The piece casts an ethnographic portrait of London Southall, as sensed through street phenomenology. Twenty years after Baumann’s (1996) exposé of this mixed social field, dialogic chats and photographic shots concur to depict today’s diversification of an iconic British Asian scene, beating in the tempo of its daily grinds.
HOMInG interview with Hilde Heynen Historian and theorist of Architecture Catholic University of Leuven Interview conducted by Paolo Boccagni in Bruxelles 28 March 2019 "Modernity is about being uprooted and leaving the traditional home, but it also entails looking for a new and better home: the idea of a future Heimat, not the nostalgic heimat of … Leggi tutto HOMInG intervew #27: HILDE HEYNEN
As of July 2019, Dr. Barbara Bertolani, a sociologist, has joined the HOMInG research team. Barbara will mainly work with Indian migrants, both in Europe and in their country of origin. See her short bio below. Barbara Bertolani is a sociologist with a BA in Political Sciences from Bologna University and a PhD in Sociology … Leggi tutto NEW HOMINGER: BARBARA BERTOLANI
HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni is co-convening two sessions at the forthcoming Forum of the International Sociological Association, to take place in Porto Alegre in July 2020. One session, with Cecilia Menjivar (RC31 - RC06), is on Home and Violence in Immigrant Families. Comparing Imaginaries, Subjective Experiences and Social Facts across Receiving Societies.Another session, with Ruben Hernandez-Leon (RC43 - RC31), is on How Does Migration Change the … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ISA 2020 IN PORTO ALEGRE: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (DEADLINE: 30 SEPTEMBER)
HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Sara Bonfanti will bring insights from the project's evolving fieldwork into the annual IMISCOE conference, to take place in Malmo on June 26-28. Paolo, together with Marta Bivand Erdal, has convened a session on Does migration make for better homes?. In the same session, and with the same author, he will give a presentation on Migrant houses in … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ IMISCOE 2019
The mid-term symposium of the ERC-StG funded research project HOMInG – The home-migration nexus was a gathering of international and interdisciplinary scholars at Trento University to discuss the preliminary findings from different contexts all around the world on the topic HomING: displacement, suspension, projections and achievements in making home on the move.
HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti will give a presentation at the forthcoming international "Migration Conference" at the University of Bari [https://www.migrationconference.net]. Her presentation falls within the session on Outside the boundaries of reception. The social trajectories, material conditions and geographic mobility of asylum seekers and beneficiaries outside the Italian system of international protection. The session has been convened by Giuliana Sanò … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ THE MIGRATION CONFERENCE 2019
HOMInG Interview with Ann Varley Professor of Human Geography, UCL (University College London) Conducted by Sara Bonfanti and Alejandro Miranda in Trento on 17 January 2019 "What counts as home varies from place to place: even at the most basic level of the word we use. In Mexico, for example, hogar is probably the closest, but it isn’t … Leggi tutto HOMInG INTERVIEW # 26: ANN VARLEY
HOMInG's Milena Belloni will chair, together with Tanja Muller (University of Manchester), a panel in the European Conference for African Studies (ECAS) in Edinburgh from 11th to 14th June, 2019. The panel (Pol 09- 12th June) investigates political belonging among African diasporas. It is entitled Urban citizenship and mobility between here and there: Understanding political belonging among Africa diasporas. Recent scholarship on African … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ECAS 2019 (European Conference for African Studies, Edinburgh, 11-14 June)
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