GIULIANA COSTA @ HOMING: EMERGING CARE NEEDS AND THE (RE)CONSTRUCTION OF DOMESTIC SPACE

In HOMInG's seminar no. 13_17 (in Italian), Giuliana Costa (Politecnico, Milano) discusses the prospects for home-making in social welfare practice with vulnerable people leaving their usual domestic arrangements - what "used to be home". Drawing from instances of housing initiatives for the elderly, the disabled and asylum seekers, and from the subjective experience of clients … Leggi tutto GIULIANA COSTA @ HOMING: EMERGING CARE NEEDS AND THE (RE)CONSTRUCTION OF DOMESTIC SPACE

COSTRUCTING HOUSES – CREATING HOME: A SEMINAR WITH PETER KELLETT

The first 2018 seminar of HOMInG will be with Peter Kellett (Newcastle University) next January 10, 2.30pm, Dipartimento di Sociologia. See more info below. As usual, all welcome!   Constructing houses: creating home. Informal building and dwelling practices in Colombia Peter Kellett (Newcastle University) Increasing proportions of the world’s urban population create their own dwellings through … Leggi tutto COSTRUCTING HOUSES – CREATING HOME: A SEMINAR WITH PETER KELLETT

PNINA WERBNER @ HOMING: THE ILLUSION OF SIMULTANEITY – WHEN HOME LOSES ITS ‘HOMELINESS’ 

On her visit to HOMInG, in November 2017, anthropologist Pnina Werbner (Keele University) gave a lecture on the prospects and limitations of migrant simultaneous engagement in two or more countries. By revisiting the work of innumerable theorists and researchers, from DuBois and Schutz to contemporary scholars of transnationalism, Werbner suggests that migration tends to separate the … Leggi tutto PNINA WERBNER @ HOMING: THE ILLUSION OF SIMULTANEITY – WHEN HOME LOSES ITS ‘HOMELINESS’ 

Where next? Emerging care needs and the (re)construction of domestic space: a seminar with Giuliana Costa

HOMInG' seminar 13_17, next December 12 at 3pm, will be with Giuliana Costa (Politecnico di Milano). See the abstract below. All Italian speakers welcome! Dove lo/la metto? Dalla casa d'origine al trovare-casa “Dove lo/la metto?” è una domanda con cui buona parte delle persone si deve confrontare nell’arco dell’esistenza. All’insorgere di problemi e di vuoti di … Leggi tutto Where next? Emerging care needs and the (re)construction of domestic space: a seminar with Giuliana Costa

DANIEL MILLER @ HOMING: MIGRANTS AND HOME DECORATION, OFFLINE AND ONLINE

HOMInG seminar no. 10, last October, was with anthropologist Daniel Miller (@DannyAnth). In his speech, Prof. Miller provides an extended and stimulating overview of migrants' home-making through his research findings, across continents, over the last decades. Ethnographic case studies of migration from Trinidad, Jamaica, the Philippines and China are used to stimulate a critical debate … Leggi tutto DANIEL MILLER @ HOMING: MIGRANTS AND HOME DECORATION, OFFLINE AND ONLINE

Two HOMInG seminars with Pnina Werbner (November 9-10)

On November 9-10 HOMInG will host social anthropologist Pnina Werbner, a leading scholar of migration and diasporas. On Thursday November 9 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology, prof. Werbner will give a public seminar on The Illusion of Simultaneity: When Home loses its ‘Homeliness’ (see the abstract below). On the following day, November 10 at 11am, Pnina will … Leggi tutto Two HOMInG seminars with Pnina Werbner (November 9-10)

“Interior Decoration – Offline and Online”: a seminar with Daniel Miller (October 16)

Interior Decoration - Offline and Online: a seminar with Daniel Miller Daniel Miller (UCL) is a very well-known anthropologist of material culture, consumption, domesticity and polymedia. October 16, h. 16.00 Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, via Verdi, 26 - Trento, Sala Professori Speaker: Daniel Miller Discussant: Nicholas Harney Introduction: Paolo Boccagni