Calls for applications: HOMInG and PRIN “Debordering”

Two calls for applications have just been opened at the Dpt. of Sociology, UniTrento, under the supervision of Paolo Boccagni: - One postdoc researcher and one research assistant (one year each) within HOMInG, deadline on January 30. Online application only: https://www.unitn.it/ateneo/bando/61380/dsrs-avviso-di-selezione-per-il-conferimento-di-n-1-assegno-di-ricerca-per-la-collaborazione-ad-atti  and https://www.unitn.it/ateneo/bando/61392/dsrs-avviso-di-selezione-per-il-conferimento-di-n-1-assegno-post-dottorato-di-ricerca-per-la-collabo - Two postdoc positions (one for up to 2 years, one for 1 year) within the PRIN project Debordering: Activism and citizenship … Leggi tutto Calls for applications: HOMInG and PRIN “Debordering”

Of Domes and Robes: Come il culto si fa casa. An Ethnographic Short Film on freedom of worship and the rights to the city

Of Domes and Robes: Come il culto si fa casa. An Ethnographic Short Film on freedom of worship and the rights to the city Pic.1_Film First Look! As anticipated on our social media, a first-time cinematic project is in progress @HOMInG, aiming to add visibility and participation to our exploration of home and migration. Suturing … Leggi tutto Of Domes and Robes: Come il culto si fa casa. An Ethnographic Short Film on freedom of worship and the rights to the city

PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE “SCALING UP” OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019)

PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE "SCALING UP" OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019) This working paper investigates homemaking and home-related feelings and claims at the roots of majority-minority relations in the public urban domain. Who is entitled and legitimated to claim a public space as “home” under circumstances of deep … Leggi tutto PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE “SCALING UP” OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019)

NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, “MULTI-SITED ETHNOGRAPHY”

Within the new SAGE Encyclopedia of Research Methods, edited by Paul Atkinson et al., Paolo Boccagni has just published an entry on Multi-sited Ethnography which expands on the view of ethnography underlying ERC HOMInG. See the link here: http://methods.sagepub.com/foundations/multi-sited-ethnography See the beginning of the entry below: "The notion of multi-sited ethnography (MSE) has mostly been used, after George Marcus (1995), as … Leggi tutto NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, “MULTI-SITED ETHNOGRAPHY”

New seminar with Jason Hart: Safe as Houses? Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps

HOMInG's seminar 38_19, next November 26, will be with prof. Jason Hart, a social anthropologist from the University of Bath [https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/jason-hart/publications/]. See the abstract of Jason's presentation below. As usual, all invited! Jason Hart (University of Bath) Safe as Houses?: Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps Forced displacement is commonly conceptualised as a temporary condition: an … Leggi tutto New seminar with Jason Hart: Safe as Houses? Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps

ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO: “HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE” (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 32_19, Alejandro Miranda Nieto gave a presentation on Home as infrastructure, process and practice. Alejandro shows how material infrastructures shape migrants' experience of home in a number of ways, illuminated by an ethnographic engagement with(in) their dwellings. Alejandro Miranda-Nieto: Home as infrastructure, process and practice Unremarkable as they may appear, the technological assemblages that facilitate … Leggi tutto ALEJANDRO MIRANDA-NIETO: “HOME AS INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS AND PRACTICE” (VIDEO)

On accumulated homelessness in refugees’ lives: HOMInG @ «Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement» (6-7th November, Amsterdam)

HOMInG’s Milena Belloni and Aurora Massa will present their paper «Accumulated homelessness: Analysing protracted displacement along Eritreans’ trajectories» at the workshop Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement organised by Lea Müller-Funk (Department of Sociology), Natalie Welfens (Department of Political Science), Saskia Bonjour (Department of Political Science) at the Amsterdam Centre … Leggi tutto On accumulated homelessness in refugees’ lives: HOMInG @ «Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement» (6-7th November, Amsterdam)

NEW ARTICLE: WHIFFS OF HOME – Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities (BY BONFANTI, MASSA, MIRANDA)

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa and Alejandro Miranda have just published Whiffs of home. Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities. This three-authored original piece is part of a Special Issue of Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa on "Comparing what? Conceptualizing comparison in ethnographic research" (edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Nicholas DeMaria Harney). … Leggi tutto NEW ARTICLE: WHIFFS OF HOME – Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities (BY BONFANTI, MASSA, MIRANDA)