Tag Archives: multilocality

CfP: Workshop: Mobile and multilocal practices: undermining social cohesion and the common good?

Call for Papers: Workshop: Mobile and multilocal practices: undermining social cohesion and the common good? Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association 2017 at Zurich Stable, territorially defined socio-political communities like urban quarters, cities, regions or national states are traditionally seen … Continue reading

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“Don’t ask where I’m from, ask where I’m a local”

0:11 Last year, I went on my first book tour. In 13 months, I flew to 14 countries and gave some hundred talks. Every talk in every country began with an introduction, and every introduction began, alas, with a lie: … Continue reading

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Um quarto dos suíços entre vários endereços

“Se dividir entre diversas moradias é um fenômeno generalizado na Suíça. Pela primeira vez, um estudo mostra que mais de um quarto da população ocupa regularmente mais de uma moradia. Razões profissionais não são a principal causa deste “nomadismo”, que … Continue reading

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Conference “Multilocality in the Global South and North”: online documents

Some presentations of the conference “Multilocality in the Global South and North” are now online available here: http://www.raumplanung.tu-dortmund.de/ips/cms/de/home/Konferenz_-Multilocality-in-the-Global-South-and-North_-Factors_-features-and-policy-implications/index.html Along with an increase of temporary forms of migration, multilocational livelihoods and household arrangements are on the rise in many countries and … Continue reading

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Conf: Multilocality in the Global South and North, a Post

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A Post of Kayly Ober about our international conference in Dortmund. << On 18-19 September 2014, the Technical University of Dortmund held a conference on “Multilocality in the Global South and North: Factors, features and policy implications.” The name of … Continue reading

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MISC Magazine | Living Multi-Locally

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Living Multi-Locally is a style of our modern world? A recent article in MISC: “We don’t stand still anymore. We move our homes regularly, make frequent decisions about our future and are constantly seeking what’s next. Today, our lives are … Continue reading

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Conf: After the Dortmunder conference on multilocality, an article of Lea Ferno

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<<Households are called “multilocal” when their members live in different places. In countries as far apart as China, South Africa and Moldova, many people work and stay in places that they do not consider their home. In 2012, according to … Continue reading

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Conference “Multilocality in the Global South and North: Factors, features and policy implications” September 18 & 19, 2014 – TU Dortmund University

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Along with an increase of temporary forms of migration, multilocational livelihoods and household arrangements are on the rise in many countries and world regions. Although the academic literature – and much more the policy and planning discourse – about multilocality … Continue reading

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Book: Questionner les mobilités résidentielles à l’aune de la multilocalité

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Habiter en plusieurs endroits s’apparente désormais à une forme de vie qui n’est plus simplement marginale. Il peut s’agir de propriétaires de logements secondaires, de navetteurs domicile-travail, d’enfants en garde alternée, etc. C’est là un révélateur de transformations sociales et … Continue reading

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“I’m back”

Dear readers, in such a Blog like “multilocality” the best way to say “I’m back” after a fair amount of time is may be to deal in the first post with the issue of return or comeback itself. The return … Continue reading

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