ROBIN COHEN: THE CHANGING IDEA OF HOMELAND AND HOME IN DIASPORA STUDIES (SEMINAR, 22 SEPTEMBER, 12 CET)

Next HOMInG's seminar (58_21), on 22 September at 12pm (CET), will be with Prof. Robin Cohen (University of Oxford). Robin, a world-leading diaspora scholar who has recently "gifted" HOMInG a beautiful paper on "My lost Lithuanian home", will give an online talk on The Changing Idea of Homeland and Home in Diaspora Studies. See the abstract below.Registration: bernardo.armanni@unitn.it The Changing Idea … Leggi tutto ROBIN COHEN: THE CHANGING IDEA OF HOMELAND AND HOME IN DIASPORA STUDIES (SEMINAR, 22 SEPTEMBER, 12 CET)

ROBIN COHEN: MY LOST LITHUANIAN HOME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ON BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING (HOMING WP 13_2021)

‘Home’ is often thought of as the place where one belongs. However, what if one wants to belong somewhere, but a great weight of painful history has separated you from your old home? In this paper, the author interleaves the history of his family in Lithuania with the momentous events that occurred there, especially during … Leggi tutto ROBIN COHEN: MY LOST LITHUANIAN HOME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY ON BELONGING AND NOT BELONGING (HOMING WP 13_2021)