Online Book launch: Katherine Brickell, HOME SOS (September 25 at 12 CET)

HOMInG's seminar 41_20, online (via zoom), will be with Prof. Katherine Brickell (Royal Holloway, University of London UK). HOMInG's Luis E. Pérez Murcia and Paolo Boccagni will introduce and discuss Katherine's new book, Home SOS: Gender, Violence, and Survival in crisis Ordinary Cambodia. This will  result in a promising conversation on the critical geographies of home (un)making and domestic violence, … Leggi tutto Online Book launch: Katherine Brickell, HOME SOS (September 25 at 12 CET)

JASON HART: SAFE AS HOUSES? SHELTER AND HOME IN DISPLACEMENT CAMPS (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 38_19, prof. Jason Hart (University of Bath) presented his past and ongoing research on the experience of displacement and home among residents in refugee camps. See the abstract below. See the video here. Jason Hart (University of Bath) Safe as Houses?: Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps Forced displacement is commonly conceptualised as … Leggi tutto JASON HART: SAFE AS HOUSES? SHELTER AND HOME IN DISPLACEMENT CAMPS (VIDEO)

Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto: “Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy”

Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy by Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto “Cuántas casas ya están terminadas y no están habitadas. No regresan. No están disfrutando su casa. Así que son promesas. Del regreso.” “So many houses are already finished and not inhabited. They don't come back. They're not enjoying their … Leggi tutto Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto: “Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy”

NEW SEMINAR: MILENA BELLONI, “AN IMPOSSIBLE ALLIANCE ON HOUSING?” (FEBRUARY 20, 4PM)

HOMInG's seminar 39_20 will be with Milena Belloni, who will present the preliminary findings of her fieldwork on the housing arrangements of undocumented migrants and refugees in Amsterdam. See the abstract below. The seminar will take place at the Dpt. of Sociology on Thursday, February 20, at 4pm. All welcome!  Milena Belloni (Università di Trento) An impossible alliance on housing? Squatters, … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR: MILENA BELLONI, “AN IMPOSSIBLE ALLIANCE ON HOUSING?” (FEBRUARY 20, 4PM)

Of Domes and Robes: Come il culto si fa casa. An Ethnographic Short Film on freedom of worship and the rights to the city

Of Domes and Robes: Come il culto si fa casa. An Ethnographic Short Film on freedom of worship and the rights to the city Pic.1_Film First Look! As anticipated on our social media, a first-time cinematic project is in progress @HOMInG, aiming to add visibility and participation to our exploration of home and migration. Suturing … Leggi tutto Of Domes and Robes: Come il culto si fa casa. An Ethnographic Short Film on freedom of worship and the rights to the city

New seminar with Jason Hart: Safe as Houses? Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps

HOMInG's seminar 38_19, next November 26, will be with prof. Jason Hart, a social anthropologist from the University of Bath [https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/jason-hart/publications/]. See the abstract of Jason's presentation below. As usual, all invited! Jason Hart (University of Bath) Safe as Houses?: Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps Forced displacement is commonly conceptualised as a temporary condition: an … Leggi tutto New seminar with Jason Hart: Safe as Houses? Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps

ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO: “HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE” (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 32_19, Alejandro Miranda Nieto gave a presentation on Home as infrastructure, process and practice. Alejandro shows how material infrastructures shape migrants' experience of home in a number of ways, illuminated by an ethnographic engagement with(in) their dwellings. Alejandro Miranda-Nieto: Home as infrastructure, process and practice Unremarkable as they may appear, the technological assemblages that facilitate … Leggi tutto ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO: “HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE” (VIDEO)

“TRANSNATIONAL RETURN AND SOCIAL CHANGE”: BOOK PRESENTATION WITH REMUS ANGHEL

HOMInG's seminar 38/19, on October 17 at 3pm (Dpt. of Sociology), will be with sociologist Remus Gabriel Anghel (University of Cluj-Napoca). Remus will present the book Transnational Return and social change: Hierarchies, identities and ideas (Anthem, 2019 - coedited with Margit Fauser and Paolo Boccagni). All welcome to the presentation! More info: http://www.anthempress.com/transnational-return-and-social-change-hb

“MI CASA – MY HOME”: SEMINAR ON “THE HOUSES OF THE ABSENT ONES” WITH OSCAR MOLINA AND BRENDA STEINECKE SOTO

HOMInG's seminar 37/19, on October 15 at 5pm (Dpt. of Sociology), will be with Colombian film-makers Oscar Molina and Brenda Steinecke Soto. Oscar and Brenda are the authors of a pioneering filming work on migrant "remittance houses": Mi casa - My home (https://micasamyhomefilm.weebly.com). All welcome to this public event, which will be part of a two-day intensive workshop on home, … Leggi tutto “MI CASA – MY HOME”: SEMINAR ON “THE HOUSES OF THE ABSENT ONES” WITH OSCAR MOLINA AND BRENDA STEINECKE SOTO

NEW SEMINAR WITH DAVID FITZGERALD: REFUGE BEYOND REACH – HOW RICH DEMOCRACIES REPEL ASYLUM SEEKERS

HOMInG's seminar 36_19, on October 14 at 3pm, will be with prof. David Fitzgerald (UC San Diego). David will present his new book, Refuge beyond reach: How rich democracies repel asylum seekers.  All welcome (Dpt. of Sociology, first floor)! See the abstract below. David Fitzgerald (University of California, San Diego) Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR WITH DAVID FITZGERALD: REFUGE BEYOND REACH – HOW RICH DEMOCRACIES REPEL ASYLUM SEEKERS

BARBARA BERTOLANI: “SOME PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS OUT OF HOMING’S FIELDWORK IN PUNJAB, INDIA”

SOME PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS OUT OF HOMING’S FIELDWORK IN PUNJAB, INDIA by BARBARA BERTOLANI During my research in Punjab (India), on August 5, 2019 I went to the Center for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID) in Chandigarh to deliver a lecture on South Asian Immigrants in Italy. The lecture was addressed to PhD students … Leggi tutto BARBARA BERTOLANI: “SOME PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS OUT OF HOMING’S FIELDWORK IN PUNJAB, INDIA”