Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto: “Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy”

Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy by Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto “Cuántas casas ya están terminadas y no están habitadas. No regresan. No están disfrutando su casa. Así que son promesas. Del regreso.” “So many houses are already finished and not inhabited. They don't come back. They're not enjoying their … Leggi tutto Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto: “Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy”

Paolo Boccagni: #StayHome, forced domesticity, the kids playing in my condominium garden, and some unsettling parallels between insiders and outsiders

Paolo Boccagni: #StayHome, forced domesticity, the kids playing in my condominium garden, and some unsettling parallels between insiders and outsiders 1. When the #StayHome appeals started to gain grounds in the past few weeks, they still had something of a romantic tone. More home, that is, more time for oneself, for one's private life, for … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: #StayHome, forced domesticity, the kids playing in my condominium garden, and some unsettling parallels between insiders and outsiders

NEW HOMINGERS: BERNARDO ARMANNI, STEFANIA YAPO, STEFANIA TOMA

As of March 2020, the research team of HOMInG includes three more colleagues, all of them recruited as research assistants: Bernardo Armanni, Stefania Yapo and Stefania Toma. See their short bios below. Bernardo Armanni Bernardo Armanni is a graduate cultural sociologist, who joined HOMInG as a research assistant in February 2020. In March 2019 he … Leggi tutto NEW HOMINGERS: BERNARDO ARMANNI, STEFANIA YAPO, STEFANIA TOMA

NEW PUBLICATION: COLLECTIVE THINKING IN THE FIELD: DISTRIBUTED COGNITION IN LARGE-SCALE QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

A reflexive methodological article on HOMInG's research, co-authored by the HOMInG research team, has just been published in Espace et Societé, 3/2019 (no. 178, pp. 103-120). The paper is part of a Special Issue on "Multi-sited approaches", edited by Virginie Baby-Collin and Geneviève Cortes. See below the title and abstract of HOMInG's collective piece. The paper is available … Leggi tutto NEW PUBLICATION: COLLECTIVE THINKING IN THE FIELD: DISTRIBUTED COGNITION IN LARGE-SCALE QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, SO MANY HOUSES, AS MANY HOMES? TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING, MIGRATION, AND DEVELOPMENT

Paolo Boccagni's new piece on the significance of transnational housing and "remittance houses", within research and practice on migration and development, has just been published in the Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, edited by Tanja Bastia and Ronald Skeldon (2020). Paolo Boccagni (2020), So many houses, as many homes? Transnational housing, migration, and development. In T. Bastia and … Leggi tutto NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, SO MANY HOUSES, AS MANY HOMES? TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING, MIGRATION, AND DEVELOPMENT

NEW CFA: INTERVIEWERS FOR HOMING’S LAST ROUND OF FIELDWORK IN LONDON (DEADLINE: MARCH 31)

HOMInG is recruiting interviewers for its upcoming survey on second-generation migrants with an Indian background in London. Submissions, including CV and cover letter, are welcome to homing@unitn.it until March 31.  Call for applications The HOMInG project is recruiting interviewers for its upcoming survey. What? Collecting data from immigrants with an interactive questionnaire. Where? In selected neighbourhoods of London. When? … Leggi tutto NEW CFA: INTERVIEWERS FOR HOMING’S LAST ROUND OF FIELDWORK IN LONDON (DEADLINE: MARCH 31)

CFP “MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING”: EXTENDED DEADLINE (MARCH 25)

The Research Centre for Migration, Diaspora and Exile (MIDEX), based at the University of Central Lancashire, in collaboration with HOMInG, will host the symposium Making Home, Doing Belonging: Mobilities and Immobilities in Experience, Theory and Policy. The symposium will be held on Monday 15th June 2020 at UCLan, Preston. Abstracts not exceeding 300 words, including full title and contact details, should … Leggi tutto CFP “MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING”: EXTENDED DEADLINE (MARCH 25)

NEW SEMINAR: MILENA BELLONI, “AN IMPOSSIBLE ALLIANCE ON HOUSING?” (FEBRUARY 20, 4PM)

HOMInG's seminar 39_20 will be with Milena Belloni, who will present the preliminary findings of her fieldwork on the housing arrangements of undocumented migrants and refugees in Amsterdam. See the abstract below. The seminar will take place at the Dpt. of Sociology on Thursday, February 20, at 4pm. All welcome!  Milena Belloni (Università di Trento) An impossible alliance on housing? Squatters, … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR: MILENA BELLONI, “AN IMPOSSIBLE ALLIANCE ON HOUSING?” (FEBRUARY 20, 4PM)

Daniela Giudici: “Notes from IMISCOE 2020 Spring Conference”

Notes from IMISCOE 2020 Spring Conference by Daniela Giudici IMISCOE Spring Conference 2020 took place at the Geographic and Spatial Planning Institute (IGOT) in Lisbon (6-7 February). As some researchers remarked during the opening ceremony, the sun shined over the conference and a genuine “spring” temperature made Lisbon a very pleasant place where to escape … Leggi tutto Daniela Giudici: “Notes from IMISCOE 2020 Spring Conference”

CFP:  “MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY” (UCLAN, JUNE 15th; DEADLINE, FEBRUARY 26th)  

The Research Centre for Migration, Diaspora and Exile (MIDEX), based at the University of Central Lancashire, in collaboration with HOMInG, will host the symposium Making Home, Doing Belonging: Mobilities and Immobilities in Experience, Theory and Policy. The symposium will be held on Monday 15th June 2020 at UCLan, Preston. Abstracts not exceeding 300 words, including … Leggi tutto CFP:  “MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY” (UCLAN, JUNE 15th; DEADLINE, FEBRUARY 26th)  

HOMInG @ HOUSING AND MIGRATION IN UNCERTAIN TIMES – IMISCOE SPRING CONFERENCE, LISBON

Several researchers from HOMInG and HOASI will participate in the Imiscoe Spring conference to take place at IGOT, University of Lisbon, on February 6-7. In particular, Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation on “... as if it is your home”: Homemaking and the negotiation of care, privacy and control in an asylum reception facility in … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ HOUSING AND MIGRATION IN UNCERTAIN TIMES – IMISCOE SPRING CONFERENCE, LISBON

The social importance of squatting: Milena Belloni’s intervention at Amsterdam City Council

Based on 9 months HOMInG research in Amsterdam, Milena Belloni addresses the commission of the municipality over the mayor's proposal to restrict squatting. As she argues, squatting can provide cheap and creative solutions for the unsolved housing problem of the many undocumented migrants living in the city. Here is the text of the speech. 30th … Leggi tutto The social importance of squatting: Milena Belloni’s intervention at Amsterdam City Council