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

New seminar: Ann Varley, “From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling”

The first HOMInG seminar of 2019 will take place next January 18 at 11am, Dpt. of Sociology. Ann Varley, a Professor of Human Geography at UCL, will give a presentation on From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling. See the abstract below. All welcome! From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and … Leggi tutto New seminar: Ann Varley, “From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling”

NEW CALL: A POSTDOC FOR QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH ON HOME AND MIGRATION (DEADLINE: JANUARY 23)

HOMInG has just opened a new postdoctoral position, one-year long, to recruit a researcher with a strong expertise in quantitative techniques, data collection and analysis in migration studies. All those interested should apply, online only, before January 23 at the following link: https://www.unitn.it/ateneo/bando/55420/dipartimento-di-sociologia-e-ricerca-sociale-avviso-di-selezione-per-il-conferimento-di-n-1-assegno&source=gmail&ust=1545483221969000&usg=AFQjCNEcAb93g3DHKmbWL7JU75IjyI60Qg More info: paolo.boccagni@unitn.it 

NEW SEMINAR – FLORE GUBERT: MIGRANT HOMETOWN ASSOCIATIONS AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN MALI AND SENEGAL

The next HOMInG seminar will take place next Monday, December 3 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology. Economist Flore Gubert (DIAL, Paris) will give a presentation on Migrant hometown associations and local development in Mali and Senegal. See the abstract below. All welcome! Migrant hometown associations (HTAs) and local development in Mali & Senegal Prof. Flore GUBERT (DIAL, Paris) The presentation will first describe Malian … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR – FLORE GUBERT: MIGRANT HOMETOWN ASSOCIATIONS AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN MALI AND SENEGAL

Two meetings on refugees, home and housing in Trento

The EMES-COST research seminar Tackling the migrant and refugee challenge will take place at the Dpt. of Sociology, Trento, next November 22-23. HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will convene a session on housing arrangements and pathways for asylum seekers and refugees.   On November 24, moreover, the EURICSE national seminar (in Italian) Territori accoglienti will take place in Trento: http://www.ideeinrete.coop/articoli-home-page/32-migranti/640-worshop-territori-accoglienti

New seminar with Helen Taylor: Home on the Move – The negotiated meaning of home for refugees in London

The next HOMInG seminar will be with Dr. Helen Taylor, the author of a very inspiring book on Refugees and the meaning of home  The seminar will take place next November 15 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology. See the abstract below. All welcome! The concept of home is central to the study of forced migration: a refugee is, … Leggi tutto New seminar with Helen Taylor: Home on the Move – The negotiated meaning of home for refugees in London

New seminar – A.M. Brighenti: Urban thresholds and modes of domestication

HOMInG seminar no. 22_18 will be with Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento) next October 10 at 11am, Dpt. of Sociology, Trento. See the abstract below. All welcome! A.M. Brighenti (University of Trento)   Urban thresholds and modes of domestication In this lecture, I propose to explore urban space through the notion of threshold. The latter … Leggi tutto New seminar – A.M. Brighenti: Urban thresholds and modes of domestication

A SEMINAR WITH GHASSAN HAGE: THE PRODUCTION OF HOMELINESS – INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE LOGIC OF GENERALIZED DOMESTICATION

HOMInG's seminar 21_18, next September 11 at 6pm, will be with prof. Ghassan Hage (University of Melbourne). The seminar will be on The production of homeliness. See more details below. All welcome @UniTrento Dpt of Sociology, 3rd Floor, 6pm. The production of homeliness: inside and outside the logic of generalized domestication Ghassan Hage (University of Melbourne) Generalised Domestication, as I … Leggi tutto A SEMINAR WITH GHASSAN HAGE: THE PRODUCTION OF HOMELINESS – INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE LOGIC OF GENERALIZED DOMESTICATION

A seminar with Deirdre McKay: Home against home – unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora 

HOMInG's seminar 20_18, next Thursday June 21 at 5pm, will be with Deirdre McKay, a geographer from Keele University. Deirdre has a very rich ethnographic research experience within the Filipino diaspora on a global scale. She has published extensively on migration and transnational relationships, kinship, emotion and remittances, among other topics. The practices and dilemmas of homemaking … Leggi tutto A seminar with Deirdre McKay: Home against home – unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora 

New seminar: Antonio Tosi, “Rethinking housing as a matter of social welfare” (in Italian)

HOMInG seminar 19_18 (in Italian) will take place next May 23 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology. The invited speaker is Antonio Tosi (Politecnico di Milano), a very well-known sociologist of housing. His discussants will be Teresio Poggio and Paolo Boccagni. Tosi's presentation will be related to his recent book Le case dei poveri: E' ancora possibile … Leggi tutto New seminar: Antonio Tosi, “Rethinking housing as a matter of social welfare” (in Italian)

A SEMINAR WITH NANCY FONER: “FEELING AT HOME – NATIONAL IDENTITY AND THE SECOND GENERATION IN THE US AND WESTERN EUROPE”

HS 18_18 will be with Nancy Foner, an outstanding migration scholar and a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York. The seminar will take place at the Dpt. of Sociology, UniTrento, next Tuesday, May 8 at 4pm. See abstract below. All welcome! Drawing on an analysis of immigrant and second generation integration in the United States, … Leggi tutto A SEMINAR WITH NANCY FONER: “FEELING AT HOME – NATIONAL IDENTITY AND THE SECOND GENERATION IN THE US AND WESTERN EUROPE”

Home and everyday domopolitics: A. Miranda, F. Wekker, P. Boccagni and J.W. Duyvendak 

Last March 29 the Annual meeting of Europeanists (CES) in Chicago hosted a session on Domopolitics, and beyond: on the political mobilization of ‘home’ in Europe and North America. The session involved HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Alejandro Miranda, as well as Jan Willem Duyvendak and Fenneke Wekker (both from the University of Amsterdam).  Based on original theoretical and empirical contributions, the session interrogated … Leggi tutto Home and everyday domopolitics: A. Miranda, F. Wekker, P. Boccagni and J.W. Duyvendak