NEW SEMINAR – From migration and refugee studies to homing… and beyond: Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia, Milena Belloni

The second seminar of HOMInG in 2018 (HS 15_18) will take place next February 26 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology. It will be based on three presentations by new HOMInG researchers Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia and Milena Belloni. See below for more details. As usual, All welcome! HS 15_18: From migration and refugee studies to … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR – From migration and refugee studies to homing… and beyond: Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia, Milena Belloni

Paolo Boccagni: On migrant ways of making home in the public, beyond symbolic ethnicity – notes from my pilot fieldwork in Madrid

On migrant ways of making home in the public, beyond symbolic ethnicity - notes from my pilot fieldwork in Madrid by Paolo Boccagni   I've often been to Madrid, albeit only for short periods. This is what most academics do as they bounce, luckily but also a bit sadly, from one conference to the next. … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: On migrant ways of making home in the public, beyond symbolic ethnicity – notes from my pilot fieldwork in Madrid

Peter Kellett @ HOMInG: Going beyond shelter. A longitudinal study of homemaking in rural Colombia

On the first HOMInG seminar in 2018, Peter Kellett (Newcastle University - @StudentsNCL) gives a rich and fascinating account out of his longitudinal ethnography of an informal settlement in rural Colombia. His lecture combines insights from architecture, anthropology and material culture, thereby following the life of dwellers and of their housing arrangements over time. Peter Kellett … Leggi tutto Peter Kellett @ HOMInG: Going beyond shelter. A longitudinal study of homemaking in rural Colombia

HOMInG @ Observatorio Vasco de Inmigración: “la casa como lugar, aspiración y símbolo para estudiar vidas en movimiento”

HOMInG's PI Paolo Boccagni will give a seminar at the Observatorio Vasco de Inmigracion, Universidad del Pais Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, next January 31 at 11am. The seminar, in Spanish, will be on "Home-making in migration: Home as a place, aspiration and symbol for the study of lives on the move". More info: @ikuspegi_eus; www.ikuspegi.eus/documentos/convocatorias/seminario_paolo_boccagniOK.pdf La … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ Observatorio Vasco de Inmigración: “la casa como lugar, aspiración y símbolo para estudiar vidas en movimiento”

HOMInG Working paper no. 2_2018: Home and Migration: a Bibliography

HOMInG Working paper no. 2_2018 Paolo Boccagni, Sara Bonfanti, Alejandro Miranda, Aurora Massa Home and Migration: a Bibliography The literature on homemaking and migration covers a vast array of disciplines, case studies, and substantive/methodological approaches. While being almost overwhelming by now, it also tends to be disperse and parcelized. There are several instances of mutually … Leggi tutto HOMInG Working paper no. 2_2018: Home and Migration: a Bibliography

GIULIANA COSTA @ HOMING: EMERGING CARE NEEDS AND THE (RE)CONSTRUCTION OF DOMESTIC SPACE

In HOMInG's seminar no. 13_17 (in Italian), Giuliana Costa (Politecnico, Milano) discusses the prospects for home-making in social welfare practice with vulnerable people leaving their usual domestic arrangements - what "used to be home". Drawing from instances of housing initiatives for the elderly, the disabled and asylum seekers, and from the subjective experience of clients … Leggi tutto GIULIANA COSTA @ HOMING: EMERGING CARE NEEDS AND THE (RE)CONSTRUCTION OF DOMESTIC SPACE

NEW PROJECT: HOASI – HOME AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN ITALY

From January 2018 onwards, HOMInG will be paralleled by HOASI, a new study of Home and Asylum Seekers in Italy. This is a MIUR-FARE Research project on the home experience and trajectories of forced migrants in Italy, awarded to Paolo Boccagni in 2017 (see a short description below; for more info, see fare.miur.it). HOASI will employ some new postdoctoral researchers for in-depth fieldwork … Leggi tutto NEW PROJECT: HOASI – HOME AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN ITALY

Aurora Massa: Back in (whose?) time: Traces of Italian colonialism in Eritrean and Somali restaurants and cafés in Northern London

Back in (whose?) time: Traces of Italian colonialism in Eritrean and Somali restaurants and cafés in Northern London by Aurora Massa   After the Second World War, Italian colonialism followed a peculiar historical path compared to that of other European countries. In Italy, the memory of colonialism almost vanished because of post-war efforts to deal … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: Back in (whose?) time: Traces of Italian colonialism in Eritrean and Somali restaurants and cafés in Northern London

COSTRUCTING HOUSES – CREATING HOME: A SEMINAR WITH PETER KELLETT

The first 2018 seminar of HOMInG will be with Peter Kellett (Newcastle University) next January 10, 2.30pm, Dipartimento di Sociologia. See more info below. As usual, all welcome!   Constructing houses: creating home. Informal building and dwelling practices in Colombia Peter Kellett (Newcastle University) Increasing proportions of the world’s urban population create their own dwellings through … Leggi tutto COSTRUCTING HOUSES – CREATING HOME: A SEMINAR WITH PETER KELLETT