HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 11 CET): THE INTERRELATED FUNCTIONS OF A REMITTANCE B&B: AN ARCHEOLOGY OF RELATIONS, OBJECTS AND NEIGHBORHOOD (BY S. YAPO)

HOMInG's seminar 52_21, next April 23 at 11 am CET, will be with Stefania Yapo.  Her presentation invites us to unravel the practical and emotional functions of migrant houses, both in countries of origin and residence, as a key aspect of the transnational migration research agenda. Moving from an ethnographic case study of a family house in … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 11 CET): THE INTERRELATED FUNCTIONS OF A REMITTANCE B&B: AN ARCHEOLOGY OF RELATIONS, OBJECTS AND NEIGHBORHOOD (BY S. YAPO)

HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)

In HOMInG's seminar 51_21, Sara Bonfanti focuses on the narrative travels of salwar-kameez - the Punjabi suit - by combining fashion theory and social anthropology. At the crossroad between homemade and retailed clothing, this versatile three-piece garment is widely worn among South Asian men and women, as a gendered embodiment of ethnic pride, religious modesty, overthrown subaltern identity. Based … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)

THOUGHT IN THE ACT OF DRAWING. HOMInG AT THE “SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY” CONFERENCE

by Sara Bonfanti Pic.1 SPA Logo “None of us started this culture of hatred and bigotry, but many of us benefit from it, whether we want to or not. If we are not actively working to end it, we are complicit in sustaining it. It’s time–far beyond time–to do the work.” This is the message … Leggi tutto THOUGHT IN THE ACT OF DRAWING. HOMInG AT THE “SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY” CONFERENCE

HOMING WEBINAR (APRIL 22, 11 CET): HAGAR KOTEF, ‘THE COLONIZING SELF – OR, HOME AND HOMELESSNESS IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE’

Next HOMInG's seminar [50_21], will be with Dr. Hagar Kotef (SOAS, University of London), next April 22 at 11 CET. Hagar will present her new book The colonizing self, or home and homelessness in Israel/Palestine (Duke University Press, 2020). See the abstract of Hagar Kotef's presentation below. Please register in advance (bernardo.armanni@unitn.it) Abstract Colonizers continuously transform spaces of violence into … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (APRIL 22, 11 CET): HAGAR KOTEF, ‘THE COLONIZING SELF – OR, HOME AND HOMELESSNESS IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE’

HOMING AT SAH 2021: ‘MIGRANT REMITTANCE ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURAL CIRCULATION’

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will participate in the Annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians (14-18 April), in a session on Diasporic Architectural Histories convened by Mirjana Lozanosvka and Anoma Pieris. Paolo will give a presentation on Migrant remittance architecture and cultural circulation: a framework for comparative analysis. See the programme of the session below. Diasporic Architectural Histories Session Chairs: Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin … Leggi tutto HOMING AT SAH 2021: ‘MIGRANT REMITTANCE ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURAL CIRCULATION’

‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Daniela Giudici (HOASI, Univ. of Trento) have just published a study of domestic hospitality for refugees in Italy, approached through a multiscalar understanding of home. The article is available as online first in Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Paolo Boccagni & Daniela Giudici (2021) Entering into domestic hospitality for refugees: a critical inquiry through a … Leggi tutto ‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

HOMInG lands at the Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival 2021

by Sara Bonfanti RAI Film Festival 2021 – online edition was a rich, engaging and varied event that brought together the leading voices in the field of visual anthropology to interrogate cutting-edge documentary film practice. Over ten days, 19th - 28th March, the festival staged prize-winning films, panels, workshops, as well as Q&As with filmmakers, … Leggi tutto HOMInG lands at the Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival 2021

P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

HOMInG’s Paolo Boccagni and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (University of Southern California) have just published a new article on the potential of homemaking as a category to approach migrant incorporation at a local level, moving beyond the predominant opposition between assimilation (or integration) and transnationalism. The piece, just out in International Migration, is part of a Special Issue on ‘How migrants become members’, edited … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

HOMING INTERVIEW #51: MIRJANA LOZANOVSKA

HOMInG interview with prof. Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin University, Melbourne)Conducted by Paolo Boccagni and Bernardo ArmanniOctober 2020 "Many people are embedded in ideas of spatial nesting scales, especially in geography and architecture. Migration cuts through that, because of the relational dimension – I could be closer to someone overseas than to my neighbour. Migration has a … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #51: MIRJANA LOZANOVSKA

S. BONFANTI: OF RESEARCH PARTICIPATION AND CREATIVE OUTPUTS

Practicing ethnography means to learn how to master the right distance and proximity with the subjects who inhabit the field we have set to explore. As anthropologists, we are trained to exercise in participant observation (or to observe such participation, Tedlock 1991); as qualitative social scientists at large we juggle with terms that describe our … Leggi tutto S. BONFANTI: OF RESEARCH PARTICIPATION AND CREATIVE OUTPUTS

TASOULLA HADJIYANNI: TOWARD CULTURALLY ENRICHED COMMUNITIES: THE RIGHT TO HOME (VIDEO)

HOMInG's seminar 44_20, last October, was with Prof. Tasoulla Hadjiyanni (University of Minnesota), the author of The Right to Home: Exploring how space, culture and identity intersect with disparities, Palgrave, 2019. Tasoulla presented key findings and insights from her recent book and from her past research into the housing and domestic experience of immigrant and minority communities. https://www.youtube.com/embed/xx6HJmnilGE

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti has just published an article in Asian and Pacific Migration Journal on mobility, kinning and aspirations among South Asian-Italian families in Italy.See the abstract below. Where do we go from here? Exploring the future of mixed families between Italy and South AsiaFamily labor migration from South Asia to Europe is often framed … Leggi tutto WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

CFP: MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY (23-24 JUNE – DEADLINE: 29 MARCH)

The MIDEX Research Centre at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) has convened an online two-day symposium on Making Home, Doing Belonging: Mobilities and Immobilities in Experience, Theory and Policy. The Symposium will take "place" on June 23-24. Keynote speakers will include Les Back, Rebecca Joy Novell and HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni. Deadline for abstract submission: March 29 (see the file attached). More info: Home-Belonging@uclan.ac.uk … Leggi tutto CFP: MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY (23-24 JUNE – DEADLINE: 29 MARCH)

FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

Feeling at home across time and place, by HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Compas' Carlos Vargas-Silva, has just been published in Population, Space and Place [open access]. This is the first product out of HOMInG's transnational survey in London, Madrid and Milan (2019). The study was driven by the aim to make sense of migrants' views, emotions and … Leggi tutto FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)