P. BOCCAGNI: AT HOME IN THE CENTRE? SPATIAL APPROPRIATION AND HORIZONS OF HOMEMAKING IN RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS (IN ‘MAKING HOME[S] IN DISPLACEMENT’, 2022)

Paolo Boccagni has written an overview and conceptual paper on homemaking in refugee centres, within a newly published and interdisciplinary study of homemaking and displacement. Making Home(s) in Displacement: Critical Reflections on a Spatial Practice, edited by Luce Beeckmans, Alessandra Gola, Ashika Singh and Hilde Heynen, is an open-access book published by Leuven University Press (2022). See Paolo's chapter here.Quote: Boccagni … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI: AT HOME IN THE CENTRE? SPATIAL APPROPRIATION AND HORIZONS OF HOMEMAKING IN RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS (IN ‘MAKING HOME[S] IN DISPLACEMENT’, 2022)

HOMING @ ‘STAY HOME STORIES – COVID-19 AND HOME’ SYMPOSIUM (24-25 NOVEMBER)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Bernardo Armanni will participate in the "Covid-19 and Home" Symposium of the "Stay Home Stories" project (Queen Mary University of London). The event will take place next 24-25 November at the Museum of the Home in London. Paolo will give a presentation (day 1) on  How COVID-19 has been re-shaping home (studies): a conceptual … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘STAY HOME STORIES – COVID-19 AND HOME’ SYMPOSIUM (24-25 NOVEMBER)

A PLACE MIGRANTS WOULD CALL HOME (BOCCAGNI, ARMANNI, SANTINELLO – ‘COMPARATIVE MIGRATION STUDIES’, 2021)

Is there a place migrants would call home? What does it look like, why does it matter, and how does it change over time? Paolo Boccagni, Bernardo Armanni and Cristiano Santinello have just published a research article on 'A place migrants would call home: open-ended constructions and social determinants over time among Ecuadorians in three European cities'. The article, available … Leggi tutto A PLACE MIGRANTS WOULD CALL HOME (BOCCAGNI, ARMANNI, SANTINELLO – ‘COMPARATIVE MIGRATION STUDIES’, 2021)

HOMING @ ‘HOUSE, HOME AND THE DOMESTIC SYMPOSIUM’ (COVENTRY UNIVERSITY, ONLINE, 22 OCTOBER)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at Coventry University's virtual symposium on "House, home and the domestic" next 22 October. Paolo's presentation, 'As if it were Home: On the promise of home as a metaphor of and into social reality', will be in Panel 2 (11.45-12.45 GMT). See more info below. House, Home and the Domestic … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘HOUSE, HOME AND THE DOMESTIC SYMPOSIUM’ (COVENTRY UNIVERSITY, ONLINE, 22 OCTOBER)

‘HOME IN QUESTION: UNCOVERING MEANINGS, DESIRES AND DILEMMAS OF NON-HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & MIRANDA-NIETO, EUROPEAN JRL. OF CULTURAL STUDIES, 2021)

What is the opposite of home, and why does it matter? HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Alejandro Miranda-Nieto address this question through parallel revisits of their fieldwork, up to advancing an original conceptualization of "non-home" - as a matter (also) of volition, rather than (only) of negation, necessity or deprivation. Their article has just been published … Leggi tutto ‘HOME IN QUESTION: UNCOVERING MEANINGS, DESIRES AND DILEMMAS OF NON-HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & MIRANDA-NIETO, EUROPEAN JRL. OF CULTURAL STUDIES, 2021)

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AS HOME AWAY FROM HOME? POTENTIALS AND DILEMMAS OF HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC AMONG THE SOMALI SWEDES IN RINKEBY, STOCKHOLM (MASSA & BOCCAGNI, ‘AJEC’, 2021)

What does home mean, and how does it work in the everyday public space, among a refugee minority group in a stigmatized and super-diverse urban environment? As a way to address this question, Aurora Massa and Paolo Boccagni have just published an open access article in the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, 30(1), 2021. The article stems from HOMInG's fieldwork among the … Leggi tutto THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AS HOME AWAY FROM HOME? POTENTIALS AND DILEMMAS OF HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC AMONG THE SOMALI SWEDES IN RINKEBY, STOCKHOLM (MASSA & BOCCAGNI, ‘AJEC’, 2021)

HOMING @ ‘MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY’ (UCLAN, ONLINE, JUNE 23-24)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia will participate, next June 23 and 24, in an online seminar convened by the Im(Mobilities) strand of MIDEX at UCLan, University of Central Lancashire. Paolo will give a Keynote speech on day 1 and Luis Eduardo will give a presentation within a session on Space/Place, House/Home: Possessing, occupying. Both … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘MAKING HOME, DOING BELONGING: MOBILITIES AND IMMOBILITIES IN EXPERIENCE, THEORY AND POLICY’ (UCLAN, ONLINE, JUNE 23-24)

HOMING @ OPTIMISTIC SUBURBIA 2: MIDDLE-CLASS MASS HOUSING COMPLEXES (LISBON, 16-18 JUNE)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a keynote at the International conference Optimistic Suburbia 2, to take place at ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon on 16-18 June. The conference, primarily addressed to housing, urban and architecture scholars, aims to explore "the shaping and the pattern of autonomous neighbourhoods for the middle-class, both of private and public promotion, on the … Leggi tutto HOMING @ OPTIMISTIC SUBURBIA 2: MIDDLE-CLASS MASS HOUSING COMPLEXES (LISBON, 16-18 JUNE)

HOMING @ ‘STUDIES OF BELONGING’ – NIAS 2021 CONFERENCE

Next week, at the 50yrs. conference of NIAS (the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies) on Studies of Belonging, two homingers will give their online presentations. Paolo Boccagni will first participate in a panel on 'Refuge and belonging' on Wed 9 June, together with B. Pasveer and N. Binaisa. He will then give a presentation on 'Feeling at home on the move' on Thursday 10 … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘STUDIES OF BELONGING’ – NIAS 2021 CONFERENCE

HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC: ON THE SCALES AND STAKES OF FRAMING, FEELING, AND CLAIMING EXTRA-DOMESTIC SPACE AS ‘HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & DUYVENDAK, ‘SOCIOLOGY COMPASS’, 2021)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Jan Willem Duyvendak (NIAS / University of Amsterdam) have just published a conceptual overview and agenda-setting paper on "homemaking in the public" in Sociology Compass. See the abstract below.Homemaking in the public. On the scales and stakes of framing, feeling, and claiming extra‐domestic space as “home”  Paolo Boccagni - Jan Willem Duyvendak https://doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12886 This … Leggi tutto HOMEMAKING IN THE PUBLIC: ON THE SCALES AND STAKES OF FRAMING, FEELING, AND CLAIMING EXTRA-DOMESTIC SPACE AS ‘HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & DUYVENDAK, ‘SOCIOLOGY COMPASS’, 2021)

HOMING AT SAH 2021: ‘MIGRANT REMITTANCE ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURAL CIRCULATION’

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will participate in the Annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians (14-18 April), in a session on Diasporic Architectural Histories convened by Mirjana Lozanosvka and Anoma Pieris. Paolo will give a presentation on Migrant remittance architecture and cultural circulation: a framework for comparative analysis. See the programme of the session below. Diasporic Architectural Histories Session Chairs: Mirjana Lozanovska (Deakin … Leggi tutto HOMING AT SAH 2021: ‘MIGRANT REMITTANCE ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURAL CIRCULATION’

‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Daniela Giudici (HOASI, Univ. of Trento) have just published a study of domestic hospitality for refugees in Italy, approached through a multiscalar understanding of home. The article is available as online first in Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Paolo Boccagni & Daniela Giudici (2021) Entering into domestic hospitality for refugees: a critical inquiry through a … Leggi tutto ‘ENTERING INTO DOMESTIC HOSPITALITY FOR REFUGEES: A CRITICAL INQUIRY THROUGH A MULTI-SCALAR VIEW OF HOME’ (BOCCAGNI & GIUDICI, ‘IDENTITIES’, 2021)

FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

Feeling at home across time and place, by HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Compas' Carlos Vargas-Silva, has just been published in Population, Space and Place [open access]. This is the first product out of HOMInG's transnational survey in London, Madrid and Milan (2019). The study was driven by the aim to make sense of migrants' views, emotions and … Leggi tutto FEELING AT HOME ACROSS TIME AND PLACE: A STUDY OF ECUADORIANS IN THREE EUROPEAN CITIES (BOCCAGNI & VARGAS-SILVA, ‘POPULATION, SPACE AND PLACE’, 2021)

SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)

HOMInG’s Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia and Paolo Boccagni have just published an article on transnational housing and migrants’ desires, imaginaries and practices about home ownership in the country of origin in Migration and Development.  See the abstract below. More info on the underlying research and key findings, and copies of the article, available by contacting the authors! Selling … Leggi tutto SELLING A HOUSE, STAGING A DREAM: REAL ESTATE AGENCIES AND TRANSNATIONAL HOUSING BETWEEN SPAIN AND ECUADOR (PÉREZ-MURCIA & BOCCAGNI, “MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT”, 2021)