HOMING INTERVIEW #49: PEER SMETS

Homing interview with Peer Smets Conducted by Milena Belloni (Amsterdam, November 2019) "Having some common space is great and produces opportunities for interaction, but the idea that interaction will just emerge spontaneously is not correct. Relationships need guidance, and there are so many obstacles and misunderstandings that hinder encountering each other. For instance, when a … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #49: PEER SMETS

P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020) This Working Paper provides a conceptual overview of the social experience of home and of its significance for transnational migration studies. Home, as a material setting, a special relationship with place or a source of distinctive emotions and social practices, is significantly affected by human … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): “AT HOME” ON YOUTUBE (BY FEDERICO LA BRUNA)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): "AT HOME" ON YOUTUBE by Federico La Bruna Abstract This post reviews the methodological bases of the construction of an original dataset of YouTube videos, during the spring 2020 lockdown in Italy. This pilot study aimed to investigate the ways in which home and domestic spaces were presented and … Leggi tutto #STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (2): “AT HOME” ON YOUTUBE (BY FEDERICO LA BRUNA)

#STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (1): PERCEPTIONS OF HOME AND MIGRANT/HOMELESS PEOPLE IN FACEBOOK GROUPS (BY MARIA REBECCA ROSSI)

During the lockdown in Italy, in spring 2020, the HOMInG team worked with some trainee students from Trento's Department of Sociology to explore the evolving representations of home on social media. The post below, by Maria Rebecca Rossi, reports some findings from her exploratory study of home, homelessness and migrants in Facebook groups dedicated to … Leggi tutto #STAYHOME UNDER LOCKDOWN IN ITALY (1): PERCEPTIONS OF HOME AND MIGRANT/HOMELESS PEOPLE IN FACEBOOK GROUPS (BY MARIA REBECCA ROSSI)

NEW BOOK: A. MIRANDA-NIETO, A. MASSA, S. BONFANTI: ‘ETHNOGRAPHIES OF HOME AND MOBILITY’ (ROUTLEDGE, 2020)

This book lays out a framework for understanding connections between home and mobility, and situates this within a multidisciplinary field of social research. The authors show how the idea of home offers a privileged entry point into forced migration, diversity and inequality. Using original fieldwork, they adopt an encompassing lens on labour, family and refugee flows, with cases of … Leggi tutto NEW BOOK: A. MIRANDA-NIETO, A. MASSA, S. BONFANTI: ‘ETHNOGRAPHIES OF HOME AND MOBILITY’ (ROUTLEDGE, 2020)

P. Boccagni, L.E. Pérez Murcia: Fixed places, shifting distances: remittance houses and migrants’ negotiation of home in Ecuador (“Migration Studies”, 2020)

P. Boccagni, L.E. Pérez Murcia: Fixed places, shifting distances: remittance houses and migrants’ negotiation of home in Ecuador ("Migration Studies", 2020)   HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia have just published a paper, in Migration Studies, which highlights the significance of "remittance houses" to investigate migrants' positions, interests and life projects, relative to their countries of … Leggi tutto P. Boccagni, L.E. Pérez Murcia: Fixed places, shifting distances: remittance houses and migrants’ negotiation of home in Ecuador (“Migration Studies”, 2020)

HOMInG at EASA 2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

HOMInG’s Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia will present his paper "'I couldn't attend my mother's funeral and now I have to live with that': Exploring the interplay between migration, ageing and home" at EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists), 16th Biennial Conference. 'I couldn't attend my mother's funeral and now I have to live with that': … Leggi tutto HOMInG at EASA 2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

COVID-19 AND RESEARCH ON HOME AND MIGRATION – HOMINGERS’ TALES FROM THE FIELD (4): BARBARA BERTOLANI

Forced domesticity, homes and new vulnerabilities: experiences during the Covid-19 in India and impact on research By Barbara Bertolani On the evening of March 24, the Indian Prime Minister Modi announced on TV that, starting at midnight, all India would be blocked, the markets would be closed and public and private transports would stop due … Leggi tutto COVID-19 AND RESEARCH ON HOME AND MIGRATION – HOMINGERS’ TALES FROM THE FIELD (4): BARBARA BERTOLANI

P. BOCCAGNI, M. KUSENBACH: FOR A COMPARATIVE SOCIOLOGY OF HOME: RELATIONSHIPS, CULTURES, STRUCTURES (“CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”, 2020).

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Margarethe Kusenbach (University of South Florida) have recently published a theoretical piece on the sociology of home in Current Sociology, online first: For a comparative sociology of home: relationships, cultures, structures. See the abstract below. For a comparative sociology of home: Relationships, cultures, structures Paolo Boccagni, Margarethe Kusenbach First Published June 12, 2020 Research Article https://doi.org/10.1177/0011392120927776 Home matters, for … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, M. KUSENBACH: FOR A COMPARATIVE SOCIOLOGY OF HOME: RELATIONSHIPS, CULTURES, STRUCTURES (“CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”, 2020).