S. Bonfanti & A. Miranda: “Searching for whose homes? The riddles of ethnographic comparison” (VIDEO)

Searching for whose homes? A presentation on the riddles of ethnographic comparison (video) Last June, HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti and Alejandro Miranda presented a paper (co-authored with Aurora Massa) at the "Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa" conference at the University of Bergamo. This was a methodological reflection on the comparative potential of their evolving HOMInG fieldwork. The … Leggi tutto S. Bonfanti & A. Miranda: “Searching for whose homes? The riddles of ethnographic comparison” (VIDEO)

Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018

EASA 2018 Conference took place in Stockholm 13 – 17 August, under the auspices of Emeritus Professor Ulf Hannerz, an old-timer theoriser of transnational cultural processes. This year’s theme echoed the structure of a rite of passage: ‘staying, moving, and settling’, whose tripartite tempo is as much illustrative of doing fieldwork as of multifarious human … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: Houses, Homemaking and Diasporas @EASA 2018

HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti and Aurora Massa will participate in the 2018 meeting of the European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA) in Stockholm. Their presentations will be part of the session  Houses and domestic space in the diaspora: materiality, senses and temporalities in migrants' dwellings, convened by Ester Gallo and Henrike Donner (August 16 at … Leggi tutto HOMING @ EASA 2018: STAYING, MOVING, SETTLING

“Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa

Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison Alejandro Miranda, Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa Keywords: cross-country case studies, sharing ethnography, reflexivity, research methods. Comparing is a resource of insight in our project. It is also a commitment: how do comparing across social groups and field sites can do justice to and emphasise the uniqueness of … Leggi tutto “Searching for whose homes? Reflections on ethnographic comparison”, by Miranda-Bonfanti-Massa

Sara Bonfanti: “Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam”

Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam By Sara Bonfanti The Post highlights some epiphanies of doing ethnography in the Dutch capital, searching for patterns of Indo-Pakistani migrations, and finding savoury exceptionalities. Tags: Hindustanis, associations, migration visas, houses of worship, Netherlands.   Pic.1_Amsterdam, channelling touristsApril 2018. I shifted to the NL quite reluctantly, … Leggi tutto Sara Bonfanti: “Of shifts and stitches,  field-working among Hindustanis in Amsterdam”

HOMInG @ ERQ 2018: Searching for whose homes? Riddles of ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research across European cities

HOMInG's Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa and Alejandro Miranda will give a joint presentation at the 2018  conference of Etnografia e Ricerca qualitativa (University of Bergamo). They will contribute to the session  Comparing What? Conceptualising comparison in migraton and urban studies, convened by N. Harney and A. Brighenti on June 9,  Saturday, 9.00-12.00: http://www.etnografiaricercaqualitativa.it/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/detailedERQ2018_DEF1.pdf See the abstract below. The paper discusses a series of methodological challenges emerging in an … Leggi tutto HOMInG @ ERQ 2018: Searching for whose homes? Riddles of ethnographic comparison in a collaborative research across European cities

HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION

HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION HOMInG WP 3_2018 - Sara Bonfanti, Aurora Massa, Alejandro Miranda Setting the table, having a seat. A reflection on positionalities while searching for home and migration  It is widely recognised in contemporary social scholarship … Leggi tutto HOMInG WORKING PAPER NO. 3_2018: SETTING THE TABLE, HAVING A SEAT. A REFLECTION ON POSITIONALITIES WHILE SEARCHING FOR HOME AND MIGRATION

HOMInG Working paper no. 2_2018: Home and Migration: a Bibliography

HOMInG Working paper no. 2_2018 Paolo Boccagni, Sara Bonfanti, Alejandro Miranda, Aurora Massa Home and Migration: a Bibliography The literature on homemaking and migration covers a vast array of disciplines, case studies, and substantive/methodological approaches. While being almost overwhelming by now, it also tends to be disperse and parcelized. There are several instances of mutually … Leggi tutto HOMInG Working paper no. 2_2018: Home and Migration: a Bibliography

SARA BONFANTI: GOING VERTICAL IN AN URBAN PERIPHERY – WINDING THROUGH SOCIAL HOUSING SKYSCRAPERS IN BRESCIA

Going vertical in an urban periphery: winding through social housing skyscrapers in Brescia by Sara Bonfanti The post recalls some of my fieldwork days in S. Polo neighborhood last autumn: meeting with a Board of Residents and paying home visits to a senior tenant in Cimabue Tower. What’s the matter with (being sent to) dwelling … Leggi tutto SARA BONFANTI: GOING VERTICAL IN AN URBAN PERIPHERY – WINDING THROUGH SOCIAL HOUSING SKYSCRAPERS IN BRESCIA