Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking among Eritrean refugees in Europe (Video)

On HOMInG seminar 30_2019, last March, Aurora Massa  discusses the significance of the religious domain in her ethnography among refugees from the Horn of Africa in Italy, Sweden and the UK. Her presentation focuses on icons, devotional gatherings and worship places related to the Orthodox Christianity, a field that is still understudied in relation to Eritrean mobility and homemaking. … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: Material culture, lived religion and homemaking among Eritrean refugees in Europe (Video)

Aurora Massa and Milena Belloni: “What is your address? Exploring the gap between legal residence, social rights and informal housing in Rome”

Residency does not only entail the enrolment at the local registry office. It also refers to the concrete space “where a person has his or her habitual dwelling”, as stated by the article 43 of the Italian Civil code. While this definition suggests that all dwellings can be the site of legal residency, in reality, … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa and Milena Belloni: “What is your address? Exploring the gap between legal residence, social rights and informal housing in Rome”

Aurora Massa: HOMEMAKING OF ERITREANS AND ETHIOPIANS AFTER EVICTION IN ROME

SPATIAL COMPRESSION AND SPATIAL DISPERSION: THE HOMEMAKING OF ERITREANS AND ETHIOPIANS AFTER THE AUGUST EVICTION IN ROME by Aurora Massa (ERC HOMInG - University of Trento) By looking at homemaking practices, this post revisits the police-forced eviction of a squatted building in central Rome (August 2017). How do people rearrange their domestic and daily activities, … Leggi tutto Aurora Massa: HOMEMAKING OF ERITREANS AND ETHIOPIANS AFTER EVICTION IN ROME