HOMEMAKING AND FORCED MIGRATION: A BIBLIOGRAPHY (HOMING-HOASI WP 5_2019, BY DANIELA GIUDICI)

Homemaking and forced migration: A bibliography (pdf) The literature on forced migration, particularly to Europe, has exponentially grown in the past few years. Indeed following the so called 2015 European “refugee crisis”, issues of refugees and asylum politics have been met with renewed interest, in scholarly as well as in public debate. Yet, it is … Leggi tutto HOMEMAKING AND FORCED MIGRATION: A BIBLIOGRAPHY (HOMING-HOASI WP 5_2019, BY DANIELA GIUDICI)

PAOLO BOCCAGNI: “CARRYING OBJECTS, REPRODUCING HOMES? REVISITING TRANSNATIONAL OBJECT CIRCULATION THROUGH MY FIELDWORK IN ECUADOR”

Carrying objects, reproducing home? Revisiting transnational object circulation through my fieldwork in Ecuador by Paolo Boccagni   (1.) Migrants’ cross-border connections, including those that aim to reproduce their homes both physically and symbolically, are substantiated by a variety of objects that travel with migrants themselves or on their behalf between different locations. An increasing number of … Leggi tutto PAOLO BOCCAGNI: “CARRYING OBJECTS, REPRODUCING HOMES? REVISITING TRANSNATIONAL OBJECT CIRCULATION THROUGH MY FIELDWORK IN ECUADOR”

New seminar – Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking practices among Eritrean refugees across Europe

HOMInG seminar 30_2019 will take place next March 14, Thursday, at 4pm - Dpt. of Sociology. The speaker will be HOMInG's Aurora Massa - title and abstract below. As usual, All welcome! Material culture, lived religion and homemaking practices among Eritrean refugees across Europe by Aurora Massa (University of Trento) This presentation discusses the importance of the religious domain in the … Leggi tutto New seminar – Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking practices among Eritrean refugees across Europe

HELEN TAYLOR: HOME ON THE MOVE – THE NEGOTIATED MEANING OF HOME FOR REFUGEES IN LONDON (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soGclcCZJk0 On HOMInG seminar 27_18 Helen Taylor, the author of Refugees and the meaning of home, presented a conceptual revisit of the idea of home for refugees, based on her recent participatory study in East London.  As Taylor argues, the concept of home is central to the study of forced migration: a refugee is, very loosely, someone who … Leggi tutto HELEN TAYLOR: HOME ON THE MOVE – THE NEGOTIATED MEANING OF HOME FOR REFUGEES IN LONDON (VIDEO)

HENRIKE DONNER: “HOME IS WHERE YOU GET THE MOST”: INVESTIGATING NRI HOMEMAKING IN KOLKATA, INDIA” (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BaWzTepr8Y In this presentation Henrike Donner, an anthropologist at Goldsmith, University of London, investigates the significance of transnational housing investments and of "second homes" among non-resident Indians (NRI), drawing on her extended fieldwork experience in Kolkata, India. Recent decades have seen urban restructuring on an unprecedented scale, which caters to middle-class customers and their lifestyles … Leggi tutto HENRIKE DONNER: “HOME IS WHERE YOU GET THE MOST”: INVESTIGATING NRI HOMEMAKING IN KOLKATA, INDIA” (VIDEO)

ANDREA BRIGHENTI: URBAN THRESHOLDS AND MODES OF DOMESTICATION (VIDEO)

Last October, Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento) gave a fascinating HOMInG seminar on Urban thresholds and modes of domestication. In his speech, Andrea provides a theoretically rich and historically sensitive account of thresholds. He effectively shows how the ways in which thresholds are conceived, enacted and negotiated is central to the study of homemaking, and to the geographies and … Leggi tutto ANDREA BRIGHENTI: URBAN THRESHOLDS AND MODES OF DOMESTICATION (VIDEO)

CFP: DOES MIGRATION MAKE FOR BETTER HOMES? MIGRANT HOUSING INVESTMENTS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR INTEGRATION, TRANSNATIONAL TIES, AND THE FUTURE

A call for papers for the 2019 IMISCOE conference has just been opened by Paolo Boccagni and Marta Bivand Erdal. See details below. Deadline for application: Tuesday 27 November. Call for papers: Does migration make for better homes? Migrant housing investments and the struggle for integration, transnational ties, and the future Call for papers – for … Leggi tutto CFP: DOES MIGRATION MAKE FOR BETTER HOMES? MIGRANT HOUSING INVESTMENTS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR INTEGRATION, TRANSNATIONAL TIES, AND THE FUTURE

Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018

EASA 2018 Conference took place in Stockholm 13 – 17 August, under the auspices of Emeritus Professor Ulf Hannerz, an old-timer theoriser of transnational cultural processes. This year’s theme echoed the structure of a rite of passage: ‘staying, moving, and settling’, whose tripartite tempo is as much illustrative of doing fieldwork as of multifarious human … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018

A seminar with Deirdre McKay: Home against home – unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora 

HOMInG's seminar 20_18, next Thursday June 21 at 5pm, will be with Deirdre McKay, a geographer from Keele University. Deirdre has a very rich ethnographic research experience within the Filipino diaspora on a global scale. She has published extensively on migration and transnational relationships, kinship, emotion and remittances, among other topics. The practices and dilemmas of homemaking … Leggi tutto A seminar with Deirdre McKay: Home against home – unpacking an ethics of home-making in the Filipino diaspora