REMITTANCE HOUSES AND TRANSNATIONAL CITIZENSHIP: MAPPING ERITREA’S DIASPORA–STATE RELATIONSHIPS (M. BELLONI, ‘AFRICA SPECTRUM’, 2021)

Milena Belloni, former "hominger" and now FWO Research Fellow at the University of Antwerp, has recently published an OA paper on transnational and diasporic housing, based on her HOMInG fieldwork in Eritrea. The paper, Remittance Houses and Transnational Citizenship: Mapping Eritrea’s Diaspora–State Relationships, is part of a Special Issue of African Spectrum co-edited by T. Muller and M. … Leggi tutto REMITTANCE HOUSES AND TRANSNATIONAL CITIZENSHIP: MAPPING ERITREA’S DIASPORA–STATE RELATIONSHIPS (M. BELLONI, ‘AFRICA SPECTRUM’, 2021)

HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 11, 4 CEST): “Art, Borders and Belonging” online book presentation

Next HOMInG’s seminar (54_21), will be an online book presentation of Art, Borders and Belonging: On Home and Migration (edited by Bloomsbury, 2021). The seminar will be held on May 11th at 4pm CEST. Speakers include the book's editors, Maria Photiou and Marsha Meskimmon, as well as the contributors Lydia Wooldridge, Nadia Garcia, Imogen Racz, … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 11, 4 CEST): “Art, Borders and Belonging” online book presentation

AT HOME IN THE GURDWARA? RELIGIOUS SPACE AND THE RESONANCE WITH DOMESTICITY IN A LONDON SUBURB (BERTOLANI | BONFANTI | BOCCAGNI, ‘RELIGION’, 2021)

HOMInG's Barbara Bertolani, Sara Bonfanti and Paolo Boccagni have just published an article in Religion, namely  At home in the gurdwara? Religious space and the resonance with domesticity in a London suburb. The authors advance an ethnographically informed understanding of home, as both a metaphor and a lived experience, which illuminates day-to-day religious and convivial practices of worship houses … Leggi tutto AT HOME IN THE GURDWARA? RELIGIOUS SPACE AND THE RESONANCE WITH DOMESTICITY IN A LONDON SUBURB (BERTOLANI | BONFANTI | BOCCAGNI, ‘RELIGION’, 2021)

HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 6, 10 CET): Exploring the sacralization of migrant homes: religious rituals, objects and spaces as ways of home-making (BY BARBARA BERTOLANI)

HOMInG's seminar 53_21 will be held on May 6th, at 10am CET, by Barbara Bertolani. Can the everyday lived religious experience in migrants’ homes be considered as something that allows for a social appropriation and construction of domestic space by its inhabitants? In this HOMInG seminar Barbara Bertolani will explore the ritualization of migrants’ dwellings … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (MAY 6, 10 CET): Exploring the sacralization of migrant homes: religious rituals, objects and spaces as ways of home-making (BY BARBARA BERTOLANI)

HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC: ON THE SCALES AND STAKES OF FRAMING, FEELING, AND CLAIMING EXTRA-DOMESTIC SPACE AS ‘HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & DUYVENDAK, ‘SOCIOLOGY COMPASS’, 2021)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Jan Willem Duyvendak (NIAS / University of Amsterdam) have just published a conceptual overview and agenda-setting paper on "homemaking in the public" in Sociology Compass. See the abstract below.Homemaking in the public. On the scales and stakes of framing, feeling, and claiming extra‐domestic space as “home”  Paolo Boccagni - Jan Willem Duyvendak https://doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12886 This … Leggi tutto HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC: ON THE SCALES AND STAKES OF FRAMING, FEELING, AND CLAIMING EXTRA-DOMESTIC SPACE AS ‘HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & DUYVENDAK, ‘SOCIOLOGY COMPASS’, 2021)

HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 11 CET): THE INTERRELATED FUNCTIONS OF A REMITTANCE B&B: AN ARCHEOLOGY OF RELATIONS, OBJECTS AND NEIGHBORHOOD (BY S. YAPO)

HOMInG's seminar 52_21, next April 23 at 11 am CET, will be with Stefania Yapo.  Her presentation invites us to unravel the practical and emotional functions of migrant houses, both in countries of origin and residence, as a key aspect of the transnational migration research agenda. Moving from an ethnographic case study of a family house in … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 11 CET): THE INTERRELATED FUNCTIONS OF A REMITTANCE B&B: AN ARCHEOLOGY OF RELATIONS, OBJECTS AND NEIGHBORHOOD (BY S. YAPO)

HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)

In HOMInG's seminar 51_21, Sara Bonfanti focuses on the narrative travels of salwar-kameez - the Punjabi suit - by combining fashion theory and social anthropology. At the crossroad between homemade and retailed clothing, this versatile three-piece garment is widely worn among South Asian men and women, as a gendered embodiment of ethnic pride, religious modesty, overthrown subaltern identity. Based … Leggi tutto HOMING SEMINAR (APRIL 23, 10 CET): OUR MINIMUM DWELLING SPACE – DESI WEAR AT HOME AND AWAY (BY S. BONFANTI)

THOUGHT IN THE ACT OF DRAWING. HOMInG AT THE “SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY” CONFERENCE

by Sara Bonfanti Pic.1 SPA Logo “None of us started this culture of hatred and bigotry, but many of us benefit from it, whether we want to or not. If we are not actively working to end it, we are complicit in sustaining it. It’s time–far beyond time–to do the work.” This is the message … Leggi tutto THOUGHT IN THE ACT OF DRAWING. HOMInG AT THE “SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY” CONFERENCE

HOMING WEBINAR (APRIL 22, 11 CET): HAGAR KOTEF, ‘THE COLONIZING SELF – OR, HOME AND HOMELESSNESS IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE’

Next HOMInG's seminar [50_21], will be with Dr. Hagar Kotef (SOAS, University of London), next April 22 at 11 CET. Hagar will present her new book The colonizing self, or home and homelessness in Israel/Palestine (Duke University Press, 2020). See the abstract of Hagar Kotef's presentation below. Please register in advance (bernardo.armanni@unitn.it) Abstract Colonizers continuously transform spaces of violence into … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (APRIL 22, 11 CET): HAGAR KOTEF, ‘THE COLONIZING SELF – OR, HOME AND HOMELESSNESS IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE’

HOMING AT SAH 2021: ‘MIGRANT REMITTANCE ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURAL CIRCULATION’

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will participate in the Annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians (14-18 April), in a session on Diasporic Architectural Histories convened by Mirjana Lozanosvka and Anoma Pieris. Paolo will give a presentation on Migrant remittance architecture and cultural circulation: a framework for comparative analysis. See the programme of the session below. Diasporic Architectural Histories Session Chairs: Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin … Leggi tutto HOMING AT SAH 2021: ‘MIGRANT REMITTANCE ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURAL CIRCULATION’

‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Daniela Giudici (HOASI, Univ. of Trento) have just published a study of domestic hospitality for refugees in Italy, approached through a multiscalar understanding of home. The article is available as online first in Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Paolo Boccagni & Daniela Giudici (2021) Entering into domestic hospitality for refugees: a critical inquiry through a … Leggi tutto ‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

HOMInG lands at the Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival 2021

by Sara Bonfanti RAI Film Festival 2021 – online edition was a rich, engaging and varied event that brought together the leading voices in the field of visual anthropology to interrogate cutting-edge documentary film practice. Over ten days, 19th - 28th March, the festival staged prize-winning films, panels, workshops, as well as Q&As with filmmakers, … Leggi tutto HOMInG lands at the Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival 2021

P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

HOMInG’s Paolo Boccagni and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (University of Southern California) have just published a new article on the potential of homemaking as a category to approach migrant incorporation at a local level, moving beyond the predominant opposition between assimilation (or integration) and transnationalism. The piece, just out in International Migration, is part of a Special Issue on ‘How migrants become members’, edited … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

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