THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE: A ROUNDTABLE WITH C. BRUN, J.W. DUYVENDAK AND M. LANCIONE (18 OCTOBER AT 12 CET – ONLINE)

HOMInG's seminar 58_21, next 18 October at 12pm CET, will be an ONLINE roundtable on the book Thinking home on the move: a conversation across disciplines (Emerald, 2020). Three colleagues we interview in the book, Cathrine Brun (Oxford Brookes), Jan Willem Duyvendak (NIAS and UvA) and Michele Lancione (Politecnico di Torino) will discuss questions of home on the move in their own research and … Leggi tutto THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE: A ROUNDTABLE WITH C. BRUN, J.W. DUYVENDAK AND M. LANCIONE (18 OCTOBER AT 12 CET – ONLINE)

STEFANIA YAPO: ‘THE REMITTANCE B&B: AN ARCHEOLOGY OF RELATIONS, OBJECTS AND MEMORIES IN MIGRANT TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING’ (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 52_21, last April, Stefania Yapo presented the preliminary findings of a study of migrants' transnational housing investments, related to a particular family house in Ecuador. This building lies at the core of a 'house story' that coalesces questions of cross-border mobility, family caregiving, material culture, memory-making and intergenerational wealth transmission. https://youtu.be/AAL8en2N4ng

ROBIN COHEN: THE CHANGING IDEA OF HOMELAND AND HOME IN DIASPORA STUDIES (SEMINAR, 22 SEPTEMBER, 12 CET)

Next HOMInG's seminar (58_21), on 22 September at 12pm (CET), will be with Prof. Robin Cohen (University of Oxford). Robin, a world-leading diaspora scholar who has recently "gifted" HOMInG a beautiful paper on "My lost Lithuanian home", will give an online talk on The Changing Idea of Homeland and Home in Diaspora Studies. See the abstract below.Registration: bernardo.armanni@unitn.it The Changing Idea … Leggi tutto ROBIN COHEN: THE CHANGING IDEA OF HOMELAND AND HOME IN DIASPORA STUDIES (SEMINAR, 22 SEPTEMBER, 12 CET)

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AS HOME AWAY FROM HOME? POTENTIALS AND DILEMMAS OF HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC AMONG THE SOMALI SWEDES IN RINKEBY, STOCKHOLM (MASSA & BOCCAGNI, ‘AJEC’, 2021)

What does home mean, and how does it work in the everyday public space, among a refugee minority group in a stigmatized and super-diverse urban environment? As a way to address this question, Aurora Massa and Paolo Boccagni have just published an open access article in the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, 30(1), 2021. The article stems from HOMInG's fieldwork among the … Leggi tutto THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AS HOME AWAY FROM HOME? POTENTIALS AND DILEMMAS OF HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC AMONG THE SOMALI SWEDES IN RINKEBY, STOCKHOLM (MASSA & BOCCAGNI, ‘AJEC’, 2021)

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