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”

NEW SEMINAR: CECILIA MENJIVAR ON THE CRIMINALIZATION OF IMMIGRANTS THROUGH LAW AND MEDIA IN THE US

Next Wednesday, September 11 at 17.30, a new HOMInG seminar will take place with Prof. Cecilia Menjivar (@menjivar_ceci), a leading migration scholar from the University of California, Los Angeles. See the abstract of her presentation below. All invited! The Criminalization of Immigrants through Law and Media in the United States Prof. Cecilia Menjivar (UCLA) This presentation … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR: CECILIA MENJIVAR ON THE CRIMINALIZATION OF IMMIGRANTS THROUGH LAW AND MEDIA IN THE US

NEW SEMINAR – ALEJANDRO MIRANDA: HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE

HOMInG Seminar 32_2019, on April 12 at 11am (Dpt. of Sociology), will be with cultural sociologist Alejandro Miranda Nieto. Alejandro will revisit his fieldwork as "hominger", between 2017 and 2019, by connecting the study of home and migration with research on material infrastructures and affordances. See the abstract below. All welcome!   Home as infrastructure, … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR – ALEJANDRO MIRANDA: HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE

NEW SEMINAR – PEGGY LEVITT: Creating Home – National Literature as a Window on Belonging

HOMInG Seminar 31_2019, on April 11 at 4pm, will be with sociologist  Peggy Levitt (Wellesley College and Harvard University). Prof. Levitt is a leading scholar on migrant transnationalism, transnational social protection and cultural circulation, among other topics. We look forward to hosting her at the Dpt. of Sociology, University of Trento. See the title and abstract of her … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR – PEGGY LEVITT: Creating Home – National Literature as a Window on Belonging

New seminar – Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking practices among Eritrean refugees across Europe

HOMInG seminar 30_2019 will take place next March 14, Thursday, at 4pm - Dpt. of Sociology. The speaker will be HOMInG's Aurora Massa - title and abstract below. As usual, All welcome! Material culture, lived religion and homemaking practices among Eritrean refugees across Europe by Aurora Massa (University of Trento) This presentation discusses the importance of the religious domain in the … Leggi tutto New seminar – Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking practices among Eritrean refugees across Europe