On the first HOMInG seminar in 2018, Peter Kellett (Newcastle University - @StudentsNCL) gives a rich and fascinating account out of his longitudinal ethnography of an informal settlement in rural Colombia. His lecture combines insights from architecture, anthropology and material culture, thereby following the life of dwellers and of their housing arrangements over time. Peter Kellett … Leggi tutto Peter Kellett @ HOMInG: Going beyond shelter. A longitudinal study of homemaking in rural Colombia
In HOMInG's seminar no. 13_17 (in Italian), Giuliana Costa (Politecnico, Milano) discusses the prospects for home-making in social welfare practice with vulnerable people leaving their usual domestic arrangements - what "used to be home". Drawing from instances of housing initiatives for the elderly, the disabled and asylum seekers, and from the subjective experience of clients … Leggi tutto GIULIANA COSTA @ HOMING: EMERGING CARE NEEDS AND THE (RE)CONSTRUCTION OF DOMESTIC SPACE
On her visit to HOMInG, in November 2017, anthropologist Pnina Werbner (Keele University) gave a lecture on the prospects and limitations of migrant simultaneous engagement in two or more countries. By revisiting the work of innumerable theorists and researchers, from DuBois and Schutz to contemporary scholars of transnationalism, Werbner suggests that migration tends to separate the … Leggi tutto PNINA WERBNER @ HOMING: THE ILLUSION OF SIMULTANEITY – WHEN HOME LOSES ITS ‘HOMELINESS’
HOMInG seminar no. 10, last October, was with anthropologist Daniel Miller (@DannyAnth). In his speech, Prof. Miller provides an extended and stimulating overview of migrants' home-making through his research findings, across continents, over the last decades. Ethnographic case studies of migration from Trinidad, Jamaica, the Philippines and China are used to stimulate a critical debate … Leggi tutto DANIEL MILLER @ HOMING: MIGRANTS AND HOME DECORATION, OFFLINE AND ONLINE
Within the 5th edition of the International Summer School in Ethnography (University of Trento, Sept. 12), Jan Willem Duyvendak (University of Amsterdam) has given a lecture on the politicization of "home" in the Dutch (and European) public debate, on feeling at home and on the ambivalence of "progressive nativism".
HOMInG meets geographers A session on 'Migration and the search for home' at RGS 2017, London An author-meets-critics session on Migration and the search for home has taken place at RGS 2017 in London on September 1. Here is the youtube video with comments by Paolo Boccagni, Jorgen Carling, Lauren Wagner, Melissa Fernandez, Louise Meijering … Leggi tutto HOMInG meets geographers. A session on ‘Migration and the search for home’ at RGS 2017, London
HOMInG seminar no. 5/17 with Nando Sigona (University of Birmingham), July 3, Dipartimento di Sociologia. "The camp as a social and political space" This paper engages with current debates on the sociology of camps and camp-like institutions in contemporary society. Drawing on ethnographic material collected in Italy in ‘nomad camps’ where forcibly displaced Roma from … Leggi tutto Nando Sigona: “The camp as a social and political space” (video)
Migration and search for home: a symposium Rotterdam, IMISCOE Annual Conference 2017. June 29, 2017. Participants: Paolo Boccagni, Marco Martiniello, Marta Bivand, Maja Frykman, Alistair Hunter, Dirk Geldof, Godfried Engbersen. The Home-Migration Nexus was extensively discussed at a symposium at the IMISCOE annual conference, based on P. Boccagni's book Migration and the search for home.
HOMInG Workshop (June 5-6): videos of the session "Homing meets critics" (with Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Alejandro Miranda) and of the following presentations: Annabelle Wilkins, Friedemann Neumann, Anna Pechurina, Lauren Wagner, Robin Vandevoordt, Anna Perraudin, Irene Pellegrini, Agnieszka Trąbka.See on our youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFqJwCSFSWu3HM274aNmAnw RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION QUESTIONS, METHODS, PROSPECTS An international workshop within the ERC HOMInG Project ERC … Leggi tutto RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: MORE VIDEOS
HOMInG Workshop (June 5-6): videos of the two keynotes (Pierrette Hodagneu-Sotelo and Cathrine Brun) and of the introduction to the workshop (Paolo Boccagni). See on our youtube channel: