HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Sara Bonfanti will participate in an international workshop on Lifestyles, Dwelling and Postmigratory Societies, to take place at Goethe University Frankfurt next 13 and 14 December. Paolo will give a keynote on Homing: an emerging conceptual bridge between migration studies and social theory. Sara will give a presentation on Home-sick and home-seeking. Translocal homing strategies among Italian Punjabi households. More info!
HOMING INTERVIEW #20: DEIRDRE MCKAY Reader in SocialGeography and Environmental Politics at Keele University. Conducted by PaoloBoccagni in Trento, 21 June 2018 "For lower skilled and undocumented migrants it is very difficult to make anything that would resemble a home. My Filipino respondents would never describe the places they lived as home. There was not enough … Leggi tutto HOMING INTERVIEW #20: DEIRDRE MCKAY
HOMInG, as an ERC grant, is two years old by now. Not enough to be mature, yet. Well enough, though, for some preliminary findings to be shared, out of the ongoing (or recently ended) fieldwork of the first generation of homingers. Most of these points are only a part of broader conversations and arguments, to … Leggi tutto HOMInG on the way: 2 years, 4×3 findings
HOMInG is more than one year old by now. Homingers (four at present; seven from early 2018) have started doing fieldwork in a variety of settings across Europe. Over the last year, this website has collected some preliminary materials, thanks also to the involvement of a variety of colleagues in HOMInG seminars and interviews. See for … Leggi tutto HOMInG IS ONE YEAR OLD: SOME HIGHLIGHTS (AND SEASON GREETINGS)
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”
Wanderlust in London: a reflection on ‘homing’, from East to West End by Sara Bonfanti Snapshot after snapshot, this long post narrates the pilot fieldwork conducted by the author in London last October. Trailing the conspicuousness of British south Asians, ethnographic reflections emotively charged approach some of the puzzles that these heterogeneous diasporas have experienced … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Wanderlust in London. A reflection on ‘homing’, from East to West End
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