‘DOMESTIC RELIGION AND THE MIGRANT HOME: THE PRIVATE, THE DIASPORIC AND THE PUBLIC IN THE SACRALIZATION OF SIKH DWELLINGS IN ITALY’ (BERTOLANI & BOCCAGNI, ETHNICITIES, 2022)

How does religion change the (migrant) home, and how is home itself (re)built through religious practices? Barbara Bertolani and Paolo Boccagni have just published a paper on the lived experience of religion and domestic sacralization in the dwellings of Sikh migrants in Italy, at the intersection between private, public and diasporic space. The article is available online first in Ethnicities. Bertolani B, Boccagni … Leggi tutto ‘DOMESTIC RELIGION AND THE MIGRANT HOME: THE PRIVATE, THE DIASPORIC AND THE PUBLIC IN THE SACRALIZATION OF SIKH DWELLINGS IN ITALY’ (BERTOLANI & BOCCAGNI, ETHNICITIES, 2022)

BARBARA BERTOLANI: EXPLORING THE SACRALIZATION OF MIGRANT HOMES (VIDEO)

On HOMInG's seminar 53/21, last May, Barbara Bertolani gave a presentation out of her fieldwork within the domestic space of her Sikh informants in Italy. This enabled her to reveal how the home is re-adapted for religious purposes, and what difference this makes. On this, Barbara has then written an article (co-authored with Paolo Boccagni) which is … Leggi tutto BARBARA BERTOLANI: EXPLORING THE SACRALIZATION OF MIGRANT HOMES (VIDEO)

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)

Barbara Bertolani: “Towards a way of researching into migrants’ houses: empty rooms, objects and images as substitutes for the absent ones”

Towards a way of researching into migrants' houses: empty rooms, objects and images as substitutes for the absent ones Barbara Bertolani (ERC HOMInG – UniTrento)   Last August I went to Punjab, India, in the district of Ropar, to conduct my fieldwork for about one month. I returned to Punjab after seven years. The first … Leggi tutto Barbara Bertolani: “Towards a way of researching into migrants’ houses: empty rooms, objects and images as substitutes for the absent ones”