Peter Kellett @ HOMInG: Going beyond shelter. A longitudinal study of homemaking in rural Colombia

On the first HOMInG seminar in 2018, Peter Kellett (Newcastle University - @StudentsNCL) gives a rich and fascinating account out of his longitudinal ethnography of an informal settlement in rural Colombia. His lecture combines insights from architecture, anthropology and material culture, thereby following the life of dwellers and of their housing arrangements over time. Peter Kellett … Leggi tutto Peter Kellett @ HOMInG: Going beyond shelter. A longitudinal study of homemaking in rural Colombia

SARA BONFANTI: GOING VERTICAL IN AN URBAN PERIPHERY – WINDING THROUGH SOCIAL HOUSING SKYSCRAPERS IN BRESCIA

Going vertical in an urban periphery: winding through social housing skyscrapers in Brescia by Sara Bonfanti The post recalls some of my fieldwork days in S. Polo neighborhood last autumn: meeting with a Board of Residents and paying home visits to a senior tenant in Cimabue Tower. What’s the matter with (being sent to) dwelling … Leggi tutto SARA BONFANTI: GOING VERTICAL IN AN URBAN PERIPHERY – WINDING THROUGH SOCIAL HOUSING SKYSCRAPERS IN BRESCIA

HOMInG and the Trento Summer School in Ethnography: extended deadline (May 14)

The research team of HOMInG will contribute to the International Summer School in Ethnography (5th edition) which will take place in Trento next September 10-15. Guest speakers will include M. Butcher, J.W. Duyvendak, S. Jansen and C. Mattiucci. The school is addressed to PhD students and postdocs across social sciences. The 2017 edition will be … Leggi tutto HOMInG and the Trento Summer School in Ethnography: extended deadline (May 14)