FERRI Camilla

Position PhD Student
E-mail camilla.ferri@unive.it
Website www.unive.it/persone/camilla.ferri (personal record)
Office Department of Management
Website: https://www.unive.it/dep.management
Where: San Giobbe

Camilla Ferri, PhD candidate in Management - Ca' Foscari University of Venice


Research Project

Multi-level institutionalization dynamics in Cultural Heritage and urban contexts

Supervisor: Prof. Maria Lusiani

Research Areas

Organization Theories, Institutional Theory, Category and Categorization Studies, Uses of the Past, Tourism & Cultural Heritage, Sustainable Development of territories


Master Degree - Intercultural Development of Tourism Systems, 110/110 cum laude

Department of Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Thesis: “Competitiveness of Heritage Sites: a comparison between Scuola Grande della Misericordia in Venice and Oude Kerk in Amsterdam”

Erasmus + and Thesis Research

KU Leuven - Master of Tourism (Faculty of Science), Leuven (Belgium)

European Project Design & Management Course - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Bachelor Degree - Tourism Sciences, 110/110 cum laude

University of Florence - School of Economics and Management

Thesis: “Off the beaten track: rural heritage trails in Malta”

Erasmus - Thesis Research

University of Malta - Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture, Msida (Malta)

Diploma di Liceo Linguistico, 100/100 cum laude

Work Experience

Scientific Collaboration

Consumers’ perceptions about Murano Glass and its brand

Research Fellowship

MEMENTO: Historical atelier and shops as memory of the Local Culture

Ca' Foscari University of Venice - Department of Economics

Scientific Collaboration

HEPNESS Erasmus + Project: a study on socio-economical benefits of Active and Sport Cities

Ca' Foscari University of Venice - Department of Economics, Venice (Italy)

Erasmus + Internship

Entretempo Kitchen Gallery, Berlin (Germany)


International Research Office - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Traineeship - Erasmus Placement

Malta Tourism Society, Msida (Malta)

Research Projects

HEPNESS - Healthy Environment Promotion and Ecosystem Services Support for ACTIVE CITIES Development

MEMENTO - Dynamics of Cultural and Economical Identities

RUINS - Sustainable re-use, preservation and modern management of historical ruins in Central Europe 

BLUTOURSYSTEM - Knowledge platform, skills and creative synergies for blue tourism ecosystem development

ALTER ECO - Alternative tourist strategies to enhance the local sustainable development of tourism by promoting Mediterranean Identity

Conference, Workshops and Seminars 

7th EIASM Workshop on Managing Arts and Cultural Organizations, presenter

"Shifting Uses of the Past in Cultural Heritage: the case of Caffè Pedrocchi"

17th-18th December, 2020 


EURAM 2020 "the Business of Now: the future starts here", presenter

"Category Creation: A Sensemaking Perspective On The Case Of “Historical Shops” 

4th-6th December, 2020


The 2nd Workshop on Business History in Central and Eastern Europe "Uses of the Past by Enterprises in Central-Eastern Europe" , presenter

"Shifting Uses of the Past in Cultural Heritage: the case of Caffè Pedrocchi"

October 23rd, 2020


EGOS 2020 "Organizing for a sustainable future: responsibility, renewal resistance", auditor

July 2nd-4th, 2020


2020 BHC Meeting - "Collaboration in Business and Business History" , auditor

March 12th–14th, 2020


A.I.S.Re XXXIX Annual Scientific Conference "European Region among local identities, new communities and territorial disparities" - Section F: Well Being, Culture and Tourism

EURAC Research Centre, Bozen - 17-19 September 2018


UPhD GREEN Primo convegno dei Dottorati di Ricerca dedicati al progetto sostenibile,

Università IUAV di Venezia, Venice, 21th September 2018

Department of Management Seminars - Management of Arts and Culture Lab Area, "Competitiveness of Heritage Sites: a comparison between Scuola Grande della Misericordia in Venice and Oude Kerk in Amsterdam", 19th April 2017, San Giobbe, Ca' Foscari University of Venice


Teaching Activities

Teaching Assistant for the Department of Management, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, March 2020 - ongoing

Assistant for the course Communication and Digital Marketing, a.a. 2020-2021

Tutor of the course "Government of Cultural Organizations", a.a. 2019-2020

Assistant for the courses Retail and Web Marketing, Institutional Communication, a.a. 2019-2020

Università IUAV di Venezia - Valuation Course, "Assessing Competitiveness of Cultural Heritage Sites", IUAV, Cotonificio Veneziano, Dorsoduro 2196, Venezia

Travel designer Project, Vitamina D Project, Smart Tourism Mood project - CeSCoT Veneto, Confesercenti, Padua (Italy)

Honours and awards

"Riccardo Faini" Price for the Best Master Thesis of the Department of Economics - Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Year 2017