Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at the second international conference of the interdisciplinary network Thanatic Ethics - The circulation of bodies in migratory spaces, in Kolkata next week. Paolo's presentation will be on: "Where should it be, and what should it look like? Mapping migrant imaginaries, moralities and aesthetics about their 'final homes'". See the … Leggi tutto HOMING @ THANATIC ETHICS: RESPONSE, REPAIR, TRANSFORMATION (CSSSC – KOLKATA, 13-14 DECEMBER)
On November 17 at 6.30 Paolo Boccagni will give an invited lecture at the Forum Wissen - Moving Things, at the University of Gottingen. The lecture is on What do objects do in an asylum centre? Unpacking forced (im)mobility, (dis)connectedness, inertia and potential futures through the semi-domesticity of refuge. Paolo will also lead a "Migration Research Lab" at CeMig on Ethnography as … Leggi tutto HOMING @ CEMIG – UNIVERSITY OF GOTTINGEN (17 NOVEMBER): ‘WHAT DO OBJECTS DO IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE?’
Paolo Boccagni will give an invited lecture at the University of Heidelberg, Centre for American Studies, next 15 November at 6.15pm. The lecture, which is part of the HCA Public Lecture series, is on American-European Migration and the Unbearable Multi-sitedness of Home: Lessons Learnt from Fieldwork with Ecuadorian Women in Italy.
Paolo Boccagni will participate in the forthcoming symposium on 'STAY HOME: New perspectives on the home' at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen (10-11 November). The meeting is a part of the Danish interdisciplinary research project STAY HOME: the home during the corona crisis – and after. Paolo's presentation is on How covid-19 has been reshaping home (studies): … Leggi tutto HOMING AT ‘STAY HOME: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE HOME’ (COPENHAGEN, 10-11 NOVEMBER)
Paolo Boccagni will participate in a seminar on “Care practices and acts of citizenship in liminal spaces”, convened by AIS-Vita Quotidiana, in a blended format, next Thursday 13 October (see the programme attached). Paolo’s presentation is on Taking care in the meanwhile: Scales and reach of day-to-day spontaneous care practices in an asylum centre. See the abstract … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘CARE, CITIZENSHIP AND MARGINALITY’ (AIS VITA QUOTIDIANA – UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE, 13 OCTOBER)
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)
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'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)
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’
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'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’?
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)
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)
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)