HOMING @ ‘FROM HOUSING TO HOME-MAKING’ (MERGING – CENTRE ON GLOBAL MIGRATION, GOTHENBURG UNIVERSITY)

Paolo Boccagni will give a keynote at the international workshop "From housing to home-making: Insights of social inclusion of refugees from research and practice", which  will take place at Gothenburg University on 22 September. The conference is convened by CGM - Centre on Global Migration and by MERGING - Integration for migrants. "Housing and integration for refugees in Europe", … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘FROM HOUSING TO HOME-MAKING’ (MERGING – CENTRE ON GLOBAL MIGRATION, GOTHENBURG UNIVERSITY)

‘INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND HOMEMAKING IN TRANSITION’ (BOCCAGNI & YAPO, ‘HOME CULTURES’, 2022)

Paolo Boccagni and Stefania Yapo have recently published an article on "homemaking in transition" among international students in Home Cultures, a pioneering journal in interdisciplinary social research on home. See details and abstract below. International Students and Homemaking in Transition: Locating Home on the Threshold between Ascription and AchievementPaolo Boccagni, Stefania Yapo Home Cultures, 2022 https://doi.org/10.1080/17406315.2022.2065600 How do young people such … Leggi tutto ‘INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND HOMEMAKING IN TRANSITION’ (BOCCAGNI & YAPO, ‘HOME CULTURES’, 2022)

‘DO OBJECTS (RE)PRODUCE HOME AMONG INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS?’ (PEREZ-MURCIA AND BOCCAGNI, ‘JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES’, 2022)

Home has also to do with the materiality of certain objects in everyday life. What are the typical meanings and functions of these objects, and how far do they work as affordances for homemaking, among international migrants? Pérez-Murcia and Boccagni address these questions in a new article in the Journal of Intercultural Studies, drawing on HOMInG's fieldwork into … Leggi tutto ‘DO OBJECTS (RE)PRODUCE HOME AMONG INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS?’ (PEREZ-MURCIA AND BOCCAGNI, ‘JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES’, 2022)

HOMING: A CATEGORY FOR RESEARCH ON SPACE APPROPRIATION AND HOME-ORIENTED MOBILITIES (P. BOCCAGNI, ‘MOBILITIES’, 2022)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni has just published in Mobilities an open access article that revisits and advances further the project's theoretical approach, after five years of fieldwork.Homing: a category for research on space appropriation and ‘home-oriented’ mobilities https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2022.2046977 Abstract This article is a conceptual invitation to homing, to revisit the everyday social experience of home as a situated manifestation of … Leggi tutto HOMING: A CATEGORY FOR RESEARCH ON SPACE APPROPRIATION AND HOME-ORIENTED MOBILITIES (P. BOCCAGNI, ‘MOBILITIES’, 2022)

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AS HOME AWAY FROM HOME? POTENTIALS AND DILEMMAS OF HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC AMONG THE SOMALI SWEDES IN RINKEBY, STOCKHOLM (MASSA & BOCCAGNI, ‘AJEC’, 2021)

What does home mean, and how does it work in the everyday public space, among a refugee minority group in a stigmatized and super-diverse urban environment? As a way to address this question, Aurora Massa and Paolo Boccagni have just published an open access article in the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, 30(1), 2021. The article stems from HOMInG's fieldwork among the … Leggi tutto THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AS HOME AWAY FROM HOME? POTENTIALS AND DILEMMAS OF HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC AMONG THE SOMALI SWEDES IN RINKEBY, STOCKHOLM (MASSA & BOCCAGNI, ‘AJEC’, 2021)

P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

HOMInG’s Paolo Boccagni and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (University of Southern California) have just published a new article on the potential of homemaking as a category to approach migrant incorporation at a local level, moving beyond the predominant opposition between assimilation (or integration) and transnationalism. The piece, just out in International Migration, is part of a Special Issue on ‘How migrants become members’, edited … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, P. HONDAGNEU-SOTELO: INTEGRATION AND THE STRUGGLE TO TURN SPACE INTO ‘OUR’ PLACE: HOMEMAKING AS A WAY BEYOND THE STALEMATE OF ASSIMILATIONISM VS TRANSNATIONALISM (‘INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION’, 2021)

HOMING WEBINAR (HS 46_20, NOVEMBER 23): “TRAVELLING TOWARDS HOME: MOBILITIES AND HOMEMAKING”

HOMInG Webinar On Mon. 23rd Nov. at h 10.30 CET (h 9.30 GMT) Convenor: Sara Bonfanti Guest Speakers: T. Selwyn and S. Hadzimuhamedovic, editor and authors of Travelling Towards Home: Mobilities and Homemaking, Berghahn, 2018. Studies of home and homecoming allow and encourage analysis to move between inner feelings and emotions, on the one hand, … Leggi tutto HOMING WEBINAR (HS 46_20, NOVEMBER 23): “TRAVELLING TOWARDS HOME: MOBILITIES AND HOMEMAKING”

BARBARA BERTOLANI: GURDWARAS AND THE DOMESTICATION OF URBAN SPACE (HOMING WP 8_2020)

Peoples’ views, emotions and practices of home may concern not only the domestic space but also neighborhoods or some specific places inside them. Gurdwaras can be interpreted as semi-public spaces whereby an ethnic-religious minority – the Sikhs – try to enact a spatial, social and political appropriation over the local urban environment, hence to recreate … Leggi tutto BARBARA BERTOLANI: GURDWARAS AND THE DOMESTICATION OF URBAN SPACE (HOMING WP 8_2020)

A. Miranda-Nieto, P. Boccagni: ‘At home in the restaurant: Familiarity, Belonging and Material Culture in Ecuadorian Restaurants in Madrid’   

HOMInG's Alejandro Miranda-Nieto and Paolo Boccagni have just published a study of food and material cultures in "Ecuadorian" restaurants in Madrid as ways of homemaking and domestication in the public domain. The article is available as online-first in Sociology, the "flagship journal of the British Sociological Association". See the abstract below. See a direct link to the article … Leggi tutto A. Miranda-Nieto, P. Boccagni: ‘At home in the restaurant: Familiarity, Belonging and Material Culture in Ecuadorian Restaurants in Madrid’   

HOMInG @ IAS-UWA: WHY “HOME” MATTERS THE MOST FOR PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni, as 2019 Visiting Fellow at UWA's Institute of Advanced Studies, will give some lectures at the University of Western Australia, over the next few days: - Monday 26 August at 6pm: Why "home" matters the most for people on the move; - Tuesday 27 August at 1pm: Researching home and migration: theory-driven aims, method-related … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ IAS-UWA: WHY “HOME” MATTERS THE MOST FOR PEOPLE ON THE MOVE