Articles and books


Paolo Boccagni, Luis-Eduardo Pérez Murcia, Milena Belloni, Thinking Home on the Move: a conversation across disciplines, Bingley: Emerald, 2020.

Alejandro Miranda Nieto, Aurora Massa, Sara Bonfanti, Ethnographies of Home and Mobility: Shifting Roofs, London: Routledge, 2020.

Paolo Boccagni, Migration and the Search for Home. Mapping Domestic Space in Migrants’ Everyday Lives, London: Palgrave, 2017.


Paolo Boccagni, Luis-Eduardo Pérez Murcia, Fixed places, shifting distances: remittance houses and migrants’ negotiation of home in Ecuador, Migration Studies, available as online-first, 2020.

Alejandro Miranda-Nieto, Paolo Boccagni, At Home in the Restaurant: Familiarity, Belonging and Material Culture in Ecuadorian Restaurants in Madrid, Sociology, n.54/2020.

Paolo Boccagni, Margarethe Kusenbach, For a comparative sociology of home: Relationships, cultures, structures, Current Sociology, n.68/2020.

Paolo Boccagni, Marta Bivand Erdal, On the theoretical potential of ‘remittance houses’: toward a research agenda across emigration contexts, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2020.

Paolo Boccagni, Erica Righard, Social work with refugee and displaced populations in Europe: (dis)continuities, dilemmas, developments, European Journal of Social Work, n.23/2020.

Sara Bonfanti, Shifting women: Mobilizing intimate kinship in a Punjabi diaspora domestic narrative, Anuac, n.9/2020.

Aurora Massa, Families at a distance, distances within families: Borders and emotional bonds among migrants from Eritrea, Anuac, n.9/2020.

Milena Belloni, Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Luis-Eduardo Pérez Murcia, Alejandro Miranda-Nieto, Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Paolo Boccagni, On the complexities of collaborative ethnography: Ethical and methodological insights from the HOMInG project, IMISCOE-Cross-Migration Briefs on Methodological, Ethical and Epistemological Issues, n. 12/2019.

Milena Belloni, Breaking Free from Tradition: Women, National Service and Migration in Eritrea, Migration Letters, n.16/2019.

Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Alejandro Miranda-Nieto, Whiffs of home: Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities, Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa, n.2/2019.

Ilka Vari-Lavoisier, Paolo Boccagni, Milena Belloni, Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Alejandro Miranda-Nieto, Luis Eduardo Pérez-Murcia, Collective Thinking in the Field: Distributed Cognition in Large-Scale Qualitative Research, Espaces et sociétés, n.178/2019.

Paolo Boccagni, At home in home care? Contents and boundaries of the ‘domestic’ among immigrant live-in workers in ItalyHousing Studies, 2018.

Paolo Boccagni, Silvia Volpato, La casa di chi? Da territorialità esclusive verso territorialità inclusive: rileggere il lavoro di comunità in contesti di nuova immigrazione, Sociologia Urbana e rurale, n.117/2018.

Paolo Boccagni, Andrea Mubi Mrighenti, Immigrants and home in the making: thresholds of domesticity, commonality and publicness, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, n.32/2017.

Paolo Boccagni, Fare casa in migrazione: una chiave di lettura dei processi di integrazione e di riproduzione sociale quotidiana in contesti multietniciTracce Urbane, n. 1/2017.


Paolo Boccagni, Jan Willem Duyvendak, Making Home, in: John R. Bowen, Nicolas Dodier, Jan Willem Duyvendak, Anita Hardon (edited by), Pragmatic Inquiry: Critical Concepts for Social Sciences, London: Routledge, 2021.

Paolo Boccagni, So many houses, as many homes? Trasnational Housing, migration and development, The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, 2020.

Paolo Boccagni, Multi-sited Ethnography, SAGE Research Methods In: P. Atkinson, S. Delamont, A. Cernat, J.W. Sakshaug, & R.A. Williams (edited by), SAGE Research Methods Foundations, 2019.

Sara Bonfanti, Zwischen Heimweh und der Suche nach einem Zuhause: Translokale Strategien des häuslichen Sich-Einrichtens in italienischen Punjabi-Haushalten, in: Hans Peter Hahn, Friedermann Neumann (edited by), Das neue Zuhause: Haushalt und Alltag nach der Migration, Campus Verlag, 2019.

Sebastiano Ceschi, Paolo Boccagni, Transnazionalismo, sviluppo e “fare casa” tra vecchie e nuove migrazioni, In: Petra Mezzetti, Sebastiano Ceschi (edited by), Ripartire dall’Africa: esperienze e iniziative di migrazione e di co-sviluppo, Roma, Donzelli, 2019.

Paolo Boccagni, Ein neuer Fokus auf die Verknüpfung von Migration und Zuhause, in: Hans Peter Hahn, Friedermann Neumann (edited by), Das neue Zuhause: Haushalt und Alltag nach der Migration, Campus Verlag, 2019.


Paolo Boccagni, Margarethe Kusenbach, Toward a sociology of home and homemaking [Special Issue], Current Sociology, n.68/2020.

Remus Anghel, Margit Fauser, Paolo Boccagni (edited by), Transnational return and social change, New York: Anthem, 2019.

Paolo Boccagni, Andrea Mubi Mrighenti, Immigrants and home in the making: thresholds of domesticity, commonality and publicness [Special Issue], Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, n.32/2017.