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)

P. BOCCAGNI, J.W. DUYVENDAK: MAKING HOME (IN “PRAGMATIC INQUIRY – CRITICAL CONCEPT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES”, 2020)

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni and Jan Willem Duyvendak (University of Amsterdam) have recently published a book chapter on Making home within the edited collection Pragmatic inquiry: Critical concepts for social sciences, edited by  J.R. Bowen, N.Dodier, J.W. Duyvendak, A. Hardon, Routledge, 2020. See below the abstract of their chapter, and the presentation of the book.   Making Home By Paolo Boccagni, Jan … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, J.W. DUYVENDAK: MAKING HOME (IN “PRAGMATIC INQUIRY – CRITICAL CONCEPT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES”, 2020)

NEW BOOK: THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE – A CONVERSATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES

HOMInG's Paolo Boccagni, Luis E. Pérez Murcia and Milena Belloni have recently published Thinking home on the move: a conversation across disciplines (Emerald, 2020). This is the fruit of extended and original conversations between homingers and a number of leading scholars across disciplines, framed by the authors by approaching home "on the move" and "from the margins".The … Leggi tutto NEW BOOK: THINKING HOME ON THE MOVE – A CONVERSATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES

P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020) This Working Paper provides a conceptual overview of the social experience of home and of its significance for transnational migration studies. Home, as a material setting, a special relationship with place or a source of distinctive emotions and social practices, is significantly affected by human … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI: ADVANCING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION STUDIES THROUGH HOME (HOMING WP11_2020)

TOWARD A SOCIOLOGY OF HOME AND HOMEMAKING: A SPECIAL ISSUE OF “CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”

Relative to other disciplines, sociology has relatively neglected the study of home so far. Why is that, and what is the potential contribution of this disciplinary background? In addressing these questions, Paolo Boccagni and Margarethe Kusenbach have recently edited a Special Issue of ISA's Journal Current Sociology (68)5, 2020, Toward a sociology of home and homemaking. The volume provides a … Leggi tutto TOWARD A SOCIOLOGY OF HOME AND HOMEMAKING: A SPECIAL ISSUE OF “CURRENT SOCIOLOGY”

P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

Why study migrant houses in countries of origin? The question, which informs a number of case studies across HOMInG's fieldwork, has been systematically addressed by Paolo Boccagni, together with Marta Bivand Erdal (PRIO, Norway), in a paper recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.Migrant houses in countries of origin, referred to as … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI, M. BIVAND-ERDAL: ON THE THEORETICAL POTENTIAL OF REMITTANCE HOUSES (JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES, 2020)

P. BOCCAGNI: AT HOME IN THE CENTRE? SPATIAL APPROPRIATION AND HORIZONS OF HOMEMAKING IN RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS (HOMING WP 10_2020)

This new HOMInG working paper aims to reconceptualize the debate on the lived experience of accommodation for asylum seekers, as a matter of home and homemaking. Several studies have recently emphasized the influence of housing quality on the ways in which asylum reception centres are experienced, and possibly re-adapted, by the residents. Reception facilities can indeed facilitate … Leggi tutto P. BOCCAGNI: AT HOME IN THE CENTRE? SPATIAL APPROPRIATION AND HORIZONS OF HOMEMAKING IN RECEPTION FACILITIES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS (HOMING WP 10_2020)

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