“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

HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will participate in the Uppsala conference of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) next June 26-29 (http://www.enhr2018.com). His presentation will be a part of the "Housing and Refugees" Workshop (Session 3, June 28, 11-12.30). The programme of the workshop is available at this link: http://www.enhr2018.com/digitalAssets/689/c_689982-l_1-k_ws-07-housing-and-refugees.pdf See the title and abstract of his presentation below. … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

HOMInG @ ERQ 2018: Searching for whose homes? Riddles of ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research across European cities

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa and Alejandro Miranda will give a joint presentation at the 2018  conference of Etnografia e Ricerca qualitativa (University of Bergamo). They will contribute to the session  Comparing What? Conceptualising comparison in migraton and urban studies, convened by N. Harney and A. Brighenti on June 9,  Saturday, 9.00-12.00: http://www.etnografiaricercaqualitativa.it/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/detailedERQ2018_DEF1.pdf See the abstract below. The paper discusses a series of methodological challenges emerging in an … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ERQ 2018: Searching for whose homes? Riddles of ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research across European cities

RESEARCHING HOME, SOCIOLOGICALLY: P. BOCCAGNI, C. BLUNT AND A. PECHURINA @BSA 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N91c3UYAgNg At the 2018 edition of the British Sociological Association conference, a session on Researching home, sociologically was convened by Paolo Boccagni. This video includes, first, a short presentation of the session, regarding the sociological meanings and relevance of "home" as a matter of dwellings, practices and discursive categories. A research agenda for the sociology … Leggi tutto RESEARCHING HOME, SOCIOLOGICALLY: P. BOCCAGNI, C. BLUNT AND A. PECHURINA @BSA 2018

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