HOMING @ ‘MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY’ (UCLAN, ONLINE, JUNE 23-24)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia will participate, next June 23 and 24, in an online seminar convened by the Im(Mobilities) strand of MIDEX at UCLan, University of Central Lancashire. Paolo will give a Keynote speech on day 1 and Luis Eduardo will give a presentation within a session on Space/Place, House/Home: Possessing, occupying. Both … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY’ (UCLAN, ONLINE, JUNE 23-24)

ROBIN COHEN: MY LOST LITHUANIAN HOME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ON BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING (HOMING WP 13_2021)

‘Home’ is often thought of as the place where one belongs. However, what if one wants to belong somewhere, but a great weight of painful history has separated you from your old home? In this paper, the author interleaves the history of his family in Lithuania with the momentous events that occurred there, especially during … Leggi tutto ROBIN COHEN: MY LOST LITHUANIAN HOME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ON BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING (HOMING WP 13_2021)

HOMING @ OPTIMISTIC SUBURBIA 2: MIDDLE-CLASS MASS HOUSING COMPLEXES (LISBON, 16-18 JUNE)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a keynote at the International conference Optimistic Suburbia 2, to take place at ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon on 16-18 June. The conference, primarily addressed to housing, urban and architecture scholars, aims to explore "the shaping and the pattern of autonomous neighbourhoods for the middle-class, both of private and public promotion, on the … Leggi tutto HOMING @ OPTIMISTIC SUBURBIA 2: MIDDLE-CLASS MASS HOUSING COMPLEXES (LISBON, 16-18 JUNE)

ACCUMULATED HOMELESSNESS: ANALYSING PROTRACTED DISPLACEMENT ALONG ERITREANS’ LIFE HISTORIES (M. BELLONI; A. MASSA, ‘JOURNAL OF REFUGEE STUDIES’, 2021)

How many times can refugees lose home? And how does this influence their aspirations and capabilities to make a new home? A new article by Milena Belloni and Aurora Massa in the Journal of Refugee Studies, based on their fieldwork into the housing pathways of Eritrean refugees in Europe, analyses protracted displacement through the lens … Leggi tutto ACCUMULATED HOMELESSNESS: ANALYSING PROTRACTED DISPLACEMENT ALONG ERITREANS’ LIFE HISTORIES (M. BELLONI; A. MASSA, ‘JOURNAL OF REFUGEE STUDIES’, 2021)

HOMING @ ‘STUDIES OF BELONGING’ – NIAS 2021 CONFERENCE

Next week, at the 50yrs. conference of NIAS (the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies) on Studies of Belonging, two homingers will give their online presentations. Paolo Boccagni will first participate in a panel on 'Refuge and belonging' on Wed 9 June, together with B. Pasveer and N. Binaisa. He will then give a presentation on 'Feeling at home on the move' on Thursday 10 … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘STUDIES OF BELONGING’ – NIAS 2021 CONFERENCE

HOMING SEMINAR (JUNE 3, 10 CEST): “HOME BALLOON – CONTENTUAL AND CONCEPTUAL STRETCHING OF HOME. FAMILY ASPIRATIONS ON THE MOVE” BY STEFANIA TOMA

Next HOMInG seminar [56_21] will be held on June 3th, at 10am CEST, by Stefania Toma.AbstractWhat is Home for families living in poverty and at the margins of society? Can we understand their international (or rather liquid) migration as aspiration for creating a place where they can feel at home? What do Romanian Roma returnees … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (JUNE 3, 10 CEST): “HOME BALLOON – CONTENTUAL AND CONCEPTUAL STRETCHING OF HOME. FAMILY ASPIRATIONS ON THE MOVE” BY STEFANIA TOMA

Ariel Handel: “What’s in a home” (video)

HOMInG Seminar 47_20, last December, was with Dr. Ariel Handel (Tel Aviv University), author, among other pieces, of What’s in a home? Toward a critical theory of housing/dwelling. https://youtu.be/WzfKE5lb5H0 Ariel held a seminar titled Between Homing And Ruination: Making And Unmaking Homes In The Occupied Palestinian Territories, discussing settler colonialism as a specific type of relation between migration … Leggi tutto Ariel Handel: “What’s in a home” (video)

NEW HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 18, 10 CEST): “‘Moved by the hand of God’: Exploring the role of communities of faith in the home-migration nexus”

Next HOMInG Seminar [55_21] will be held on May 18th, at 10am CEST, by Luis Eduardo Perez-Murcia (University of Trento, ERC HOMInG). Abstract What and where is home for those who are moved by the hand of God? How does mobility driven by people’s faith complicate the home-mobility nexus? Based on the life story of … Leggi tutto NEW HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 18, 10 CEST): “‘Moved by the hand of God’: Exploring the role of communities of faith in the home-migration nexus”

REMITTANCE HOUSES AND TRANSNATIONAL CITIZENSHIP: MAPPING ERITREA’S DIASPORA–STATE RELATIONSHIPS (M. BELLONI, ‘AFRICA SPECTRUM’, 2021)

Milena Belloni, former "hominger" and now FWO Research Fellow at the University of Antwerp, has recently published an OA paper on transnational and diasporic housing, based on her HOMInG fieldwork in Eritrea. The paper, Remittance Houses and Transnational Citizenship: Mapping Eritrea’s Diaspora–State Relationships, is part of a Special Issue of African Spectrum co-edited by T. Muller and M. … Leggi tutto REMITTANCE HOUSES AND TRANSNATIONAL CITIZENSHIP: MAPPING ERITREA’S DIASPORA–STATE RELATIONSHIPS (M. BELLONI, ‘AFRICA SPECTRUM’, 2021)

HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 11, 4 CEST): “Art, Borders and Belonging” online book presentation

Next HOMInG’s seminar (54_21), will be an online book presentation of Art, Borders and Belonging: On Home and Migration (edited by Bloomsbury, 2021). The seminar will be held on May 11th at 4pm CEST. Speakers include the book's editors, Maria Photiou and Marsha Meskimmon, as well as the contributors Lydia Wooldridge, Nadia Garcia, Imogen Racz, … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 11, 4 CEST): “Art, Borders and Belonging” online book presentation

AT HOME IN THE GURDWARA? RELIGIOUS SPACE AND THE RESONANCE WITH DOMESTICITY IN A LONDON SUBURB (BERTOLANI | BONFANTI | BOCCAGNI, ‘RELIGION’, 2021)

HOMInG's Barbara Bertolani, Sara Bonfanti and Paolo Boccagni have just published an article in Religion, namely  At home in the gurdwara? Religious space and the resonance with domesticity in a London suburb. The authors advance an ethnographically informed understanding of home, as both a metaphor and a lived experience, which illuminates day-to-day religious and convivial practices of worship houses … Leggi tutto AT HOME IN THE GURDWARA? RELIGIOUS SPACE AND THE RESONANCE WITH DOMESTICITY IN A LONDON SUBURB (BERTOLANI | BONFANTI | BOCCAGNI, ‘RELIGION’, 2021)

HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 6, 10 CET): Exploring the sacralization of migrant homes: religious rituals, objects and spaces as ways of home-making (BY BARBARA BERTOLANI)

HOMInG's seminar 53_21 will be held on May 6th, at 10am CET, by Barbara Bertolani. Can the everyday lived religious experience in migrants’ homes be considered as something that allows for a social appropriation and construction of domestic space by its inhabitants? In this HOMInG seminar Barbara Bertolani will explore the ritualization of migrants’ dwellings … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 6, 10 CET): Exploring the sacralization of migrant homes: religious rituals, objects and spaces as ways of home-making (BY BARBARA BERTOLANI)

HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC: ON THE SCALES AND STAKES OF FRAMING, FEELING, AND CLAIMING EXTRA-DOMESTIC SPACE AS ‘HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & DUYVENDAK, ‘SOCIOLOGY COMPASS’, 2021)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Jan Willem Duyvendak (NIAS / University of Amsterdam) have just published a conceptual overview and agenda-setting paper on "homemaking in the public" in Sociology Compass. See the abstract below.Homemaking in the public. On the scales and stakes of framing, feeling, and claiming extra‐domestic space as “home”  Paolo Boccagni - Jan Willem Duyvendak https://doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12886 This … Leggi tutto HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC: ON THE SCALES AND STAKES OF FRAMING, FEELING, AND CLAIMING EXTRA-DOMESTIC SPACE AS ‘HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & DUYVENDAK, ‘SOCIOLOGY COMPASS’, 2021)