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

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)

NEW SEMINAR: CECILIA MENJIVAR ON THE CRIMINALIZATION OF IMMIGRANTS THROUGH LAW AND MEDIA IN THE US

Next Wednesday, September 11 at 17.30, a new HOMInG seminar will take place with Prof. Cecilia Menjivar (@menjivar_ceci), a leading migration scholar from the University of California, Los Angeles. See the abstract of her presentation below. All invited! The Criminalization of Immigrants through Law and Media in the United States Prof. Cecilia Menjivar (UCLA) This presentation … Leggi tutto NEW SEMINAR: CECILIA MENJIVAR ON THE CRIMINALIZATION OF IMMIGRANTS THROUGH LAW AND MEDIA IN THE US

HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 4_2018: PNINA WERBNER – MIGRATION AND THE SACRALISATION OF NEW HOMES

PNINA WERBNER - MIGRATION AND THE SACRALISATION OF NEW HOMES As transnational migrants settle in a new country, they transplant and naturalize cultural objects, performances and categories, not simply because this is their tradition or culture, but because as active agents they have a stake in particular aspects of their culture. ‘Culture’ as a medium of social interaction confers … Leggi tutto HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 4_2018: PNINA WERBNER – MIGRATION AND THE SACRALISATION OF NEW HOMES