NEW BOOK: A. MIRANDA-NIETO, A. MASSA, S. BONFANTI: ‘ETHNOGRAPHIES OF HOME AND MOBILITY’ (ROUTLEDGE, 2020)

This book lays out a framework for understanding connections between home and mobility, and situates this within a multidisciplinary field of social research. The authors show how the idea of home offers a privileged entry point into forced migration, diversity and inequality. Using original fieldwork, they adopt an encompassing lens on labour, family and refugee flows, with cases of … Leggi tutto NEW BOOK: A. MIRANDA-NIETO, A. MASSA, S. BONFANTI: ‘ETHNOGRAPHIES OF HOME AND MOBILITY’ (ROUTLEDGE, 2020)

CFP “MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING”: EXTENDED DEADLINE (MARCH 25)

The Research Centre for Migration, Diaspora and Exile (MIDEX), based at the University of Central Lancashire, in collaboration with HOMInG, will host the symposium Making Home, Doing Belonging: Mobilities and Immobilities in Experience, Theory and Policy. The symposium will be held on Monday 15th June 2020 at UCLan, Preston. Abstracts not exceeding 300 words, including full title and contact details, should … Leggi tutto CFP “MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING”: EXTENDED DEADLINE (MARCH 25)

On accumulated homelessness in refugees’ lives: HOMInG @ «Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement» (6-7th November, Amsterdam)

HOMInG’s Milena Belloni and Aurora Massa will present their paper «Accumulated homelessness: Analysing protracted displacement along Eritreans’ trajectories» at the workshop Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement organised by Lea Müller-Funk (Department of Sociology), Natalie Welfens (Department of Political Science), Saskia Bonjour (Department of Political Science) at the Amsterdam Centre … Leggi tutto On accumulated homelessness in refugees’ lives: HOMInG @ «Stay, move-on, return: Dynamics of mobility aspirations in contexts of forced displacement» (6-7th November, Amsterdam)

HOMInG @ LA TROBE UNIVERSITY: QUESTIONS OF IDENTITY AND BELONGING IN AN AGE OF MOBILITY

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will present, together with Loretta Baldassar (UWA), at a two-day meeting convened by Raelene Wilding and Gwenda Tavan at La Trobe University, Melbourne. Paolo's presentation, on 29 August at 11.30, will be based on his book Migration and the search for home. Program (pdf): Symposium: “Homing”: Questions of identity and belonging in an … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ LA TROBE UNIVERSITY: QUESTIONS OF IDENTITY AND BELONGING IN AN AGE OF MOBILITY

HOMInG @ ECAS 2019 (European Conference for African Studies, Edinburgh, 11-14 June)

HOMInG's Milena Belloni will chair, together with Tanja Muller (University of Manchester), a panel in the European Conference for African Studies (ECAS) in Edinburgh from 11th to 14th June, 2019. The panel (Pol 09- 12th June) investigates political belonging among African diasporas. It is entitled Urban citizenship and mobility between here and there: Understanding political belonging among Africa diasporas. Recent scholarship on African … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ECAS 2019 (European Conference for African Studies, Edinburgh, 11-14 June)

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”

Ann Varley: “From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling” (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/G0qmOBmPibw HOMInG seminar 29_19 was with prof. Ann Varley, a human geographer at UCL. Her presentation provides an insightful and critical overview of theories of identity, home and mobility, building on her past fieldwork on informal settlements in urban Mexico. The widespread intellectual "fascination with the mobile subject", Ann says, "tends to neglect all situations … Leggi tutto Ann Varley: “From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling” (VIDEO)

New seminar: Ann Varley, “From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling”

The first HOMInG seminar of 2019 will take place next January 18 at 11am, Dpt. of Sociology. Ann Varley, a Professor of Human Geography at UCL, will give a presentation on From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling. See the abstract below. All welcome! From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and … Leggi tutto New seminar: Ann Varley, “From nomadic subjects to noble savages? Inverting binaries of mobility and dwelling”