PIERRETTE HONDAGNEU-SOTELO ON “MIGRATION AND THE SEARCH FOR HOME”

Prof. Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo has written a review of Migration and the search for home that has been published in Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, 3/2018: 619-620.   We live in the age of global migration, and it is now impossible to escape this social fact.  International migration goes together with globalization and it has become extremely diverse, fanning out not only from … Leggi tutto PIERRETTE HONDAGNEU-SOTELO ON “MIGRATION AND THE SEARCH FOR HOME”

Paolo Boccagni: “Homing and ethnographic revisits: a few notes back from Pasaje, Ecuador”

Homing and ethnographic revisits: a few notes back from Pasaje, Ecuador by Paolo Boccagni   I was back to Pasaje (El Oro, Southern Ecuador) last February. This was only a brief ethnographic "revisit" (Burawoy, 2003) of the place where I had done the bulk of my PhD fieldwork between 2006 and 2009. Being there again after … Leggi tutto Paolo Boccagni: “Homing and ethnographic revisits: a few notes back from Pasaje, Ecuador”

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)