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

NEW ARTICLE: WHIFFS OF HOME – Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities (BY BONFANTI, MASSA, MIRANDA)

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa and Alejandro Miranda have just published Whiffs of home. Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities. This three-authored original piece is part of a Special Issue of Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa on "Comparing what? Conceptualizing comparison in ethnographic research" (edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Nicholas DeMaria Harney). … Leggi tutto NEW ARTICLE: WHIFFS OF HOME – Ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research study across European cities (BY BONFANTI, MASSA, MIRANDA)