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

HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti and Aurora Massa will participate in the 2018 meeting of the European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) in Stockholm. Their presentations will be part of the session  Houses and domestic space in the diaspora: materiality, senses and temporalities in migrants' dwellings, convened by Ester Gallo and Henrike Donner (August 16 at … Leggi tutto HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

Paolo Boccagni: “On Imiscoe 2018 – How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place”

Paolo Boccagni: "On Imiscoe 2018 - How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place" I felt quite at home in Barcelona, for three days, in a place I'd never been before - the Ciutadela campus of Pompeu Fabra University. The Annual conference of IMISCOE took place there in early … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “On Imiscoe 2018 – How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place”

HOMING @ ISA WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY – TORONTO, JULY 15-21

Two HOMInG's researchers will be involved in the World Congress of the International Sociological Association, to take place in Toronto next week (https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/). Paolo Boccagni will give two presentations: 'For a Comparative Sociology of Home(s). Tracing Variations in a Universal Need and Practice across Settings, Notions and Emotions' and  'Homing: An Emerging Conceptual Bridge between Migration Studies and … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ISA WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY – TORONTO, JULY 15-21

“Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa

Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison Alejandro Miranda, Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa Keywords: cross-country case studies, sharing ethnography, reflexivity, research methods. Comparing is a resource of insight in our project. It is also a commitment: how do comparing across social groups and field sites can do justice to and emphasise the uniqueness of … Leggi tutto “Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa