PAOLO BOCCAGNI: “CARRYING OBJECTS, REPRODUCING HOMES? REVISITING TRANSNATIONAL OBJECT CIRCULATION THROUGH MY FIELDWORK IN ECUADOR”

Carrying objects, reproducing home? Revisiting transnational object circulation through my fieldwork in Ecuador by Paolo Boccagni   (1.) Migrants’ cross-border connections, including those that aim to reproduce their homes both physically and symbolically, are substantiated by a variety of objects that travel with migrants themselves or on their behalf between different locations. An increasing number of … Leggi tutto PAOLO BOCCAGNI: “CARRYING OBJECTS, REPRODUCING HOMES? REVISITING TRANSNATIONAL OBJECT CIRCULATION THROUGH MY FIELDWORK IN ECUADOR”

HOMING @UNIVERSIDAD DE CUENCA: CASAS, VIVIENDAS Y REMESAS SOCIALES EN LA MIGRACION

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Luis E. Pérez Murcia will participate in a Roundtable on "Homes, Houses and Social Remittances" at the Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador, next February 6 at 5pm. The event has been convened by anthropologist Jacques Ramirez (@karipapo ). See the presentation (in Spanish) below. Descripción de la Mesa: Esta mesa tiene el objetivo de compartir reflecciones y resultados de investigaciones … Leggi tutto HOMING @UNIVERSIDAD DE CUENCA: CASAS, VIVIENDAS Y REMESAS SOCIALES EN LA MIGRACION

HOMING @ FRANKFURT UNIVERSITY’S WORKSHOP ON “LIFESTYLES, DWELLING AND POSTMIGRATORY SOCIETIES”

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!

Paolo Boccagni: “Ethnic” restaurants and the reproduction of home in the public, or from afar: fieldnotes from Madrid

"Ethnic" restaurants and the reproduction of home in the public, or from afar: fieldnotes from Madrid by Paolo Boccagni Talking about home and studying homemaking, in people's everyday life, may be a matter of very mundane and unexotic topics. One of them is certainly food. There is much true, and little new, in the idea that "ethnic" … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “Ethnic” restaurants and the reproduction of home in the public, or from afar: fieldnotes from Madrid

HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will participate in the Uppsala conference of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) next June 26-29 (http://www.enhr2018.com). His presentation will be a part of the "Housing and Refugees" Workshop (Session 3, June 28, 11-12.30). The programme of the workshop is available at this link: http://www.enhr2018.com/digitalAssets/689/c_689982-l_1-k_ws-07-housing-and-refugees.pdf See the title and abstract of his presentation below. … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ENHR 2018: MORE TOGETHER, MORE APART – MIGRATION, DENSIFICATION, SEGREGATION

Summer School in Ethnography 2018: Extended deadline (May 25)

The application deadline for the 2018 Summer school in Ethnography has been postponed to May 25. The Sixth edition of the International Summer School in Ethnography will take place @UniTrento next September 10-14. This edition is convened by Paolo Boccagni and Ester Gallo (Dpt. of Sociology, University of Trento). Guest speakers will include Henrike Donner (Goldsmith, University … Leggi tutto Summer School in Ethnography 2018: Extended deadline (May 25)

HOMING @ BSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE (NEWCASTLE, 10 APRIL)

Within the Annual conference of the British Sociological Association in Newcastle, next April 10 (9-10.30am), Paolo Boccagni will convene a 'special event' on Researching home, sociologically. The session will include contributions by Caroline Blunt (When and Why Are We at Home (In Our Research)? Adaptability, Hospitality and Attachment); Anna Pechurina (The Study of Diasporic Identities through Home-Making Practices); and Paolo Boccagni (Home Tours: Towards … Leggi tutto HOMING @ BSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE (NEWCASTLE, 10 APRIL)

HOMInG @ CHICAGO’S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF EUROPEANISTS (CES)  

Paolo Boccagni and Alejandro Miranda will participate in the annual meeting of the Council for European Studies (CES) in  on March 28-30. Paolo and Alejandro will present their work in a session on Domopolitics, and beyond; on the political mobilization of 'home' in Europe and North America (March 29), together with Jan Willem Duyvendak, Peter Kivisto and Fenneke Wekker. … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ CHICAGO’S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF EUROPEANISTS (CES)  

HOMInG @ UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR

On March 26 at 1pm Paolo Boccagni will give an invited talk at the University of Windsor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology. The talk will be on "Homing" as an everyday optic on migrant trajectories of local integration: Beyond assimilation vs transnationalism. More info on http://www.uwindsor.ca/sociology/173/paolo-boccagni-visiting-speaker

Paolo Boccagni: “999 questions (and a few answers) on dwelling: art and homemaking in Milan”

999 questions (and a few answers) on dwelling: art and homemaking in Milan by Paolo Boccagni   “What can art tell us about home?”, Olivia Sheringham and Richard Baxter wondered some years ago (see the wrap-up post on the "Workshop on home and art" which took place at the Geffrye Museum, London, in May 2015: www.geog.qmul.ac.uk/news/2015/items/what-can-art-tell-us-about-home.html). … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “999 questions (and a few answers) on dwelling: art and homemaking in Milan”