Olivia Sheringham and Janetka Platun: The globe as home? Urban dwelling, collaboration and the rolling story of Globe

Last year the British Prime Minster famously said ‘ If you believe you’re a citizen of the world, you’re a citizen of nowhere’. Why is it so easy to discard what connects us all? What can be created from the rejected fragments? During a workshop these ideas were explored and discussed. Staff and students drew … Leggi tutto Olivia Sheringham and Janetka Platun: The globe as home? Urban dwelling, collaboration and the rolling story of Globe

LUIS EDUARDO PEREZ MURCIA: “‘Looking at the Invisible’: The Painful Memories of Losing Home amongst Internally Displaced People in Colombia”

LUIS EDUARDO PEREZ MURCIA:  ‘Looking at the Invisible’: The Painful Memories of Losing Home amongst Internally Displaced People in Colombia  Within HOMInG's seminar 15_18, last February, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia gave a presentation on the loss and memories of home among the internally displaced in Colombia. His presentation explores the temporal and spatial dimensions of the relationship between conflict, displacement … Leggi tutto LUIS EDUARDO PEREZ MURCIA: “‘Looking at the Invisible’: The Painful Memories of Losing Home amongst Internally Displaced People in Colombia”

GLOBE: A CITIZEN OF NOWHERE – A WORKSHOP WITH JANETKA PLATUN

Please join us, next Thursday (April 12) from 4 to 6, for a public screening of Globe's film 'Here Be Dragons'. Globe is a collaborative filmic and sculptural project developed by Janetka Platun and the School of Geography and Drama at Queen Mary University of London. The film explores questions of home and migration in East London. The … Leggi tutto GLOBE: A CITIZEN OF NOWHERE – A WORKSHOP WITH JANETKA PLATUN

NEW SEMINAR: Exploring urban dwelling and migration through collaboration and creative practice (April 13)

HOMInG's seminar no 17_18 will take place next April 13 at 11am, Dpt. of Sociology. The invited speakers are Olivia Sheringham and Janetka Platun (Queen Mary, University of London). This seminar will discuss the relationships between urban dwelling, migration and mobility with a particular focus on creative practice and collaborations beyond the academy. The discussion will comprise of two key … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR: Exploring urban dwelling and migration through collaboration and creative practice (April 13)

NEW SEMINAR: VISUAL METHODS FOR THE STUDY OF HOME AND MIGRATION

The third seminar of HOMInG in 2018 (HS 16_18) will take place next March 19 at 11am, Dpt. of Sociology. Annalisa Frisina and Mackda Ghebremariam Tesfaù (University of Padova) will give two presentations on the role of visual methods in researching home and migration. See below for more details. As usual, All welcome!  Visual Methods in Migration Studies. An … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR: VISUAL METHODS FOR THE STUDY OF HOME AND MIGRATION

NEW SEMINAR – From migration and refugee studies to homing… and beyond: Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia, Milena Belloni

The second seminar of HOMInG in 2018 (HS 15_18) will take place next February 27 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology. It will be based on three presentations by new HOMInG researchers Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia and Milena Belloni. See below for more details. As usual, All welcome! HS 15_18: From migration and refugee studies to … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR – From migration and refugee studies to homing… and beyond: Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia, Milena Belloni

Peter Kellett @ HOMInG: Going beyond shelter. A longitudinal study of homemaking in rural Colombia

On the first HOMInG seminar in 2018, Peter Kellett (Newcastle University - @StudentsNCL) gives a rich and fascinating account out of his longitudinal ethnography of an informal settlement in rural Colombia. His lecture combines insights from architecture, anthropology and material culture, thereby following the life of dwellers and of their housing arrangements over time. Peter Kellett … Leggi tutto Peter Kellett @ HOMInG: Going beyond shelter. A longitudinal study of homemaking in rural Colombia

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’