HOMING @ NUS – NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH “HOME”

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give an invited lecture at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, next August 14 at 4pm. See the abstract below. More info:  https://ari.nus.edu.sg/events/paolo-boccagni/ ABSTRACT My presentation introduces a research agenda centred on the “home-migration nexus”, as a way to renovate the theoretical, methodological and empirical bases of transnational migration studies. … Leggi tutto HOMING @ NUS – NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH “HOME”

AFTER THE MID-TERM HOMING SYMPOSIUM (2): NOTES FROM THE FINAL ROUNDTABLE

At the end of HOMInG's mid-term symposium, last June, a roundtable took place, involving P. Hondagneu-Sotelo, G. Sciortino, N. Harney and P. Boccagni. In the format of an open conversation, drawing from the Symposium itself, the panelists raised a number of fascinating points and challenges to advance the debate on home and migration... see below! … Leggi tutto AFTER THE MID-TERM HOMING SYMPOSIUM (2): NOTES FROM THE FINAL ROUNDTABLE

HOMInG @ ISA 2020 IN PORTO ALEGRE: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (DEADLINE: 30 SEPTEMBER)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni is co-convening two sessions at the forthcoming Forum of the International Sociological Association, to take place in Porto Alegre in July 2020. One session, with Cecilia Menjivar (RC31 - RC06), is on Home and Violence in Immigrant Families. Comparing Imaginaries, Subjective Experiences and Social Facts across Receiving Societies.Another session, with Ruben Hernandez-Leon (RC43 - RC31), is on How Does Migration Change the … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ISA 2020 IN PORTO ALEGRE: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (DEADLINE: 30 SEPTEMBER)

HOMInG @ IMISCOE 2019

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Sara Bonfanti will bring insights from the project's evolving fieldwork into the annual IMISCOE conference, to take place in Malmo on June 26-28. Paolo, together with Marta Bivand Erdal, has convened a session on Does migration make for better homes?. In the same session, and with the same author, he will give a presentation on Migrant houses in … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ IMISCOE 2019

HOMInG @ THE MIGRATION CONFERENCE 2019

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti will give a presentation at the forthcoming international "Migration Conference" at the University of Bari [https://www.migrationconference.net]. Her presentation falls within the session on Outside the boundaries of reception. The social trajectories, material conditions and geographic mobility of asylum seekers and beneficiaries outside the Italian system of international protection. The session has been convened by Giuliana Sanò … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ THE MIGRATION CONFERENCE 2019

HOMInG @ ECAS 2019 (European Conference for African Studies, Edinburgh, 11-14 June)

HOMInG's Milena Belloni will chair, together with Tanja Muller (University of Manchester), a panel in the European Conference for African Studies (ECAS) in Edinburgh from 11th to 14th June, 2019. The panel (Pol 09- 12th June) investigates political belonging among African diasporas. It is entitled Urban citizenship and mobility between here and there: Understanding political belonging among Africa diasporas. Recent scholarship on African … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ECAS 2019 (European Conference for African Studies, Edinburgh, 11-14 June)

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”)