two-day workshop toward a journal special issueUniversity of Trento, Italy, 3-4 November 2022Convened by Paolo Boccagni & Andrea Mubi … Leggi tutto ON THE UNHOMELY: CONVERSATIONS AROUND UNCANNY PLACES (TRENTO, 3-4 NOVEMBER)

HOMING INTERVIEW #62: FABIO DEI

HOMING INTERVIEW #62: FABIO DEI Il fatto di vivere in ambienti domestici popolati da questi oggetti, acquisiti tramite pratiche di consumo, prodotti serialmente con tecnologie che non sono padroneggiate dai consumatori, non significa automaticamente che questi oggetti siano portatori di una alienazione - per evocare un concetto così importante e al tempo stesso così ambiguo … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #62: FABIO DEI

‘CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION’ (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, ‘ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY’, 2022)

'CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION'  (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, 'ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY', 2022) Nicholas Harney (UWO) and Paolo Boccagni have recently published an open-access article in Anthropological Theory.  The article revisits the anthropological debate on home and hospitality by advancing a notion of 'calibrated reciprocity', based on both authors' fieldwork. See the full citation and abstract below. Harney, N. D., & Boccagni, P. … Leggi tutto ‘CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION’ (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, ‘ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY’, 2022)