‘EXPOSING THE PRIVATE, ENGAGING IN THE PUBLIC: ASYLUM SEEKERS, INTIMATE PUBLICS AND NORMATIVE PERFORMANCES OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION’ (D. GIUDICI & P. BOCCAGNI, ‘E&P D – SOCIETY & SPACE’, 2022)

Daniela Giudici and Paolo Boccagni have recently published an article on the public/private interplay in the everyday lives of asylum seekers in Italy, stemming from the fieldwork conducted in the HOASI and HOMInG projects. The paper is part of vol. 40, issue 6 of Environment & Planning D - Society and Space. See the abstract below. Giudici, D., & … Leggi tutto ‘EXPOSING THE PRIVATE, ENGAGING IN THE PUBLIC: ASYLUM SEEKERS, INTIMATE PUBLICS AND NORMATIVE PERFORMANCES OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION’ (D. GIUDICI & P. BOCCAGNI, ‘E&P D – SOCIETY & SPACE’, 2022)

CIRCULATING HOME ABROAD: REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEURS IN AN ITALO-PUNJABI SUBURB (SARA BONFANTI, “MERIDIANA”, 2022)

Sara Bonfanti has recently published an article in Meridiana out of her HOMInG fieldwork in Brescia, Italy. The article investigates residential conflict in a Hindustani suburb in Brescia. How could we account - Bonfanti asks - of real estate speculation within an «ethnic» brokerage system, nourished by poor housing policies and micro-scale transnational capitalism? The case study reveals the … Leggi tutto CIRCULATING HOME ABROAD: REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEURS IN AN ITALO-PUNJABI SUBURB (SARA BONFANTI, “MERIDIANA”, 2022)

‘MY SOUL STILL HURTS’: BRINGING DEATH AND FUNERALS INTO THE AGING-MIGRATION-HOME NEXUS (L.E. PEREZ MURCIA, ‘JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES’, 2022)

Former hominger Luis Eduardo Pérez-Murcia has recently published a paper on the experience of home in relation to death and funerals among the members of transnational families. The paper, in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies,draws on the author's HOMInG fieldwork with Peruvian and Ecuadorian people in Spain and in the UK. More info below. … Leggi tutto ‘MY SOUL STILL HURTS’: BRINGING DEATH AND FUNERALS INTO THE AGING-MIGRATION-HOME NEXUS (L.E. PEREZ MURCIA, ‘JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES’, 2022)

‘CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION’ (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, ‘ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY’, 2022)

'CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION'  (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, 'ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY', 2022) Nicholas Harney (UWO) and Paolo Boccagni have recently published an open-access article in Anthropological Theory.  The article revisits the anthropological debate on home and hospitality by advancing a notion of 'calibrated reciprocity', based on both authors' fieldwork. See the full citation and abstract below. Harney, N. D., & Boccagni, P. … Leggi tutto ‘CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION’ (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, ‘ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY’, 2022)

“ALL WE NEED IS A HOME”: EVICTION, VULNERABILITY, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR A HOME BY MIGRANTS FROM THE HORN OF AFRICA IN ROME (A. MASSA, ‘FOCAAL’, 2022)

Aurora Massa has recently published an article, out of her HOMInG past fieldwork on "evicted" refugees from the Horn of Africa in Rome, in Focaal.  The article is available in open access. See the abstract below “All we need is a home”: Eviction, vulnerability, and the struggle for a home by migrants from the Horn of Africa … Leggi tutto “ALL WE NEED IS A HOME”: EVICTION, VULNERABILITY, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR A HOME BY MIGRANTS FROM THE HORN OF AFRICA IN ROME (A. MASSA, ‘FOCAAL’, 2022)

‘INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND HOMEMAKING IN TRANSITION’ (BOCCAGNI & YAPO, ‘HOME CULTURES’, 2022)

Paolo Boccagni and Stefania Yapo have recently published an article on "homemaking in transition" among international students in Home Cultures, a pioneering journal in interdisciplinary social research on home. See details and abstract below. International Students and Homemaking in Transition: Locating Home on the Threshold between Ascription and AchievementPaolo Boccagni, Stefania Yapo Home Cultures, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1080/17406315.2022.2065600 How do young people such … Leggi tutto ‘INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND HOMEMAKING IN TRANSITION’ (BOCCAGNI & YAPO, ‘HOME CULTURES’, 2022)

‘OF HOME-COMINGS AND HOME-SCALES: REFRAMING RETURN MIGRATION THROUGH A MULTISCALAR UNDERSTANDING OF HOME’ (PEREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, ‘GLOBAL NETWORKS’, 2022)

HOMInG's Luis Eduardo Pérez-Murcia and Paolo Boccagni have recently published a research article in Global Networks. The paper revisits the burgeoning debate on return migration in a home studies perspective, drawing on HOMInG's fieldwork with Ecuadorian migrants. As the authors argue, approaching return as an ongoing interplay between different views, forms and scales of home illuminates its lived experience and … Leggi tutto ‘OF HOME-COMINGS AND HOME-SCALES: REFRAMING RETURN MIGRATION THROUGH A MULTISCALAR UNDERSTANDING OF HOME’ (PEREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, ‘GLOBAL NETWORKS’, 2022)

‘ROOMS WITH LITTLE VIEW: RELUCTANT HOMEMAKING AND THE NEGOTIATION OF SPACE IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE’ (P. BOCCAGNI, HOMING WP15_22)

'ROOMS WITH LITTLE VIEW: RELUCTANT HOMEMAKING AND THE NEGOTIATION OF SPACE IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE' (P. BOCCAGNI, HOMING WP15_22)Download Reception centres for asylum seekers, and “camps” more broadly, are a subject of increasing interest in refugee, housing and border studies. Only a fraction of the literature, however, draws on proper ethnographic fieldwork within these infrastructures. A case … Leggi tutto ‘ROOMS WITH LITTLE VIEW: RELUCTANT HOMEMAKING AND THE NEGOTIATION OF SPACE IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE’ (P. BOCCAGNI, HOMING WP15_22)

‘DO OBJECTS (RE)PRODUCE HOME AMONG INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS?’ (PEREZ-MURCIA AND BOCCAGNI, ‘JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES’, 2022)

Home has also to do with the materiality of certain objects in everyday life. What are the typical meanings and functions of these objects, and how far do they work as affordances for homemaking, among international migrants? Pérez-Murcia and Boccagni address these questions in a new article in the Journal of Intercultural Studies, drawing on HOMInG's fieldwork into … Leggi tutto ‘DO OBJECTS (RE)PRODUCE HOME AMONG INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS?’ (PEREZ-MURCIA AND BOCCAGNI, ‘JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES’, 2022)

‘YOU’RE ALWAYS IN TRANSIT, BUT THE HOUSE STAYS’: REMITTING, RESTORING AND REMAKING HOME IN A FAMILY HOUSE IN CUENCA, ECUADOR (BOCCAGNI & YAPO, ‘HOUSING, THEORY AND SOCIETY’, 2022)

Paolo Boccagni and Stefania Yapo have just published an article in Housing, Theory and Society, through the biography of a migrant family house in Ecuador. By in-depth fieldwork on the lived story of one particular house, the authors delve into questions of memory-building, space (re)appropriation, temporality, care and commodification that speak to the broader debate on transnational migration … Leggi tutto ‘YOU’RE ALWAYS IN TRANSIT, BUT THE HOUSE STAYS’: REMITTING, RESTORING AND REMAKING HOME IN A FAMILY HOUSE IN CUENCA, ECUADOR (BOCCAGNI & YAPO, ‘HOUSING, THEORY AND SOCIETY’, 2022)

FROM BREADWINNER TO BEDRIDDEN: VULNERABLE TALES OF A LABOR MIGRANT HOUSEHOLD IN ITALY (S. BONFANTI, ‘FOCAAL’, 2022)

Former hominger Sara Bonfanti has recently published an article, From breadwinner to bedridden: Vulnerable tales of a labor migrant household in Italy, in Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology.The article is part of a Special Issue on Vulnerable homes on the move edited by Sara Bonfanti together with Aurora Massa and Shuhua Chen. From breadwinner to bedridden: Vulnerable tales of a … Leggi tutto FROM BREADWINNER TO BEDRIDDEN: VULNERABLE TALES OF A LABOR MIGRANT HOUSEHOLD IN ITALY (S. BONFANTI, ‘FOCAAL’, 2022)

HOMING: A CATEGORY FOR RESEARCH ON SPACE APPROPRIATION AND HOME-ORIENTED MOBILITIES (P. BOCCAGNI, ‘MOBILITIES’, 2022)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni has just published in Mobilities an open access article that revisits and advances further the project's theoretical approach, after five years of fieldwork.Homing: a category for research on space appropriation and ‘home-oriented’ mobilities https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2022.2046977 Abstract This article is a conceptual invitation to homing, to revisit the everyday social experience of home as a situated manifestation of … Leggi tutto HOMING: A CATEGORY FOR RESEARCH ON SPACE APPROPRIATION AND HOME-ORIENTED MOBILITIES (P. BOCCAGNI, ‘MOBILITIES’, 2022)

‘STAYHOME’ AS A YOUTUBE PERFORMANCE: REPRESENTING AND RESHAPING DOMESTIC SPACE UNDER THE 2020 COVID LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (BOCCAGNI, BRODESCO, LA BRUNA, ‘EUROPEAN SOCIETIES’, 2022)

What does home mean, and how does it change, once 'staying home' becomes an unprecedented legal obligation? How is the home represented online, as a result? In a new article, just out in European Societies, Boccagni, Brodesco and La Bruna offer an original understanding of the ways in which the home is presented, understood and modified under the … Leggi tutto ‘STAYHOME’ AS A YOUTUBE PERFORMANCE: REPRESENTING AND RESHAPING DOMESTIC SPACE UNDER THE 2020 COVID LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (BOCCAGNI, BRODESCO, LA BRUNA, ‘EUROPEAN SOCIETIES’, 2022)