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).

Paolo Boccagni: #StayHome, forced domesticity, the kids playing in my condominium garden, and some unsettling parallels between insiders and outsiders

Paolo Boccagni: #StayHome, forced domesticity, the kids playing in my condominium garden, and some unsettling parallels between insiders and outsiders 1. When the #StayHome appeals started to gain grounds in the past few weeks, they still had something of a romantic tone. More home, that is, more time for oneself, for one's private life, for … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: #StayHome, forced domesticity, the kids playing in my condominium garden, and some unsettling parallels between insiders and outsiders

HOMInG @ HOUSING AND MIGRATION IN UNCERTAIN TIMES – IMISCOE SPRING CONFERENCE, LISBON

Several researchers from HOMInG and HOASI will participate in the Imiscoe Spring conference to take place at IGOT, University of Lisbon, on February 6-7. In particular, Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation on “... as if it is your home”: Homemaking and the negotiation of care, privacy and control in an asylum reception facility in … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ HOUSING AND MIGRATION IN UNCERTAIN TIMES – IMISCOE SPRING CONFERENCE, LISBON

Gordon Mathews: “‘Ghetto at the center of the world’, ten years after” (VIDEO)

On HOMInG seminar 33_19, anthropologist Gordon Mathews (Chinese University of Hong Kong) provided a rich and stimulating account of his fieldwork inside Hong Kong's Chungking Mansions - " a dilapidated seventeen-story commercial and residential structure in the heart of Hong Kong’s tourist district", which "a remarkably motley group of people call [...] home". This is the background to his celebrated … Leggi tutto Gordon Mathews: “‘Ghetto at the center of the world’, ten years after” (VIDEO)

PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE “SCALING UP” OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019)

PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE "SCALING UP" OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019) This working paper investigates homemaking and home-related feelings and claims at the roots of majority-minority relations in the public urban domain. Who is entitled and legitimated to claim a public space as “home” under circumstances of deep … Leggi tutto PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE “SCALING UP” OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019)

New seminar with Jason Hart: Safe as Houses? Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps

HOMInG's seminar 38_19, next November 26, will be with prof. Jason Hart, a social anthropologist from the University of Bath [https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/jason-hart/publications/]. See the abstract of Jason's presentation below. As usual, all invited! Jason Hart (University of Bath) Safe as Houses?: Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps Forced displacement is commonly conceptualised as a temporary condition: an … Leggi tutto New seminar with Jason Hart: Safe as Houses? Shelter and Home in Displacement Camps