HOMING INTERVIEW #51: MIRJANA LOZANOVSKA

HOMInG interview with prof. Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin University, Melbourne)Conducted by Paolo Boccagni and Bernardo ArmanniOctober 2020 "Many people are embedded in ideas of spatial nesting scales, especially in geography and architecture. Migration cuts through that, because of the relational dimension – I could be closer to someone overseas than to my neighbour. Migration has a … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #51: MIRJANA LOZANOVSKA

S. BONFANTI: OF RESEARCH PARTICIPATION AND CREATIVE OUTPUTS

Practicing ethnography means to learn how to master the right distance and proximity with the subjects who inhabit the field we have set to explore. As anthropologists, we are trained to exercise in participant observation (or to observe such participation, Tedlock 1991); as qualitative social scientists at large we juggle with terms that describe our … Leggi tutto S. BONFANTI: OF RESEARCH PARTICIPATION AND CREATIVE OUTPUTS

TASOULLA HADJIYANNI: TOWARD CULTURALLY ENRICHED COMMUNITIES: THE RIGHT TO HOME (VIDEO)

HOMInG's seminar 44_20, last October, was 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. Tasoulla presented key findings and insights from her recent book and from her past research into the housing and domestic experience of immigrant and minority communities. https://www.youtube.com/embed/xx6HJmnilGE

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti has just published an article in Asian and Pacific Migration Journal on mobility, kinning and aspirations among South Asian-Italian families in Italy.See the abstract below. Where do we go from here? Exploring the future of mixed families between Italy and South AsiaFamily labor migration from South Asia to Europe is often framed … Leggi tutto WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF MIXED FAMILIES BETWEEN ITALY AND SOUTH ASIA (SARA BONFANTI, ‘ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL’, 2021)

CFP: MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY (23-24 JUNE – DEADLINE: 29 MARCH)

The MIDEX Research Centre at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) has convened an online two-day symposium on Making Home, Doing Belonging: Mobilities and Immobilities in Experience, Theory and Policy. The Symposium will take "place" on June 23-24. Keynote speakers will include Les Back, Rebecca Joy Novell and HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni. Deadline for abstract submission: March 29 (see the file attached). More info: Home-Belonging@uclan.ac.uk … Leggi tutto CFP: MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY (23-24 JUNE – DEADLINE: 29 MARCH)

FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

Feeling at home across time and place, by HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Compas' Carlos Vargas-Silva, has just been published in Population, Space and Place [open access]. This is the first product out of HOMInG's transnational survey in London, Madrid and Milan (2019). The study was driven by the aim to make sense of migrants' views, emotions and … Leggi tutto FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

HOMING WEBINAR (FEBRUARY 16, 6PM CET): NANDITA SHARMA, “HOME RULE: THE MAKING OF POSTCOLONIAL NATIONAL-NATIVES AND THE HARDENING OF NATIONALISMS”

HOMInG's seminar 49_21 will be with prof. Nandita Sharma (@nsharma101) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The seminar will take (virtually) place next February 16 at 6pm CET. It will be inspired by Nandita's recent book Home Rule (Duke University Press, 2020). See the abstract of Nandita's presentation below. Nandita Sharma examines today’s ever-hardening politics of nationalism in … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (FEBRUARY 16, 6PM CET): NANDITA SHARMA, “HOME RULE: THE MAKING OF POSTCOLONIAL NATIONAL-NATIVES AND THE HARDENING OF NATIONALISMS”

B. ARMANNI: MAPPING THE MEANINGS OF HOME THROUGH ART (HOMING WP 12_2021)

HOMInG Working paper no. 12_2021Mapping the meanings of home through artA large-scale exploratory analysis of art exhibitions on homeBernardo Armanni, Università di Trento - ERC StG HOMInGbernardo.armanni@unitn.it AbstractThis Working Paper contributes to the literature on home with a large-scale explorationof the ways in which home is represented and translated into art. An extended primarydataset (N=846) … Leggi tutto B. ARMANNI: MAPPING THE MEANINGS OF HOME THROUGH ART (HOMING WP 12_2021)

HOMING WEBINAR (HS 48_21, FEBRUARY 11) – FLAVIA CANGIà: Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times

HOMInG Seminar HS 48_21 will be held on next February 11th, at 10am CET.Convenor: Sara Bonfanti (University of Trento, ERC HOMInG)Guest Speaker: Flavia Cangià (University of Fribourg, NCCR LIVES and NCCR –On the Move), author of Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times, Berghahn, 2021. “Liminal Moves is a fascinating exploration of the entanglements … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (HS 48_21, FEBRUARY 11) – FLAVIA CANGIà: Liminal Moves: Travelling along Places, Meanings and Times

SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)

HOMInG’s Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia and Paolo Boccagni have just published an article on transnational housing and migrants’ desires, imaginaries and practices about home ownership in the country of origin in Migration and Development.  See the abstract below. More info on the underlying research and key findings, and copies of the article, available by contacting the authors! Selling … Leggi tutto SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)

Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas (in “Embodying religion, gender and sexuality”, 2020)

NEW PUBLICATION OUT by HOMINGER Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas This contribution undertakes an ethnographic analysis of the shifting meaning that the dastar (turban), as a gendered body marker, may represent for the Sikh diaspora in countries of resettlement. Drawing from extensive fieldwork in Italy and Britain, this chapter … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Tying the Turban: Gendered Religious Fashion among Sikh Diasporas (in “Embodying religion, gender and sexuality”, 2020)