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

Paolo Boccagni: “Saving home from the pitfalls of the home, through homing”

HOMInG Working paper no. 1/2017 PAOLO BOCCAGNI “Saving home from the pitfalls of the home, through homing. Towards a ‘positive deconstruction’ of the social meanings, functions and moralities of home” The home holds an inclusive and supportive potential for vulnerable people which is both critical and under-explored. In order to advance research into it, this … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “Saving home from the pitfalls of the home, through homing”

HOMInG @ HRF 2017

At the London annual conference of the Home Renaissance Foundation - A Home: a Place of Growth, Care and Wellbeing - Paolo Boccagni will present a paper on Saving home from the pitfalls of the home, through homing: Towards a “positive deconstruction” of the social meanings, functions and moralities of home (London, the Royal Society … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ HRF 2017

Two HOMInG seminars with Pnina Werbner (November 9-10)

On November 9-10 HOMInG will host social anthropologist Pnina Werbner, a leading scholar of migration and diasporas. On Thursday November 9 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology, prof. Werbner will give a public seminar on The Illusion of Simultaneity: When Home loses its ‘Homeliness’ (see the abstract below). On the following day, November 10 at 11am, Pnina will … Leggi tutto Two HOMInG seminars with Pnina Werbner (November 9-10)

RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: FINAL PROGRAMME

International Workshop on RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: QUESTIONS, METHODS, PROSPECTS An International workshop within the ERC HOMInG project 5-6 June, 2017 Department of Sociology and Social Research via Verdi 26, Trento Definitive program (pdf) Online registration open until June 6: http://webmagazine.unitn.it/evento/sociologia/21185/erc-homing-project Photo: "Sleeping area for refugees and refugees' clothes is drying of on the rope in the temporary … Leggi tutto RESEARCHING HOME AND MIGRATION: FINAL PROGRAMME

Irene Cieraad: Anthropological perspectives of home (VIDEO)

Irene Cieraad, a well-know anthropologist of domestic space and material culture based at TU Delft, gave the third HOMInG seminar of 2017. Her talk traces anthropological approaches on the study of domestic environments, as well as the historical development of home in Western culture. In examining multiple conceptualisations of home, Cieraad foregrounds the significance of … Leggi tutto Irene Cieraad: Anthropological perspectives of home (VIDEO)