‘SOCIABLE OBJECTS’ AND HOME UNDER THE PANDEMIC: A CONVERSATION WITH PAOLO BOCCAGNI

Paolo Boccagni has recently been interviewed by Prisca Arosio (Social Objects / Oggetti Socievoli) as a part of an interview series on home and domestic objects during the covid-19 lockdowns. Starting from the book Thinking Home on the Move and from the article StayHome As a YouTube Performance, Paolo and Prisca engage in a broader conversation on the meanings of … Leggi tutto ‘SOCIABLE OBJECTS’ AND HOME UNDER THE PANDEMIC: A CONVERSATION WITH PAOLO BOCCAGNI

‘EXPOSING THE PRIVATE, ENGAGING IN THE PUBLIC: ASYLUM SEEKERS, INTIMATE PUBLICS AND NORMATIVE PERFORMANCES OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION’ (D. GIUDICI & P. BOCCAGNI, ‘E&P D – SOCIETY & SPACE’, 2022)

Daniela Giudici and Paolo Boccagni have recently published an article on the public/private interplay in the everyday lives of asylum seekers in Italy, stemming from the fieldwork conducted in the HOASI and HOMInG projects. The paper is part of vol. 40, issue 6 of Environment & Planning D - Society and Space. See the abstract below. Giudici, D., & … Leggi tutto ‘EXPOSING THE PRIVATE, ENGAGING IN THE PUBLIC: ASYLUM SEEKERS, INTIMATE PUBLICS AND NORMATIVE PERFORMANCES OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION’ (D. GIUDICI & P. BOCCAGNI, ‘E&P D – SOCIETY & SPACE’, 2022)

HOMING @ THANATIC ETHICS: RESPONSE, REPAIR, TRANSFORMATION (CSSSC – KOLKATA, 13-14 DECEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at the second international conference of the interdisciplinary network Thanatic Ethics - The circulation of bodies in migratory spaces, in Kolkata next week. Paolo's presentation will be on: "Where should it be, and what should it look like? Mapping migrant imaginaries, moralities and aesthetics about their 'final homes'". See the … Leggi tutto HOMING @ THANATIC ETHICS: RESPONSE, REPAIR, TRANSFORMATION (CSSSC – KOLKATA, 13-14 DECEMBER)

HOMING @ CEMIG – UNIVERSITY OF GOTTINGEN (17 NOVEMBER): ‘WHAT DO OBJECTS DO IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE?’

On November 17 at 6.30 Paolo Boccagni will give an invited lecture at the Forum Wissen - Moving Things, at the University of Gottingen. The lecture is on What do objects do in an asylum centre? Unpacking forced (im)mobility, (dis)connectedness, inertia and potential futures through the semi-domesticity of refuge. Paolo will also lead a "Migration Research Lab" at CeMig on Ethnography as … Leggi tutto HOMING @ CEMIG – UNIVERSITY OF GOTTINGEN (17 NOVEMBER): ‘WHAT DO OBJECTS DO IN AN ASYLUM CENTRE?’

HOMING AT ‘STAY HOME: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE HOME’ (COPENHAGEN, 10-11 NOVEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni will participate in the forthcoming symposium on 'STAY HOME: New perspectives on the home' at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen (10-11 November). The meeting is a part of the Danish interdisciplinary research project   STAY HOME: the home during the corona crisis – and after. Paolo's presentation is on How covid-19 has been reshaping home (studies): … Leggi tutto HOMING AT ‘STAY HOME: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE HOME’ (COPENHAGEN, 10-11 NOVEMBER)

ON THE UNHOMELY: CONVERSATIONS AROUND UNCANNY PLACES (TRENTO, 3-4 NOVEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni and Andrea Mubi Brighenti have convened an interdisciplinary workshop on the "unhomely" at the University of Trento (3-4 November). The conversation will involve colleagues such as Henriette Steiner, Irene Sartoretti, Hagar Kotef, Laura Raccanelli, Caterina Nirta and Amina El Halawani. More details below. The unhomely: conversations around uncanny placesA two-day workshop toward a journal special issueUniversity of Trento, Italy, 3-4 November 2022Convened by Paolo Boccagni & Andrea Mubi … Leggi tutto ON THE UNHOMELY: CONVERSATIONS AROUND UNCANNY PLACES (TRENTO, 3-4 NOVEMBER)

‘CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION’ (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, ‘ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY’, 2022)

'CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION'  (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, 'ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY', 2022) Nicholas Harney (UWO) and Paolo Boccagni have recently published an open-access article in Anthropological Theory.  The article revisits the anthropological debate on home and hospitality by advancing a notion of 'calibrated reciprocity', based on both authors' fieldwork. See the full citation and abstract below. Harney, N. D., & Boccagni, P. … Leggi tutto ‘CALIBRATING HOME, HOSPITALITY AND RECIPROCITY IN MIGRATION’ (HARNEY & BOCCAGNI, ‘ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY’, 2022)

HOMING @ ‘CARE, CITIZENSHIP AND MARGINALITY’ (AIS VITA QUOTIDIANA – UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE, 13 OCTOBER)

Paolo Boccagni will participate in a seminar on “Care practices and acts of citizenship in liminal spaces”, convened by AIS-Vita Quotidiana, in a blended format, next Thursday 13 October (see the programme attached). Paolo’s presentation is on Taking care in the meanwhile: Scales and reach of day-to-day spontaneous care practices in an asylum centre. See the abstract … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘CARE, CITIZENSHIP AND MARGINALITY’ (AIS VITA QUOTIDIANA – UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE, 13 OCTOBER)

HOMING @ ‘FROM HOUSING TO HOME-MAKING’ (MERGING – CENTRE ON GLOBAL MIGRATION, GOTHENBURG UNIVERSITY)

Paolo Boccagni will give a keynote at the international workshop "From housing to home-making: Insights of social inclusion of refugees from research and practice", which  will take place at Gothenburg University on 22 September. The conference is convened by CGM - Centre on Global Migration and by MERGING - Integration for migrants. "Housing and integration for refugees in Europe", … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘FROM HOUSING TO HOME-MAKING’ (MERGING – CENTRE ON GLOBAL MIGRATION, GOTHENBURG UNIVERSITY)

HOMING @ ‘MIGRATION AND BELONGING IN TIMES OF CRISIS’ (GENEVA, 13-14 SEPTEMBER)

Paolo Boccagni will give an invited presentation at a workshop on Migration and belonging in times of crisis: Troubling Transnationalism and Home-Making in Latin American Trajectories to/from Europe, to take place in Geneva on 13-14 September. The workshop, promoted by the Geneva Graduate Institute and the Global Migration Centre, has been convened by Valerio Simoni, PI of the ERC project BETLIV … Leggi tutto HOMING @ ‘MIGRATION AND BELONGING IN TIMES OF CRISIS’ (GENEVA, 13-14 SEPTEMBER)

#CFP HOMING @ ISA 2023 – SMARTPHONES AS MICRO-HOMES, AWAY FROM HOME? COMPARING FORMS OF PORTABLE AND DIGITAL HOMEMAKING AMONG DISPLACED YOUNG PEOPLE

Paolo Boccagni and Raelene Wilding (La Trobe University) are convening a session within the XX ISA World Congress of Sociology (Melbourne, June 25 - July 1, 2023). The session is on Smartphones As Micro-Homes, Away from Home? Comparing Forms of Portable and Digital Homemaking Among Displaced Young People. Deadline for abstract submission: September 30. More below! Smartphones As Micro-Homes, Away from Home? Comparing Forms … Leggi tutto #CFP HOMING @ ISA 2023 – SMARTPHONES AS MICRO-HOMES, AWAY FROM HOME? COMPARING FORMS OF PORTABLE AND DIGITAL HOMEMAKING AMONG DISPLACED YOUNG PEOPLE

HOMING @ RC21 CONFERENCE: ‘ORDINARY CITIES IN EXCEPTIONAL TIMES’ (ATHENS, 24-26 AUGUST)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni will give a presentation at the forthcoming Athens Conference of the ISA RC21 - Urban and Regional Development. Paolo's presentation is entitled Safe in, unsafe out? Perceptions, reactions and implications of the pandemic among the residents of an asylum centre. It will take place on Friday 26 August, from 1.30 to 3pm, as a part of … Leggi tutto HOMING @ RC21 CONFERENCE: ‘ORDINARY CITIES IN EXCEPTIONAL TIMES’ (ATHENS, 24-26 AUGUST)