P. Boccagni, L.E. Pérez Murcia: Fixed places, shifting distances: remittance houses and migrants’ negotiation of home in Ecuador (“Migration Studies”, 2020)

P. Boccagni, L.E. Pérez Murcia: Fixed places, shifting distances: remittance houses and migrants’ negotiation of home in Ecuador ("Migration Studies", 2020)   HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia have just published a paper, in Migration Studies, which highlights the significance of "remittance houses" to investigate migrants' positions, interests and life projects, relative to their countries of … Leggi tutto P. Boccagni, L.E. Pérez Murcia: Fixed places, shifting distances: remittance houses and migrants’ negotiation of home in Ecuador (“Migration Studies”, 2020)

P. BOCCAGNI, M. KUSENBACH: FOR A COMPARATIVE SOCIOLOGY OF HOME: RELATIONSHIPS, CULTURES, STRUCTURES (“CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”, 2020).

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Margarethe Kusenbach (University of South Florida) have recently published a theoretical piece on the sociology of home in Current Sociology, online first: For a comparative sociology of home: relationships, cultures, structures. See the abstract below. For a comparative sociology of home: Relationships, cultures, structures Paolo Boccagni, Margarethe Kusenbach First Published June 12, 2020 Research Article https://doi.org/10.1177/0011392120927776 Home matters, for … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, M. KUSENBACH: FOR A COMPARATIVE SOCIOLOGY OF HOME: RELATIONSHIPS, CULTURES, STRUCTURES (“CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”, 2020).

NEW PUBLICATION: COLLECTIVE THINKING IN THE FIELD: DISTRIBUTED COGNITION IN LARGE-SCALE QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

A reflexive methodological article on HOMInG's research, co-authored by the HOMInG research team, has just been published in Espace et Societé, 3/2019 (no. 178, pp. 103-120). The paper is part of a Special Issue on "Multi-sited approaches", edited by Virginie Baby-Collin and Geneviève Cortes. See below the title and abstract of HOMInG's collective piece. The paper is available … Leggi tutto NEW PUBLICATION: COLLECTIVE THINKING IN THE FIELD: DISTRIBUTED COGNITION IN LARGE-SCALE QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

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

HOMING @ “TIME FOR UTOPIA: YOUTHS AND ISLAM BETWEEN PAST AND FUTURE”

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at an International workshop on Time for utopia: Youths and Islam between past and future, to take place in Rome (Sapienza University) next January 16-17. The title of Paolo's presentation is "From a frozen present to a frozen future? Waiting, negotiating temporalities and envisioning a better future within a … Leggi tutto HOMING @ “TIME FOR UTOPIA: YOUTHS AND ISLAM BETWEEN PAST AND FUTURE”

PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE “SCALING UP” OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019)

PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE "SCALING UP" OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019) This working paper investigates homemaking and home-related feelings and claims at the roots of majority-minority relations in the public urban domain. Who is entitled and legitimated to claim a public space as “home” under circumstances of deep … Leggi tutto PAOLO BOCCAGNI AND JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK: ON THE “SCALING UP” OF HOME IN MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS (HOMING WP 6_2019)

NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, “MULTI-SITED ETHNOGRAPHY”

Within the new SAGE Encyclopedia of Research Methods, edited by Paul Atkinson et al., Paolo Boccagni has just published an entry on Multi-sited Ethnography which expands on the view of ethnography underlying ERC HOMInG. See the link here: http://methods.sagepub.com/foundations/multi-sited-ethnography See the beginning of the entry below: "The notion of multi-sited ethnography (MSE) has mostly been used, after George Marcus (1995), as … Leggi tutto NEW PUBLICATION: PAOLO BOCCAGNI, “MULTI-SITED ETHNOGRAPHY”

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 @ IAS-UWA: WHY “HOME” MATTERS THE MOST FOR PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni, as 2019 Visiting Fellow at UWA's Institute of Advanced Studies, will give some lectures at the University of Western Australia, over the next few days: - Monday 26 August at 6pm: Why "home" matters the most for people on the move; - Tuesday 27 August at 1pm: Researching home and migration: theory-driven aims, method-related … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ IAS-UWA: WHY “HOME” MATTERS THE MOST FOR PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

HOMING @ NUS – NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH “HOME”

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give an invited lecture at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, next August 14 at 4pm. See the abstract below. More info:  https://ari.nus.edu.sg/events/paolo-boccagni/ ABSTRACT My presentation introduces a research agenda centred on the “home-migration nexus”, as a way to renovate the theoretical, methodological and empirical bases of transnational migration studies. … Leggi tutto HOMING @ NUS – NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH “HOME”

AFTER THE MID-TERM HOMING SYMPOSIUM (2): NOTES FROM THE FINAL ROUNDTABLE

At the end of HOMInG's mid-term symposium, last June, a roundtable took place, involving P. Hondagneu-Sotelo, G. Sciortino, N. Harney and P. Boccagni. In the format of an open conversation, drawing from the Symposium itself, the panelists raised a number of fascinating points and challenges to advance the debate on home and migration... see below! … Leggi tutto AFTER THE MID-TERM HOMING SYMPOSIUM (2): NOTES FROM THE FINAL ROUNDTABLE