HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION

HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION HOMInG WP 3_2018 - Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Alejandro Miranda Setting the table, having a seat. A reflection on positionalities while searching for home and migration  It is widely recognised in contemporary social scholarship … Leggi tutto HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION

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

HOMING @ BSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE (NEWCASTLE, 10 APRIL)

Within the Annual conference of the British Sociological Association in Newcastle, next April 10 (9-10.30am), Paolo Boccagni will convene a 'special event' on Researching home, sociologically. The session will include contributions by Caroline Blunt (When and Why Are We at Home (In Our Research)? Adaptability, Hospitality and Attachment); Anna Pechurina (The Study of Diasporic Identities through Home-Making Practices); and Paolo Boccagni (Home Tours: Towards … Leggi tutto HOMING @ BSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE (NEWCASTLE, 10 APRIL)

HOMInG @ CHICAGO’S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF EUROPEANISTS (CES)  

Paolo Boccagni and Alejandro Miranda will participate in the annual meeting of the Council for European Studies (CES) in  on March 28-30. Paolo and Alejandro will present their work in a session on Domopolitics, and beyond; on the political mobilization of 'home' in Europe and North America (March 29), together with Jan Willem Duyvendak, Peter Kivisto and Fenneke Wekker. … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ CHICAGO’S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF EUROPEANISTS (CES)  

HOMInG @ UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR

On March 26 at 1pm Paolo Boccagni will give an invited talk at the University of Windsor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology. The talk will be on "Homing" as an everyday optic on migrant trajectories of local integration: Beyond assimilation vs transnationalism. More info on http://www.uwindsor.ca/sociology/173/paolo-boccagni-visiting-speaker

AURORA MASSA: “ARCHANGELS, HOLY PICTURES, DEVOTIONAL GATHERINGS – RELIGION AND HOMEMAKING IN THE DWELLINGS OF ERITREAN MIGRANTS”

ARCHANGELS, HOLY PICTURES, DEVOTIONAL GATHERINGS - RELIGION AND HOMEMAKING IN THE DWELLINGS OF ERITREAN MIGRANTS by Aurora Massa Based on my fieldwork in London, this post focuses on some religious practices which take place in the domestic spaces of Eritrean migrants. By analysing icons and devotional gatherings for celebrating holy figures I reflect on the … Leggi tutto AURORA MASSA: “ARCHANGELS, HOLY PICTURES, DEVOTIONAL GATHERINGS – RELIGION AND HOMEMAKING IN THE DWELLINGS OF ERITREAN MIGRANTS”

Sara Bonfanti: “Back to the navel… down and out in Brent and Southall”

The post goes through the author’s second ethnographic fieldwork in Greater London last February, giving voice to the people met (mostly British South Asians living north and west of the City) and their accounts of the home experience. Keywords: memory and belonging; civic engagement and estrangement.   BACK TO THE NAVEL_ DOWN AND OUT IN … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: “Back to the navel… down and out in Brent and Southall”

Paolo Boccagni: On migrant ways of making home in the public, beyond symbolic ethnicity – notes from my pilot fieldwork in Madrid

On migrant ways of making home in the public, beyond symbolic ethnicity - notes from my pilot fieldwork in Madrid by Paolo Boccagni   I've often been to Madrid, albeit only for short periods. This is what most academics do as they bounce, luckily but also a bit sadly, from one conference to the next. … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: On migrant ways of making home in the public, beyond symbolic ethnicity – notes from my pilot fieldwork in Madrid

HOMInG @ Observatorio Vasco de Inmigración: “la casa como lugar, aspiración y símbolo para estudiar vidas en movimiento”

HOMInG's PI Paolo Boccagni will give a seminar at the Observatorio Vasco de Inmigracion, Universidad del Pais Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, next January 31 at 11am. The seminar, in Spanish, will be on "Home-making in migration: Home as a place, aspiration and symbol for the study of lives on the move". More info: @ikuspegi_eus; www.ikuspegi.eus/documentos/convocatorias/seminario_paolo_boccagniOK.pdf La … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ Observatorio Vasco de Inmigración: “la casa como lugar, aspiración y símbolo para estudiar vidas en movimiento”