HOMING @ “Social dynamics. Inequalities, integration, mobility and migration” (November 16-17)

HOMInG's Stefania Toma will present a co-authored paper, next week, at the international online conference Social dynamics. Inequalities, integration, mobility and migration (16-17 November). The conference is organized by the Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont at the Centre for Social Sciences in Budapest. Stefania's joint presentation with László Fosztó will be on "Going abroad for Making a Home at Home". See the abstract below. Stefánia Toma – … Leggi tutto HOMING @ “Social dynamics. Inequalities, integration, mobility and migration” (November 16-17)

Mirjana Lozanovska: Migrant Housing. Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (October 8 at 9am CET)

HOMInG’s seminar 42_20, online (via zoom), will be with Prof.  Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin University, Melbourne) next October 8 at 9am, CET. Prof. Lozanovska will present and discuss, with "homingers" and other attendants, her recent book Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (Routledge, 2019). This will nourish a stimulating conversation between architects, sociologists, anthropologists and other scholars interested in housing, home and migration. Please register … Leggi tutto Mirjana Lozanovska: Migrant Housing. Architecture, Dwelling, Migration (October 8 at 9am CET)

P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

Why study migrant houses in countries of origin? The question, which informs a number of case studies across HOMInG's fieldwork, has been systematically addressed by Paolo Boccagni, together with Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO, Norway), in a paper recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.Migrant houses in countries of origin, referred to as … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

HOMInG at EASA 2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

HOMInG’s Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia will present his paper "'I couldn't attend my mother's funeral and now I have to live with that': Exploring the interplay between migration, ageing and home" at EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists), 16th Biennial Conference. 'I couldn't attend my mother's funeral and now I have to live with that': … Leggi tutto HOMInG at EASA 2020: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe

P. Boccagni: “Social work with refugee and displaced populations in Europe: (dis)continuities, dilemmas, developments” (with E. Righard)

Paolo Boccagni has just edited a Special Issue of the European Journal of Social Work with Erica Righard (Malmo University) on social work with asylum seekers, refugee and displaced people. See below the abstract of the Introduction,  Social work with refugee and displaced populations in Europe: (dis)continuities, dilemmas, developments.  The free eprint link is as follows:  https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/K8EZ35TJN3ZPKQ8EKJJE/full?target=10.1080/13691457.2020.1767941   Social … Leggi tutto P. Boccagni: “Social work with refugee and displaced populations in Europe: (dis)continuities, dilemmas, developments” (with E. Righard)

Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto: “Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy”

Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy by Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto “Cuántas casas ya están terminadas y no están habitadas. No regresan. No están disfrutando su casa. Así que son promesas. Del regreso.” “So many houses are already finished and not inhabited. They don't come back. They're not enjoying their … Leggi tutto Oscar Molina and Brenda I. Steinecke Soto: “Mi Casa My Home. A documentary transmedia trilogy”

NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, SO MANY HOUSES, AS MANY HOMES? TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING, MIGRATION, AND DEVELOPMENT

Paolo Boccagni's new piece on the significance of transnational housing and "remittance houses", within research and practice on migration and development, has just been published in the Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development, edited by Tanja Bastia and Ronald Skeldon (2020). Paolo Boccagni (2020), So many houses, as many homes? Transnational housing, migration, and development. In T. Bastia and … Leggi tutto NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, SO MANY HOUSES, AS MANY HOMES? TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING, MIGRATION, AND DEVELOPMENT

HOMInG @ HOUSING AND MIGRATION IN UNCERTAIN TIMES – IMISCOE SPRING CONFERENCE, LISBON

Several researchers from HOMInG and HOASI will participate in the Imiscoe Spring conference to take place at IGOT, University of Lisbon, on February 6-7. In particular, Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation on “... as if it is your home”: Homemaking and the negotiation of care, privacy and control in an asylum reception facility in … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ HOUSING AND MIGRATION IN UNCERTAIN TIMES – IMISCOE SPRING CONFERENCE, LISBON

Alejandro Miranda: “Slow, small and insightful: on the Mobility and Migration Research Day in Oxford”

Like many other colleagues working in the social sciences, I have ambivalent feelings towards academic events. Exciting and disappointing, congresses, symposia and workshops are archetypes of the bittersweet: fantastic places for learning about and sharing the latest work in our field, for receiving feedback and exchanging ideas, for meeting colleagues and friends in an amicable … Leggi tutto Alejandro Miranda: “Slow, small and insightful: on the Mobility and Migration Research Day in Oxford”

Milena Belloni: “When migration is everywhere, but you cannot see it: methodological reflections from fieldwork in Eritrea”

When migration is everywhere, but you cannot see it: methodological reflections from fieldwork in Eritrea by Milena Belloni   Eritrea has experienced massive international emigration since the 50s. Due to war and lack of freedom, in 1993 it was calculated that over 1 million Eritreans over a population of 3 million lived in the diaspora. After … Leggi tutto Milena Belloni: “When migration is everywhere, but you cannot see it: methodological reflections from fieldwork in Eritrea”

HOMInG away in Frankfurt: new views on home and migration from Germany

HOMInG away in Frankfurt: new views on home and migration from Germany By Sara Bonfanti On 13th-14th Dec. 2018, two Homingers had the pleasure to participate as invited speakers in a thematic workshop organized at der Institut für Ethnologie, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (DE). Arranged within the “Mobile Worlds” Project http://www.mobile-welten.org, a venture that combined artistic … Leggi tutto HOMInG away in Frankfurt: new views on home and migration from Germany

Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: ‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’

‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’ By Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia People migrate for several reasons. While some move in the search for safety following experiences of conflict and violence, others move in the search for economic betterment or academic opportunities. Lucho’s migratory experience challenges binary frameworks … Leggi tutto Luis Eduardo Perez Murcia: ‘Peru is our country but the UK is our home. Our life is here’