Migration and the search for home: a sociological conversation with C. Barwick, B. Bilecen, P. Mepschen and P. Statham

Within the CES annual meeting in Chicago, last March 29, an Author-meets-critics session on Migration and the search for home took place, involving Paul Mepschen, Christine Barwick, Basak Bilecen and Paul Statham, as well as Paolo Boccagni. All of these discussants spend some nice words on the book and on the view of "homing" which informs it. … Leggi tutto Migration and the search for home: a sociological conversation with C. Barwick, B. Bilecen, P. Mepschen and P. Statham

HOMING @ BSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE (NEWCASTLE, 10 APRIL)

Within the Annual conference of the British Sociological Association in Newcastle, next April 10 (9-10.30am), Paolo Boccagni will convene a 'special event' on Researching home, sociologically. The session will include contributions by Caroline Blunt (When and Why Are We at Home (In Our Research)? Adaptability, Hospitality and Attachment); Anna Pechurina (The Study of Diasporic Identities through Home-Making Practices); and Paolo Boccagni (Home Tours: Towards … Leggi tutto HOMING @ BSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE (NEWCASTLE, 10 APRIL)

HOMInG @ CHICAGO’S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF EUROPEANISTS (CES)  

Paolo Boccagni and Alejandro Miranda will participate in the annual meeting of the Council for European Studies (CES) in  on March 28-30. Paolo and Alejandro will present their work in a session on Domopolitics, and beyond; on the political mobilization of 'home' in Europe and North America (March 29), together with Jan Willem Duyvendak, Peter Kivisto and Fenneke Wekker. … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ CHICAGO’S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF EUROPEANISTS (CES)  

HOMInG @ UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR

On March 26 at 1pm Paolo Boccagni will give an invited talk at the University of Windsor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology. The talk will be on "Homing" as an everyday optic on migrant trajectories of local integration: Beyond assimilation vs transnationalism. More info on http://www.uwindsor.ca/sociology/173/paolo-boccagni-visiting-speaker

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 @ HRF 2017

At the London annual conference of the Home Renaissance Foundation - A Home: a Place of Growth, Care and Wellbeing - Paolo Boccagni will present a paper on Saving home from the pitfalls of the home, through homing: Towards a “positive deconstruction” of the social meanings, functions and moralities of home (London, the Royal Society … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ HRF 2017

HOMInG @ ISA 2018 – WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY

HOMInG's PI Paolo Boccagni has co-convened two sessions at the ISA World Congress of Sociology (Toronto, 15-21 July 2018): one, with Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (RC31), on Migrant home-making in the era of fortified borders: Reproducing the past, resisting the present, redefining the future?; another, with Margarethe Kusenbach (RC43), on Researching home: Choices, challenges, opportunities.  Abstract submission online, up to September 30: http://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/call-for-abstracts/

RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: MORE VIDEOS

HOMInG Workshop (June 5-6): videos of the session "Homing meets critics" (with Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Alejandro Miranda) and of the following presentations: Annabelle Wilkins, Friedemann Neumann, Anna Pechurina, Lauren Wagner, Robin Vandevoordt, Anna Perraudin, Irene Pellegrini, Agnieszka Trąbka.See on our youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFqJwCSFSWu3HM274aNmAnw RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION QUESTIONS, METHODS, PROSPECTS An international workshop within the ERC HOMInG Project ERC … Leggi tutto RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: MORE VIDEOS

HOMInG @ IMISCOE 2017

HOMInG's researchers Paolo Boccagni, Sara Bonfanti and Alejandro Miranda will be at the forthcoming IMISCOE annual conference in Rotterdam (June 28-30, Erasmus University Rotterdam). Among other initiatives, a Symposium on Migration and the search for home will take place on June 29, 10.50-12.20. Participants will include Godfried Engbersen, Marco Martiniello, Marta Bivand Erdal, Maja Frykman, Alistair Hunter, Dirk Geldof and Paolo … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ IMISCOE 2017