HOMING INTERVIEW #10: NANCY FONER

Homing Interview #10: Nancy Foner Conducted by Paolo Boccagni and Sara Bonfanti, on 9th May 2018 in Trento. “In truth, migrants often have romanticized views of home. These views may provide comfort in the migrant setting when they, like Jamaicans in London and New York, experience disappointments and prejudice and discrimination.  But if they do actually return, they face a home … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #10: NANCY FONER

HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION

HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION HOMInG WP 3_2018 - Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Alejandro Miranda Setting the table, having a seat. A reflection on positionalities while searching for home and migration  It is widely recognised in contemporary social scholarship … Leggi tutto HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION

New seminar: Antonio Tosi, “Rethinking housing as a matter of social welfare” (in Italian)

HOMInG seminar 19_18 (in Italian) will take place next May 23 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology. The invited speaker is Antonio Tosi (Politecnico di Milano), a very well-known sociologist of housing. His discussants will be Teresio Poggio and Paolo Boccagni. Tosi's presentation will be related to his recent book Le case dei poveri: E' ancora possibile … Leggi tutto New seminar: Antonio Tosi, “Rethinking housing as a matter of social welfare” (in Italian)

Migration and the search for home: a sociological conversation with C. Barwick, B. Bilecen, P. Mepschen and P. Statham

Within the CES annual meeting in Chicago, last March 29, an Author-meets-critics session on Migration and the search for home took place, involving Paul Mepschen, Christine Barwick, Basak Bilecen and Paul Statham, as well as Paolo Boccagni. All of these discussants spend some nice words on the book and on the view of "homing" which informs it. … Leggi tutto Migration and the search for home: a sociological conversation with C. Barwick, B. Bilecen, P. Mepschen and P. Statham

Summer School in Ethnography 2018: Extended deadline (May 25)

The application deadline for the 2018 Summer school in Ethnography has been postponed to May 25. The Sixth edition of the International Summer School in Ethnography will take place @UniTrento next September 10-14. This edition is convened by Paolo Boccagni and Ester Gallo (Dpt. of Sociology, University of Trento). Guest speakers will include Henrike Donner (Goldsmith, University … Leggi tutto Summer School in Ethnography 2018: Extended deadline (May 25)

A SEMINAR WITH NANCY FONER: “FEELING AT HOME – NATIONAL IDENTITY AND THE SECOND GENERATION IN THE US AND WESTERN EUROPE”

HS 18_18 will be with Nancy Foner, an outstanding migration scholar and a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York. The seminar will take place at the Dpt. of Sociology, UniTrento, next Tuesday, May 8 at 4pm. See abstract below. All welcome! Drawing on an analysis of immigrant and second generation integration in the United States, … Leggi tutto A SEMINAR WITH NANCY FONER: “FEELING AT HOME – NATIONAL IDENTITY AND THE SECOND GENERATION IN THE US AND WESTERN EUROPE”

Home and everyday domopolitics: A. Miranda, F. Wekker, P. Boccagni and J.W. Duyvendak 

Last March 29 the Annual meeting of Europeanists (CES) in Chicago hosted a session on Domopolitics, and beyond: on the political mobilization of ‘home’ in Europe and North America. The session involved HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Alejandro Miranda, as well as Jan Willem Duyvendak and Fenneke Wekker (both from the University of Amsterdam).  Based on original theoretical and empirical contributions, the session interrogated … Leggi tutto Home and everyday domopolitics: A. Miranda, F. Wekker, P. Boccagni and J.W. Duyvendak 

Olivia Sheringham and Janetka Platun: The globe as home? Urban dwelling, collaboration and the rolling story of Globe

Last year the British Prime Minster famously said ‘ If you believe you’re a citizen of the world, you’re a citizen of nowhere’. Why is it so easy to discard what connects us all? What can be created from the rejected fragments? During a workshop these ideas were explored and discussed. Staff and students drew … Leggi tutto Olivia Sheringham and Janetka Platun: The globe as home? Urban dwelling, collaboration and the rolling story of Globe

LUIS EDUARDO PEREZ MURCIA: “‘Looking at the Invisible’: The Painful Memories of Losing Home amongst Internally Displaced People in Colombia”

LUIS EDUARDO PEREZ MURCIA:  ‘Looking at the Invisible’: The Painful Memories of Losing Home amongst Internally Displaced People in Colombia  Within HOMInG's seminar 15_18, last February, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia gave a presentation on the loss and memories of home among the internally displaced in Colombia. His presentation explores the temporal and spatial dimensions of the relationship between conflict, displacement … Leggi tutto LUIS EDUARDO PEREZ MURCIA: “‘Looking at the Invisible’: The Painful Memories of Losing Home amongst Internally Displaced People in Colombia”