P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020) This Working Paper provides a conceptual overview of the social experience of home and of its significance for transnational migration studies. Home, as a material setting, a special relationship with place or a source of distinctive emotions and social practices, is significantly affected by human … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): “AT HOME” ON YOUTUBE (BY FEDERICO LA BRUNA)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): "AT HOME" ON YOUTUBE by Federico La Bruna Abstract This post reviews the methodological bases of the construction of an original dataset of YouTube videos, during the spring 2020 lockdown in Italy. This pilot study aimed to investigate the ways in which home and domestic spaces were presented and … Leggi tutto #STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): “AT HOME” ON YOUTUBE (BY FEDERICO LA BRUNA)

HOMInG Webinar (HS 45_20, November 3): “Shifting Roofs” Virtual Book Launch

HOMInG Virtual Book Launch Tue 3rd Nov. h 11 am CET (10 am GMT) Ethnographies of Home and Mobility: Shifting RoofsRoutledge, 2020 Authors presenting: A. Miranda-Nieto, A. Massa and S. Bonfanti Invited discussants: Prof. M. Povrzanovic Frykman (Malmö) and Prof. N. Rapport (St. Andrews) Convenor: P. Boccagni (Trento) This volume lays out a framework for … Leggi tutto HOMInG Webinar (HS 45_20, November 3): “Shifting Roofs” Virtual Book Launch

TOWARD A SOCIOLOGY OF HOME AND HOMEMAKING: A SPECIAL ISSUE OF “CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”

Relative to other disciplines, sociology has relatively neglected the study of home so far. Why is that, and what is the potential contribution of this disciplinary background? In addressing these questions, Paolo Boccagni and Margarethe Kusenbach have recently edited a Special Issue of ISA's Journal Current Sociology (68)5, 2020, Toward a sociology of home and homemaking. The volume provides a … Leggi tutto TOWARD A SOCIOLOGY OF HOME AND HOMEMAKING: A SPECIAL ISSUE OF “CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”

NEW SEMINAR: TASOULLA HADJIYANNI: Toward Culturally Enriched Communities – The Right to Home (October 21 at 2 CET)

HOMInG's seminar 44_20 will be with prof. Tasoulla Hadjiyanni (University of Minnesota), the author of The Right to Home: Exploring how space, culture and identity intersect with disparities, Palgrave, 2019.See the seminar's outline below.All participants welcome - please register in advance (bernardo.armanni@unitn.it) Toward Culturally Enriched Communities - The Right to Home.  Abstract:  Design elements of home interiors have received little attention in efforts … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR: TASOULLA HADJIYANNI: Toward Culturally Enriched Communities – The Right to Home (October 21 at 2 CET)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (1): PERCEPTIONS OF HOME AND MIGRANT/HOMELESS PEOPLE IN FACEBOOK GROUPS (BY MARIA REBECCA ROSSI)

During the lockdown in Italy, in spring 2020, the HOMInG team worked with some trainee students from Trento's Department of Sociology to explore the evolving representations of home on social media. The post below, by Maria Rebecca Rossi, reports some findings from her exploratory study of home, homelessness and migrants in Facebook groups dedicated to … Leggi tutto #STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (1): PERCEPTIONS OF HOME AND MIGRANT/HOMELESS PEOPLE IN FACEBOOK GROUPS (BY MARIA REBECCA ROSSI)

NEW HOMINGER: GABRIEL ECHEVERRIA

Gabriel Echeverría is a political scientist with a BA in International Relations from the University of Bologna and a PhD in International Migration and Social Integration from the Complutense University of Madrid. His research interests have focused on phenomena that somehow defy traditional social and political institutions. In this respect, international migrations appeared to be a key … Leggi tutto NEW HOMINGER: GABRIEL ECHEVERRIA

Mirjana Lozanovska: Migrant Housing. Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (October 8 at 9am CET)

HOMInG’s seminar 42_20, online (via zoom), will be with Prof.  Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin University, Melbourne) next October 8 at 9am, CET. Prof. Lozanovska will present and discuss, with "homingers" and other attendants, her recent book Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (Routledge, 2019). This will nourish a stimulating conversation between architects, sociologists, anthropologists and other scholars interested in housing, home and migration. Please register … Leggi tutto Mirjana Lozanovska: Migrant Housing. Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (October 8 at 9am CET)

P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

Why study migrant houses in countries of origin? The question, which informs a number of case studies across HOMInG's fieldwork, has been systematically addressed by Paolo Boccagni, together with Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO, Norway), in a paper recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.Migrant houses in countries of origin, referred to as … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

Online Book launch: Katherine Brickell, HOME SOS (September 25 at 12 CET)

HOMInG's seminar 41_20, online (via zoom), will be with Prof. Katherine Brickell (Royal Holloway, University of London UK). HOMInG's Luis E. Pérez Murcia and Paolo Boccagni will introduce and discuss Katherine's new book, Home SOS: Gender, Violence, and Survival in crisis Ordinary Cambodia. This will  result in a promising conversation on the critical geographies of home (un)making and domestic violence, … Leggi tutto Online Book launch: Katherine Brickell, HOME SOS (September 25 at 12 CET)