HOMING @ ‘FROM HOUSING TO HOME-MAKING’ (MERGING – CENTRE ON GLOBAL MIGRATION, GOTHENBURG UNIVERSITY)

Paolo Boccagni will give a keynote at the international workshop "From housing to home-making: Insights of social inclusion of refugees from research and practice", which  will take place at Gothenburg University on 22 September. The conference is convened by CGM - Centre on Global Migration and by MERGING - Integration for migrants. "Housing and integration for refugees in Europe", … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘FROM HOUSING TO HOME-MAKING’ (MERGING – CENTRE ON GLOBAL MIGRATION, GOTHENBURG UNIVERSITY)

HOMING @ ‘MIGRATION AND BELONGING IN TIMES OF CRISIS’ (GENEVA, 13-14 SEPTEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni will give an invited presentation at a workshop on Migration and belonging in times of crisis: Troubling Transnationalism and Home-Making in Latin American Trajectories to/from Europe, to take place in Geneva on 13-14 September. The workshop, promoted by the Geneva Graduate Institute and the Global Migration Centre, has been convened by Valerio Simoni, PI of the ERC project BETLIV … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘MIGRATION AND BELONGING IN TIMES OF CRISIS’ (GENEVA, 13-14 SEPTEMBER)

HOMING @ RC21 CONFERENCE: ‘ORDINARY CITIES IN EXCEPTIONAL TIMES’ (ATHENS, 24-26 AUGUST)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at the forthcoming Athens Conference of the ISA RC21 - Urban and Regional Development. Paolo's presentation is entitled Safe in, unsafe out? Perceptions, reactions and implications of the pandemic among the residents of an asylum centre. It will take place on Friday 26 August, from 1.30 to 3pm, as a part of … Leggi tutto HOMING @ RC21 CONFERENCE: ‘ORDINARY CITIES IN EXCEPTIONAL TIMES’ (ATHENS, 24-26 AUGUST)

HOMING @ ASA 2022: ‘SEEKING COMMON GROUND: DISPLACEMENT, HOME, AND BELONGING’

On August 6, Paolo Boccagni and Maggie Kusenbach will chair an invited session on  Seeking Common Ground: Displacement, Home, and Belonging at the Annual meeting of the American Sociological Association - ASA (Los Angeles, 5-9 August). The broader conference theme, chosen by ASA's President Cecilia Menjivar (see her homing interview here!), is Bureaucracies of Displacement.  1125 - Seeking Common Ground: Displacement, Home, and Belonging Sat, August 6, 8:00 … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ASA 2022: ‘SEEKING COMMON GROUND: DISPLACEMENT, HOME, AND BELONGING’

HOMInG @ #IMISCOE2022: MIGRATION AND TIME: TEMPORALITIES OF MOBILITY, GOVERNANCE, AND RESISTANCE

Home and homemaking will pop up in quite a few sessions at the forthcoming  Annual IMISCOE Conference in Oslo, at OsloMet University, from 29 June to 1 July. Two former homingers will also participate in-site. On June 30 afternoon, session #142, Paolo Boccagni will give a paper on From a frozen present to a frozen future? Waiting, negotiating temporalities and envisioning a better future … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ #IMISCOE2022: MIGRATION AND TIME: TEMPORALITIES OF MOBILITY, GOVERNANCE, AND RESISTANCE

HOMING @ ETHNOLOGISCHES KOLLOQUIUM – UNIVERSITÄT HAMBURG (21 JUNE): ‘SHOULD REFUGE(ES) BE CLEAN’?

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni has been invited to give a talk at the Institut für Ethnologie, University of Hamburg, within the Ethnologisches Kolloquium series, next June 21 at 6pm. See the title and abstract of his presentation below. Should refuge(es) be clean? On the politics and shifting boundaries of clean and dirt in an asylum centre Paolo Boccagni (University of … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ETHNOLOGISCHES KOLLOQUIUM – UNIVERSITÄT HAMBURG (21 JUNE): ‘SHOULD REFUGE(ES) BE CLEAN’?

HOMING @ ‘HAUNTED BY HOMES’: A SYMPOSIUM AT THE INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL INQUIRY IN BERLIN (5-6 MAY)

Paolo Boccagni will give a keynote next 5 May at the 'Haunted by homes' Symposium, convened by  Amina El Halawani at ICI Berlin - Institute for Cultural Inquiry. More details below Paolo Boccagni  AS IF IT WERE HOME: Exploring Home as a Metaphor to Approach Social Reality  This presentation invites looking at home as a metaphor to approach social reality … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘HAUNTED BY HOMES’: A SYMPOSIUM AT THE INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL INQUIRY IN BERLIN (5-6 MAY)

HOMING @ CEDLA: UNPACKING THE MIGRANT/NON-MIGRANT RELATION: KEY LESSONS FROM ECUADOR AND ITALY (AMSTERDAM, 22 APRIL, 3.30)

Next April 22, at 3.30pm, Paolo Boccagni will give a talk  in the lecture series of CEDLA (Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation) at the University of Amsterdam. See the abstract below. Unpacking the migrant / non-migrant relation: Key lessons from Ecuador and Italy Paolo Boccagni, University of TrentoHow does the relation between migrants and (so-called) non-migrants evolve over … Leggi tutto HOMING @ CEDLA: UNPACKING THE MIGRANT/NON-MIGRANT RELATION: KEY LESSONS FROM ECUADOR AND ITALY (AMSTERDAM, 22 APRIL, 3.30)

HOMING @ EUROPEAN CONFERENCE FOR SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH (AMSTERDAM, 7 APRIL)

At the forthcoming Annual Conference of the European Association for Social Work Research (Amsterdam, 6-8 April), Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation on Social work as “housekeeping”? Meanings and dilemmas of the caseworker-client relationship in asylum seekers' reception. See the abstract of Paolo's presentation below Session 10 - Working with the right to asylum (Thursday April 7, 13.30-15) Social work as “housekeeping”? … Leggi tutto HOMING @ EUROPEAN CONFERENCE FOR SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH (AMSTERDAM, 7 APRIL)

HOMING @ REROOT – MALMO UNIVERSITY: TEMPORALIZING INFRASTRUCTURES (MARCH 31, 2.30 CET)

Paolo Boccagni will give a hybrid lecture at Malmo University, as a part of the ReROOT project, next 31 March at 2.30 CET. The lecture is on Temporalizing infrastructures: How time and temporalities shape the encounters between asylum seekers and multiple infrastructuring More info and details for registration Temporalizing infrastructures: How time and temporalities shape the encounters between asylum seekers … Leggi tutto HOMING @ REROOT – MALMO UNIVERSITY: TEMPORALIZING INFRASTRUCTURES (MARCH 31, 2.30 CET)

HOMING @ ‘CREATIVE HOMEMAKING: VISUALISING HOME IN TIMES OF CRISIS’ (UNIVERSITY OF DERBY, 23 MARCH, ONLINE)

Paolo Boccagni and Alberto Brodesco will give a presentation at the online symposium "Creative homemaking: visualising home in times of crisis" convened by Dr. Maria Photiou at the University of Derby on 23 March. Their presentation will be on '(Re)producing home in "home movies": A comparative exploration across stories of family and migration' See the … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘CREATIVE HOMEMAKING: VISUALISING HOME IN TIMES OF CRISIS’ (UNIVERSITY OF DERBY, 23 MARCH, ONLINE)

HOMING @ UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN: ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO, ‘SHARED FLATS IN MADRID: SOCIAL ANCHORING AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF MIGRANTS’ SENSE OF HOME’

Former 'hominger' Alejandro Miranda-Nieto, now at Oslo Metropolitan University, will give an online presentation based on his past HOMInG fieldwork at University College Dublin, next February 17. The title of his presentation is Shared flats in Madrid: Social anchoring and the development of migrants' sense of home.  17th February 2022 13:00-14:00 | Zoom event (register here) See the abstract … Leggi tutto HOMING @ UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN: ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO, ‘SHARED FLATS IN MADRID: SOCIAL ANCHORING AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF MIGRANTS’ SENSE OF HOME’

HOMING @ ‘STAY HOME STORIES – COVID-19 AND HOME’ SYMPOSIUM (24-25 NOVEMBER)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Bernardo Armanni will participate in the "Covid-19 and Home" Symposium of the "Stay Home Stories" project (Queen Mary University of London). The event will take place next 24-25 November at the Museum of the Home in London. Paolo will give a presentation (day 1) on  How COVID-19 has been re-shaping home (studies): a conceptual … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘STAY HOME STORIES – COVID-19 AND HOME’ SYMPOSIUM (24-25 NOVEMBER)

HOMING @ ‘HOUSE, HOME AND THE DOMESTIC SYMPOSIUM’ (COVENTRY UNIVERSITY, ONLINE, 22 OCTOBER)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at Coventry University's virtual symposium on "House, home and the domestic" next 22 October. Paolo's presentation, 'As if it were Home: On the promise of home as a metaphor of and into social reality', will be in Panel 2 (11.45-12.45 GMT). See more info below. House, Home and the Domestic … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘HOUSE, HOME AND THE DOMESTIC SYMPOSIUM’ (COVENTRY UNIVERSITY, ONLINE, 22 OCTOBER)