HOMInG @ MALMO – MIM CONFERENCE ON REFUGEES, BORDERS AND MEMBERSHIP

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Aurora Massa will participate in an international conference convened by MIM at Malmo University next October 24-26. This is a large international conference on Refugees, Borders and Membership.  Paolo Boccagni will contribute to a workshop on Shelter, Housing, Home – Governance and Everyday Encounters Among Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Other Displaced Groups in Europe, convened … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ MALMO – MIM CONFERENCE ON REFUGEES, BORDERS AND MEMBERSHIP

Deirdre McKay: Home against home – Unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora (video)

On HOMInG seminar 20_18, last June, Deirdre McKay (Keele University) gave an in-depth and fascinating account of her extended ethnography of Filipino families and of their transnational practices. At the core of her presentation lies the complex function and impact of balikbayan, the boxes of used goods migrants send back to the Philippines. As McKay explains, "Setting the demands of one home against … Leggi tutto Deirdre McKay: Home against home – Unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora (video)

Paolo Boccagni: “Ethnic” restaurants and the reproduction of home in the public, or from afar: fieldnotes from Madrid

"Ethnic" restaurants and the reproduction of home in the public, or from afar: fieldnotes from Madrid by Paolo Boccagni Talking about home and studying homemaking, in people's everyday life, may be a matter of very mundane and unexotic topics. One of them is certainly food. There is much true, and little new, in the idea that "ethnic" … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “Ethnic” restaurants and the reproduction of home in the public, or from afar: fieldnotes from Madrid

New seminar – A.M. Brighenti: Urban thresholds and modes of domestication

HOMInG seminar no. 22_18 will be with Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento) next October 10 at 11am, Dpt. of Sociology, Trento. See the abstract below. All welcome! A.M. Brighenti (University of Trento)   Urban thresholds and modes of domestication In this lecture, I propose to explore urban space through the notion of threshold. The latter … Leggi tutto New seminar – A.M. Brighenti: Urban thresholds and modes of domestication

HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 4_2018: PNINA WERBNER – MIGRATION AND THE SACRALISATION OF NEW HOMES

PNINA WERBNER - MIGRATION AND THE SACRALISATION OF NEW HOMES As transnational migrants settle in a new country, they transplant and naturalize cultural objects, performances and categories, not simply because this is their tradition or culture, but because as active agents they have a stake in particular aspects of their culture. ‘Culture’ as a medium of social interaction confers … Leggi tutto HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 4_2018: PNINA WERBNER – MIGRATION AND THE SACRALISATION OF NEW HOMES

S. Bonfanti & A. Miranda: “Searching for whose homes? The riddles of ethnographic comparison” (VIDEO)

Searching for whose homes? A presentation on the riddles of ethnographic comparison (video) Last June, HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti and Alejandro Miranda presented a paper (co-authored with Aurora Massa) at the "Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa" conference at the University of Bergamo. This was a methodological reflection on the comparative potential of their evolving HOMInG fieldwork. The … Leggi tutto S. Bonfanti & A. Miranda: “Searching for whose homes? The riddles of ethnographic comparison” (VIDEO)

A SEMINAR WITH GHASSAN HAGE: THE PRODUCTION OF HOMELINESS – INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE LOGIC OF GENERALIZED DOMESTICATION

HOMInG's seminar 21_18, next September 11 at 6pm, will be with prof. Ghassan Hage (University of Melbourne). The seminar will be on The production of homeliness. See more details below. All welcome @UniTrento Dpt of Sociology, 3rd Floor, 6pm. The production of homeliness: inside and outside the logic of generalized domestication Ghassan Hage (University of Melbourne) Generalised Domestication, as I … Leggi tutto A SEMINAR WITH GHASSAN HAGE: THE PRODUCTION OF HOMELINESS – INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE LOGIC OF GENERALIZED DOMESTICATION