HOMING SEMINAR (JUNE 3, 10 CEST): “HOME BALLOON – CONTENTUAL AND CONCEPTUAL STRETCHING OF HOME. FAMILY ASPIRATIONS ON THE MOVE” BY STEFANIA TOMA

Next HOMInG seminar [56_21] will be held on June 3th, at 10am CEST, by Stefania Toma.AbstractWhat is Home for families living in poverty and at the margins of society? Can we understand their international (or rather liquid) migration as aspiration for creating a place where they can feel at home? What do Romanian Roma returnees … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (JUNE 3, 10 CEST): “HOME BALLOON – CONTENTUAL AND CONCEPTUAL STRETCHING OF HOME. FAMILY ASPIRATIONS ON THE MOVE” BY STEFANIA TOMA

NEW HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 18, 10 CEST): “‘Moved by the hand of God’: Exploring the role of communities of faith in the home-migration nexus”

Next HOMInG Seminar [55_21] will be held on May 18th, at 10am CEST, by Luis Eduardo Perez-Murcia (University of Trento, ERC HOMInG). Abstract What and where is home for those who are moved by the hand of God? How does mobility driven by people’s faith complicate the home-mobility nexus? Based on the life story of … Leggi tutto NEW HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 18, 10 CEST): “‘Moved by the hand of God’: Exploring the role of communities of faith in the home-migration nexus”

HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 11, 4 CEST): “Art, Borders and Belonging” online book presentation

Next HOMInG’s seminar (54_21), will be an online book presentation of Art, Borders and Belonging: On Home and Migration (edited by Bloomsbury, 2021). The seminar will be held on May 11th at 4pm CEST. Speakers include the book's editors, Maria Photiou and Marsha Meskimmon, as well as the contributors Lydia Wooldridge, Nadia Garcia, Imogen Racz, … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 11, 4 CEST): “Art, Borders and Belonging” online book presentation

HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 6, 10 CET): Exploring the sacralization of migrant homes: religious rituals, objects and spaces as ways of home-making (BY BARBARA BERTOLANI)

HOMInG's seminar 53_21 will be held on May 6th, at 10am CET, by Barbara Bertolani. Can the everyday lived religious experience in migrants’ homes be considered as something that allows for a social appropriation and construction of domestic space by its inhabitants? In this HOMInG seminar Barbara Bertolani will explore the ritualization of migrants’ dwellings … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 6, 10 CET): Exploring the sacralization of migrant homes: religious rituals, objects and spaces as ways of home-making (BY BARBARA BERTOLANI)

HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)

In HOMInG's seminar 51_21, Sara Bonfanti focuses on the narrative travels of salwar-kameez - the Punjabi suit - by combining fashion theory and social anthropology. At the crossroad between homemade and retailed clothing, this versatile three-piece garment is widely worn among South Asian men and women, as a gendered embodiment of ethnic pride, religious modesty, overthrown subaltern identity. Based … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)

HOMING WEBINAR (APRIL 22, 11 CET): HAGAR KOTEF, ‘THE COLONIZING SELF – OR, HOME AND HOMELESSNESS IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE’

Next HOMInG's seminar [50_21], will be with Dr. Hagar Kotef (SOAS, University of London), next April 22 at 11 CET. Hagar will present her new book The colonizing self, or home and homelessness in Israel/Palestine (Duke University Press, 2020). See the abstract of Hagar Kotef's presentation below. Please register in advance (bernardo.armanni@unitn.it) Abstract Colonizers continuously transform spaces of violence into … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (APRIL 22, 11 CET): HAGAR KOTEF, ‘THE COLONIZING SELF – OR, HOME AND HOMELESSNESS IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE’

HOMInG lands at the Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival 2021

by Sara Bonfanti RAI Film Festival 2021 – online edition was a rich, engaging and varied event that brought together the leading voices in the field of visual anthropology to interrogate cutting-edge documentary film practice. Over ten days, 19th - 28th March, the festival staged prize-winning films, panels, workshops, as well as Q&As with filmmakers, … Leggi tutto HOMInG lands at the Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival 2021

TASOULLA HADJIYANNI: TOWARD CULTURALLY ENRICHED COMMUNITIES: THE RIGHT TO HOME (VIDEO)

HOMInG's seminar 44_20, last October, was with Prof. Tasoulla Hadjiyanni (University of Minnesota), the author of The Right to Home: Exploring how space, culture and identity intersect with disparities, Palgrave, 2019. Tasoulla presented key findings and insights from her recent book and from her past research into the housing and domestic experience of immigrant and minority communities. https://www.youtube.com/embed/xx6HJmnilGE

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti has just published an article in Asian and Pacific Migration Journal on mobility, kinning and aspirations among South Asian-Italian families in Italy.See the abstract below. Where do we go from here? Exploring the future of mixed families between Italy and South AsiaFamily labor migration from South Asia to Europe is often framed … Leggi tutto WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

HOMING WEBINAR (FEBRUARY 16, 6PM CET): NANDITA SHARMA, “HOME RULE: THE MAKING OF POSTCOLONIAL NATIONAL-NATIVES AND THE HARDENING OF NATIONALISMS”

HOMInG's seminar 49_21 will be with prof. Nandita Sharma (@nsharma101) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The seminar will take (virtually) place next February 16 at 6pm CET. It will be inspired by Nandita's recent book Home Rule (Duke University Press, 2020). See the abstract of Nandita's presentation below. Nandita Sharma examines today’s ever-hardening politics of nationalism in … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (FEBRUARY 16, 6PM CET): NANDITA SHARMA, “HOME RULE: THE MAKING OF POSTCOLONIAL NATIONAL-NATIVES AND THE HARDENING OF NATIONALISMS”

HOMING WEBINAR (HS 48_21, FEBRUARY 11) – FLAVIA CANGIà: Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times

HOMInG Seminar HS 48_21 will be held on next February 11th, at 10am CET.Convenor: Sara Bonfanti (University of Trento, ERC HOMInG)Guest Speaker: Flavia Cangià (University of Fribourg, NCCR LIVES and NCCR –On the Move), author of Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times, Berghahn, 2021. “Liminal Moves is a fascinating exploration of the entanglements … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (HS 48_21, FEBRUARY 11) – FLAVIA CANGIà: Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times

MIRJANA LOZANOVSKA ON “MIGRANT HOUSING. ARCHITECTURE, DWELLING, MIGRATION” (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 42_20,  Prof.  Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin University, Melbourne) gave a special presentation of her recent book Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (Routledge, 2019). Drawing from the author's original theoretical elaboration and from her extended fieldwork experience between urban Australia and rural Macedonia, the presentation makes a powerful case for interdisciplinary research on migrant housing. See the video. https://www.youtube.com/embed/jVdzX0Y_kyA