Songs of home (and away): Ethnically-coded diegetic music and multidirectional nostalgia in fiction films about Polish migrants

by Kris Van Heuckelom and Iwona Guść ‘More, Olek, more, please … Sing, sing … sing a song!’ – Norwegian host addressing his Polish guest (in Cabin Fever)[1] Introduction ... Read more →

The home screen as an anchor point for mobile media use: Technologies, practices, identities

by Stefan Werning Introduction The notion of home as a place to return to has been particularly prominent (e.g. in popular culture) at times of ‘abrupt change either within the social or p... Read more →

The filmic representation of home in transnational families: The case of ‘I for India’

by Efrén Cuevas In an increasingly globalised world, the phenomenon of transnational families has spanned many countries, raising questions as to the traditional understanding of home, a co... Read more →

From the bedroom to LA: Revisiting the settings of early video blogs on YouTube

by Rainer Hillrichs The home is only one of many settings in contemporary YouTube videos. On professionalised video blogs, domestic settings are only used when they are motivated by particul... Read more →

The Calais Jungle: Mediations of home

by Mireille Rosello In October 2016 something happened that the French authorities would like the international community to interpret as a long-overdue humanitarian intervention: the disman... Read more →

Editorial Necsus

In Autumn 2016 the notion of Home gained a new relevance. Globalisation, migration, and media seem more than ever entangled with growing insecurities about the safety of (the) home. Many of ... Read more →

Autumn 2016_‘Home’ — Call for submissions

Every day thousands of people leave their home, fleeing the terror of war, extremism, and poverty, searching for a new place to live, a roof above their heads. The official institutions of t... Read more →