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)

HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will participate in the Uppsala conference of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) next June 26-29 (http://www.enhr2018.com). His presentation will be a part of the "Housing and Refugees" Workshop (Session 3, June 28, 11-12.30). The programme of the workshop is available at this link: http://www.enhr2018.com/digitalAssets/689/c_689982-l_1-k_ws-07-housing-and-refugees.pdf See the title and abstract of his presentation below. … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

Antonio Tosi: Rethinking housing as a matter of social welfare (video)

HOMInG's seminar no. 19_18, in Italian, was with Antonio Tosi, a leading expert in housing studies in Italy. In this presentation Tosi discusses the complex interaction between poverty, housing and homelessness. In doing so, he revisits the Italian case in a comparative framework. His rich and detailed analysis is of great interest for housing scholars … Leggi tutto Antonio Tosi: Rethinking housing as a matter of social welfare (video)

A seminar with Deirdre McKay: Home against home – unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora 

HOMInG's seminar 20_18, next Thursday June 21 at 5pm, will be with Deirdre McKay, a geographer from Keele University. Deirdre has a very rich ethnographic research experience within the Filipino diaspora on a global scale. She has published extensively on migration and transnational relationships, kinship, emotion and remittances, among other topics. The practices and dilemmas of homemaking … Leggi tutto A seminar with Deirdre McKay: Home against home – unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora 

Sara Bonfanti: “Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam”

Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam By Sara Bonfanti The Post highlights some epiphanies of doing ethnography in the Dutch capital, searching for patterns of Indo-Pakistani migrations, and finding savoury exceptionalities. Tags: Hindustanis, associations, migration visas, houses of worship, Netherlands.   Pic.1_Amsterdam, channelling touristsApril 2018. I shifted to the NL quite reluctantly, … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: “Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam”