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Bilge Yabanci: “democratic backsliding” in Turkey and around the world

What is the so-called 'democratic backsliding' found in political regimes in which democracy is limited and authoritarian tendencies are strong? Researcher Bilge Yabanci will be able to carry out her project precisely on this topic, thanks to a "Marie Skłodowska-Curie" Global Fellowship.

Ice Memory mission on Monte Rosa postponed due to adverse weather

Adverse weather conditions cause the mission of Ice Memory on Monte Rosa to slow down. The weather on Colle Gnifetti is expected to be very changeable during the first week of May, with wind gusts over 100 km/h and possible snowfalls.

XRmol: augmented reality reveals albumin-PFAS interaction

At Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, a science awareness project brings together biochemistry, analytical chemistry and information technology to fight PFAS pollution which affects the ecosystem and human health. 

5 reasons (+1) why you should apply for a Marie Curie at Ca’ Foscari

From May 18th, researchers will have a chance to apply for a Marie Curie Fellowship, a life-changing experience and an incredibile carreer opportunity. Find out why Ca’ Foscari is among the most sought-after host institutions in Europe.

Art Night celebrates its 10th edition on 2 October 2021

Following the online edition of 2020, the 10th edition of Art Night Venezia has been scheduled for 2 October 2021, like the famous Nuit Blanche in Paris.

Filipino-American writer Gina Apostol guest of Multinovel 

On Friday 16 April at 5 p.m., Gina Apostol will be interviewed for MULTINOVEL - Dialogues on the multilingual novel with contemporary authors. Click here for a preview of the interview.

Bernardine Evaristo and Maaza Mengiste in conversation - Afropean Bridges 3

Read a preview of the conversation between authors Bernardine Evaristo and Maaza Mengiste and Professor Shaul Bassi that will be streamed online on Thursday, 15th April 2021 at 6:00 p.m. The event is part of the Afropean Bridges international workshop, now at its third edition.

Incroci di Civiltà returns November 2021: an interview with Flavio Gregori

The fourteenth edition of the Incroci di Civiltà international literary festival, organised by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, is scheduled to take place in November 2021. The festival allows participants to meet some of the most interesting writers of our time. We have interviewed professor Flavio Gregori, the newly appointed director. 

Four Ca’ Foscari climate scientists make The Reuters Hot List

Ca' Foscari is the most represented Italian research institute in The Reuters Hot List, a list of the world's top climate scientists. The four academics are Enrica De Cian, Carlo Carraro, Francesco Bosello and Carlo Giupponi. 

 

 

Mobility programmes are back, meet some of our new international students

In 2020, the health situation put a halt on many things in our lives, including international mobility programmes. What hasn’t stopped, though, are Ca’ Foscari’s efforts to make our University a safe place to welcome new international students that have chosen Venice as their destination.

Ida Zilio Grandi, director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi

Ida Zilio Grandi is the director of the newly founded Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi, inaugurated in October last year, and has recently returned to the Council for Relations with Islam, reconvened in November 2020. We interwieved her to know more about her work and the current situation in the Emirates. 

Research during COVID: the experience of three Marie Curie Fellows

Elena Bacchin, Matteo Favaretto and Sabrina Minuzzi, Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellows at the Ca' Foscari Department of Humanities, share their experiences of international research during the COVID-19 pandemic.

C-MIMUN 2021: two honourable mentions for Ca’ Foscari’s delegation

From 18 to 23 April 2021, a delegation from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice participated in Churkin Moscow International Model United Nations (C-MIMUN), a simulation of the UN organised by MGIMO University of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Two students, Anush Zakharyan and Anca Alexandra David, received an honourable mention.

Let the chess courses begin! An interview with Grandmaster Kenny Solomon

Ca’ Foscari's chess courses start on 20 May 2021. The courses are for players at all levels (beginners to advanced) and are open to Ca’ Foscari students, teaching staff, alumni and former personnel, as well as to IUAV’s students and teaching staff. The most advanced chess players will be supervised by the Chess Grandmaster Kenneth Terence Solomon, the first South African Grandmaster, whom we interviewed. 

 

 

New European Bauhaus: Venice is a candidate with Ca’ Foscari and IUAV

With the two Venetian universities, Venice stands as a candidate city in the run for 5 pilot projects that the European Commission will select and finance across the European Union, as announced by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

Covid-19: Ca' Foscari's measures from 7 April

In compliance with the 02/04/2021 Ministerial Decree regarding the management of the Covid-19 pandemic, in force from 7 April 2021, the university has adopted the following measures for teaching and administrative activities.  

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