Applications are welcome for the 2019 edition of the International Summer School in Ethnography. The school is convened by Paolo Boccagni, Andrea Brighenti and Ester Gallo at the Department of Sociology, University of Trento. The 2019 edition will take place on September 9-13. Keynote speakers will include Gordon Matthews (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Veena … Leggi tutto INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN ETHNOGRAPHY – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Like many other colleagues working in the social sciences, I have ambivalent feelings towards academic events. Exciting and disappointing, congresses, symposia and workshops are archetypes of the bittersweet: fantastic places for learning about and sharing the latest work in our field, for receiving feedback and exchanging ideas, for meeting colleagues and friends in an amicable … Leggi tutto Alejandro Miranda: “Slow, small and insightful: on the Mobility and Migration Research Day in Oxford”
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'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!
Sara’s comments The International Workshop on Home & Migration held last week in Trento kicked off the HOMInG team’s research enterprise. The event was an ambivalent success: in terms of networking it proved enjoyable and promising, fueling new collaborations, in terms of theme coherence instead it exposed the inherent contradiction in studying ‘home’, a catch-it-all … Leggi tutto Three comments on the International Workshop on Home & Migration
Researching home and migration: questions, methods, prospects An international workshop at the University of Trento, 5-6 June, 2017 Home, as a social setting, experience, or category, has raised increasing attention in a number of research domains, including migration and its consequences in and across societies. While several case studies have been done around this topic, … Leggi tutto Researching home and migration: questions, methods, prospects. An international workshop