‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Daniela Giudici (HOASI, Univ. of Trento) have just published a study of domestic hospitality for refugees in Italy, approached through a multiscalar understanding of home. The article is available as online first in Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Paolo Boccagni & Daniela Giudici (2021) Entering into domestic hospitality for refugees: a critical inquiry through a … Leggi tutto ‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

HOMInG’s Paolo Boccagni and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (University of Southern California) have just published a new article on the potential of homemaking as a category to approach migrant incorporation at a local level, moving beyond the predominant opposition between assimilation (or integration) and transnationalism. The piece, just out in International Migration, is part of a Special Issue on ‘How migrants become members’, edited … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

Feeling at home across time and place, by HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Compas' Carlos Vargas-Silva, has just been published in Population, Space and Place [open access]. This is the first product out of HOMInG's transnational survey in London, Madrid and Milan (2019). The study was driven by the aim to make sense of migrants' views, emotions and … Leggi tutto FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

B. ARMANNI: MAPPING THE MEANINGS OF HOME THROUGH ART (HOMING WP 12_2021)

HOMInG Working paper no. 12_2021Mapping the meanings of home through artA large-scale exploratory analysis of art exhibitions on homeBernardo Armanni, Università di Trento - ERC StG HOMInGbernardo.armanni@unitn.it AbstractThis Working Paper contributes to the literature on home with a large-scale explorationof the ways in which home is represented and translated into art. An extended primarydataset (N=846) … Leggi tutto B. ARMANNI: MAPPING THE MEANINGS OF HOME THROUGH ART (HOMING WP 12_2021)

SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)

HOMInG’s Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia and Paolo Boccagni have just published an article on transnational housing and migrants’ desires, imaginaries and practices about home ownership in the country of origin in Migration and Development.  See the abstract below. More info on the underlying research and key findings, and copies of the article, available by contacting the authors! Selling … Leggi tutto SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)

Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas (in “Embodying religion, gender and sexuality”, 2020)

NEW PUBLICATION OUT by HOMINGER Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas This contribution undertakes an ethnographic analysis of the shifting meaning that the dastar (turban), as a gendered body marker, may represent for the Sikh diaspora in countries of resettlement. Drawing from extensive fieldwork in Italy and Britain, this chapter … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas (in “Embodying religion, gender and sexuality”, 2020)

SARA BONFANTI: “A SUON DI PORTE: TRAIETTORIE ABITATIVE DI UN RICHIEDENTE ASILO PAKISTANO IN ITALIA. UN APPROCCIO BIOGRAFICO” (STUDI EMIGRAZIONE, 2020)

The article considers one life story, emblematic of seeking refuge in Italy today. Shaneer, let’s name him so, is a middle-aged man, fled from Pakistan after forsaking a weapons’ Lord, routed through the Balkans and ended up drifting for years across the peninsula. Combining ethnography with conversation analysis, this piece revisits the accounts rendered by … Leggi tutto SARA BONFANTI: “A SUON DI PORTE: TRAIETTORIE ABITATIVE DI UN RICHIEDENTE ASILO PAKISTANO IN ITALIA. UN APPROCCIO BIOGRAFICO” (STUDI EMIGRAZIONE, 2020)

P. BOCCAGNI, J.W. DUYVENDAK: MAKING HOME (IN “PRAGMATIC INQUIRY – CRITICAL CONCEPT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES”, 2020)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Jan Willem Duyvendak (University of Amsterdam) have recently published a book chapter on Making home within the edited collection Pragmatic inquiry: Critical concepts for social sciences, edited by  J.R. Bowen, N.Dodier, J.W. Duyvendak, A. Hardon, Routledge, 2020. See below the abstract of their chapter, and the presentation of the book.   Making Home By Paolo Boccagni, Jan … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, J.W. DUYVENDAK: MAKING HOME (IN “PRAGMATIC INQUIRY – CRITICAL CONCEPT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES”, 2020)

NEW BOOK: THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE – A CONVERSATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni, Luis E. Pérez Murcia and Milena Belloni have recently published Thinking home on the move: a conversation across disciplines (Emerald, 2020). This is the fruit of extended and original conversations between homingers and a number of leading scholars across disciplines, framed by the authors by approaching home "on the move" and "from the margins".The … Leggi tutto NEW BOOK: THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE – A CONVERSATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES

P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020) This Working Paper provides a conceptual overview of the social experience of home and of its significance for transnational migration studies. Home, as a material setting, a special relationship with place or a source of distinctive emotions and social practices, is significantly affected by human … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): “AT HOME” ON YOUTUBE (BY FEDERICO LA BRUNA)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): "AT HOME" ON YOUTUBE by Federico La Bruna Abstract This post reviews the methodological bases of the construction of an original dataset of YouTube videos, during the spring 2020 lockdown in Italy. This pilot study aimed to investigate the ways in which home and domestic spaces were presented and … Leggi tutto #STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): “AT HOME” ON YOUTUBE (BY FEDERICO LA BRUNA)

TOWARD A SOCIOLOGY OF HOME AND HOMEMAKING: A SPECIAL ISSUE OF “CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”

Relative to other disciplines, sociology has relatively neglected the study of home so far. Why is that, and what is the potential contribution of this disciplinary background? In addressing these questions, Paolo Boccagni and Margarethe Kusenbach have recently edited a Special Issue of ISA's Journal Current Sociology (68)5, 2020, Toward a sociology of home and homemaking. The volume provides a … Leggi tutto TOWARD A SOCIOLOGY OF HOME AND HOMEMAKING: A SPECIAL ISSUE OF “CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”

P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

Why study migrant houses in countries of origin? The question, which informs a number of case studies across HOMInG's fieldwork, has been systematically addressed by Paolo Boccagni, together with Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO, Norway), in a paper recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.Migrant houses in countries of origin, referred to as … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

P. BOCCAGNI: AT HOME IN THE CENTRE? SPATIAL APPROPRIATION AND HORIZONS OF HOMEMAKING IN RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS (HOMING WP 10_2020)

This new HOMInG working paper aims to reconceptualize the debate on the lived experience of accommodation for asylum seekers, as a matter of home and homemaking. Several studies have recently emphasized the influence of housing quality on the ways in which asylum reception centres are experienced, and possibly re-adapted, by the residents. Reception facilities can indeed facilitate … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI: AT HOME IN THE CENTRE? SPATIAL APPROPRIATION AND HORIZONS OF HOMEMAKING IN RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS (HOMING WP 10_2020)