HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti and Aurora Massa will participate in the 2018 meeting of the European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) in Stockholm. Their presentations will be part of the session  Houses and domestic space in the diaspora: materiality, senses and temporalities in migrants' dwellings, convened by Ester Gallo and Henrike Donner (August 16 at … Leggi tutto HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

Aurora Massa: “Knowledge production, ethical participation and political commitment. Notes from the Annual meeting of Escapes”

Knowledge production, ethical participation and political commitment Notes from the Annual meeting of Escapes by Aurora Massa   At the end of June I attended the conference Ragion di stato, ragioni umanitarie. Genealogie e prospettive del sistema di asilo (Reason of state, reasons of humanitarism. Genealogies and perspectives on the asylum regime) in Milan, where … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: “Knowledge production, ethical participation and political commitment. Notes from the Annual meeting of Escapes”

Paolo Boccagni: “On Imiscoe 2018 – How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place”

Paolo Boccagni: "On Imiscoe 2018 - How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place" I felt quite at home in Barcelona, for three days, in a place I'd never been before - the Ciutadela campus of Pompeu Fabra University. The Annual conference of IMISCOE took place there in early … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “On Imiscoe 2018 – How and why to make oneself at home, once per year, once per place”

Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: ‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’

‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’ By Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia People migrate for several reasons. While some move in the search for safety following experiences of conflict and violence, others move in the search for economic betterment or academic opportunities. Lucho’s migratory experience challenges binary frameworks … Leggi tutto Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: ‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’

“Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa

Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison Alejandro Miranda, Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa Keywords: cross-country case studies, sharing ethnography, reflexivity, research methods. Comparing is a resource of insight in our project. It is also a commitment: how do comparing across social groups and field sites can do justice to and emphasise the uniqueness of … Leggi tutto “Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa

HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will participate in the Uppsala conference of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) next June 26-29 (http://www.enhr2018.com). His presentation will be a part of the "Housing and Refugees" Workshop (Session 3, June 28, 11-12.30). The programme of the workshop is available at this link: http://www.enhr2018.com/digitalAssets/689/c_689982-l_1-k_ws-07-housing-and-refugees.pdf See the title and abstract of his presentation below. … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

Sara Bonfanti: “Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam”

Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam By Sara Bonfanti The Post highlights some epiphanies of doing ethnography in the Dutch capital, searching for patterns of Indo-Pakistani migrations, and finding savoury exceptionalities. Tags: Hindustanis, associations, migration visas, houses of worship, Netherlands.   Pic.1_Amsterdam, channelling touristsApril 2018. I shifted to the NL quite reluctantly, … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: “Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam”

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