Home-Making Practices and the Domestic Spaces of Migrant and Ethnic Minorities

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 422
RC43 Housing and Built Environment (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Paolo BOCCAGNI, University of Trento, Italy and Andrea Mubi BRIGHENTI, University of Trento, Italy
Immigrant Homeland Re-Creation and Healing in Urban Community Gardens of Los Angeles (Oral Presentation)
Pierrette HONDAGNEU-SOTELO, University of Southern California, USA

Daily Practises of Home Making and Belonging Among Owner-Occupiers and Tenants in a Disadvantaged Neighbourhood in the Netherlands (Oral Presentation)
Peer SMETS, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands; Karin SNEEP, independent scholar, Netherlands

“Hotel House Is My Home”. at-Homeness Practices in a Multiethnic Condominium (Oral Presentation)

“Look at My House!” – Home-Making and Identity in an Urban Mobile Home Park (Oral Presentation)
Margarethe KUSENBACH, University of South Florida, USA

Making Home in Helsinki: Indian Skilled Migrants and Housing (Distributed Paper)
Elina ESKELÄ, University of Helsinki, Finland

Edgewise Community: Real Estate and Asian Settlers in Tokyo (Distributed Paper)
Takehiro OKURA, Azabu university, Japan

The Reproduction of Informality Among Low Income Self-Help Settlements in Texas (Distributed Paper)
Peter WARD, University of Texas at Austin, USA