On HOMInG’s large-scale survey in London

Extending two years of qualitative fieldwork across Europe, the HOMInG project is now conducting a large-scale survey across European capitals. Building on its qualitative findings, the HOMInG team designed an interactive questionnaire, aiming to unpack how migrants dwell and inhabit their cities of settlement. Divided in nine modules, this questionnaire covers a range of topics, … Leggi tutto On HOMInG’s large-scale survey in London

HOMING’S SURVEY IN LONDON: NEW CALL FOR INTERVIEWERS (DEADLINE: SEPT. 6)

The HOMInG project is recruiting interviewers for the second wave of its survey on the experience of home among migrants in London, through a specially devised interactive questionnaire. Data collection will take place in selected neighbourhoods of London between 3 October and 3 November 2019 Essential requirements: Fluency in English and in Spanish; Participation in the training, in London, on the 3rd of October Optional … Leggi tutto HOMING’S SURVEY IN LONDON: NEW CALL FOR INTERVIEWERS (DEADLINE: SEPT. 6)

Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking among Eritrean refugees in Europe (Video)

On HOMInG seminar 30_2019, last March, Aurora Massa  discusses the significance of the religious domain in her ethnography among refugees from the Horn of Africa in Italy, Sweden and the UK. Her presentation focuses on icons, devotional gatherings and worship places related to the Orthodox Christianity, a field that is still understudied in relation to Eritrean mobility and homemaking. … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking among Eritrean refugees in Europe (Video)

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)

New seminar with Helen Taylor: Home on the Move – The negotiated meaning of home for refugees in London

The next HOMInG seminar will be with Dr. Helen Taylor, the author of a very inspiring book on Refugees and the meaning of home  The seminar will take place next November 15 at 4pm, Dpt. of Sociology. See the abstract below. All welcome! The concept of home is central to the study of forced migration: a refugee is, … Leggi tutto New seminar with Helen Taylor: Home on the Move – The negotiated meaning of home for refugees in London

Sara Bonfanti: Wanderlust in London. A reflection on ‘homing’, from East to West End

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