HOMING & RELIGION: SARA BONFANTI @ SIEF 2019 (“ORDINARY RITUALS”) and @ LUCIS (“ISLAM AND SOCIETY”)

“I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.” Khalil Gibran (1923) Over the past two years, HOMInG has come to recognize that migration and homemaking are deeply entwined with religion. As much … Leggi tutto HOMING & RELIGION: SARA BONFANTI @ SIEF 2019 (“ORDINARY RITUALS”) and @ LUCIS (“ISLAM AND SOCIETY”)

HOMING @ DISPLACEMENT & DOMESTICITY: REFUGEES, MIGRANTS AND EXPATS MAKING HOMES

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a keynote lecture at the end of the international workshop on: Displacement&Domesticity: Refugees, Migrants & Expats Making Homes, to take place in Brussels next March 28-20. The workshop has been promoted by EAHN - European Architectural History Network. The convenor is prof. Hilde Heynen (University of Leuven), together with her research group. The main workshop tracks will be on "Rethinking domesticity", "Practices", "Historical perspectives", … Leggi tutto HOMING @ DISPLACEMENT & DOMESTICITY: REFUGEES, MIGRANTS AND EXPATS MAKING HOMES

HOMING @UNIVERSIDAD DE CUENCA: CASAS, VIVIENDAS Y REMESAS SOCIALES EN LA MIGRACION

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Luis E. Pérez Murcia will participate in a Roundtable on "Homes, Houses and Social Remittances" at the Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador, next February 6 at 5pm. The event has been convened by anthropologist Jacques Ramirez (@karipapo ). See the presentation (in Spanish) below. Descripción de la Mesa: Esta mesa tiene el objetivo de compartir reflecciones y resultados de investigaciones … Leggi tutto HOMING @UNIVERSIDAD DE CUENCA: CASAS, VIVIENDAS Y REMESAS SOCIALES EN LA MIGRACION

HOMInG away in Frankfurt: new views on home and migration from Germany

HOMInG away in Frankfurt: new views on home and migration from Germany By Sara Bonfanti On 13th-14th Dec. 2018, two Homingers had the pleasure to participate as invited speakers in a thematic workshop organized at der Institut für Ethnologie, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (DE). Arranged within the “Mobile Worlds” Project http://www.mobile-welten.org, a venture that combined artistic … Leggi tutto HOMInG away in Frankfurt: new views on home and migration from Germany

HOMING @ FRANKFURT UNIVERSITY’S WORKSHOP ON “LIFESTYLES, DWELLING AND POSTMIGRATORY SOCIETIES”

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Sara Bonfanti will participate in an international workshop on Lifestyles, Dwelling and Postmigratory Societies, to take place at Goethe University Frankfurt next 13 and 14 December. Paolo will give a keynote on Homing: an emerging conceptual bridge between migration studies and social theory. Sara will give a presentation on Home-sick and home-seeking. Translocal homing strategies among Italian Punjabi households. More info!

CFP: DOES MIGRATION MAKE FOR BETTER HOMES? MIGRANT HOUSING INVESTMENTS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR INTEGRATION, TRANSNATIONAL TIES, AND THE FUTURE

A call for papers for the 2019 IMISCOE conference has just been opened by Paolo Boccagni and Marta Bivand Erdal. See details below. Deadline for application: Tuesday 27 November. Call for papers: Does migration make for better homes? Migrant housing investments and the struggle for integration, transnational ties, and the future Call for papers – for … Leggi tutto CFP: DOES MIGRATION MAKE FOR BETTER HOMES? MIGRANT HOUSING INVESTMENTS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR INTEGRATION, TRANSNATIONAL TIES, AND THE FUTURE

HOMInG @ MALMO – MIM CONFERENCE ON REFUGEES, BORDERS AND MEMBERSHIP

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Aurora Massa will participate in an international conference convened by MIM at Malmo University next October 24-26. This is a large international conference on Refugees, Borders and Membership.  Paolo Boccagni will contribute to a workshop on Shelter, Housing, Home – Governance and Everyday Encounters Among Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Other Displaced Groups in Europe, convened … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ MALMO – MIM CONFERENCE ON REFUGEES, BORDERS AND MEMBERSHIP

S. Bonfanti & A. Miranda: “Searching for whose homes? The riddles of ethnographic comparison” (VIDEO)

Searching for whose homes? A presentation on the riddles of ethnographic comparison (video) Last June, HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti and Alejandro Miranda presented a paper (co-authored with Aurora Massa) at the "Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa" conference at the University of Bergamo. This was a methodological reflection on the comparative potential of their evolving HOMInG fieldwork. The … Leggi tutto S. Bonfanti & A. Miranda: “Searching for whose homes? The riddles of ethnographic comparison” (VIDEO)

Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: Looking for ideas on home and migration at the ISA World Congress of Sociology

Looking for ideas on home and migration at the ISA World Congress of Sociology Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia   Hundreds, if not thousands, of people from nearly everywhere bringing diversity to the already diverse and multicultural Toronto. Dozens, if not hundreds, of panels in a single week, and some of those thousand running from one … Leggi tutto Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: Looking for ideas on home and migration at the ISA World Congress of Sociology

Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018

EASA 2018 Conference took place in Stockholm 13 – 17 August, under the auspices of Emeritus Professor Ulf Hannerz, an old-timer theoriser of transnational cultural processes. This year’s theme echoed the structure of a rite of passage: ‘staying, moving, and settling’, whose tripartite tempo is as much illustrative of doing fieldwork as of multifarious human … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018