HOASI Call for positions: ten days left!

Within the new HOASI project, funded by the Italian Ministry of Education (under FARE grants), two postdoctoral positions have been opened at the University of Trento. Two researchers will be recruited to work, under the supervision of Paolo Boccagni, on home and asylum seekers in Italy: the housing arrangements and careers of asylum seekers and refugees in the country, in the … Leggi tutto HOASI Call for positions: ten days left!

Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: Looking for ideas on home and migration at the ISA World Congress of Sociology

Looking for ideas on home and migration at the ISA World Congress of Sociology Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia   Hundreds, if not thousands, of people from nearly everywhere bringing diversity to the already diverse and multicultural Toronto. Dozens, if not hundreds, of panels in a single week, and some of those thousand running from one … Leggi tutto Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: Looking for ideas on home and migration at the ISA World Congress of Sociology

Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018

EASA 2018 Conference took place in Stockholm 13 – 17 August, under the auspices of Emeritus Professor Ulf Hannerz, an old-timer theoriser of transnational cultural processes. This year’s theme echoed the structure of a rite of passage: ‘staying, moving, and settling’, whose tripartite tempo is as much illustrative of doing fieldwork as of multifarious human … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018

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’

New call for positions: Two postdocs in FARE_HOASI, a project on Home and Asylum Seekers in Italy

Within the new HOASI project, funded by the Italian Ministry of Education (under FARE grants), two postdoctoral positions have been opened at the University of Trento. Two researchers will be recruited to work, under the supervision of Paolo Boccagni, on home and asylum seekers in Italy: the housing arrangements and careers of asylum seekers and refugees in the country, in the … Leggi tutto New call for positions: Two postdocs in FARE_HOASI, a project on Home and Asylum Seekers in Italy

HOMING @ ISA WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY – TORONTO, JULY 15-21

Two HOMInG's researchers will be involved in the World Congress of the International Sociological Association, to take place in Toronto next week (https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/). Paolo Boccagni will give two presentations: 'For a Comparative Sociology of Home(s). Tracing Variations in a Universal Need and Practice across Settings, Notions and Emotions' and  'Homing: An Emerging Conceptual Bridge between Migration Studies and … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ISA WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY – TORONTO, JULY 15-21