One of the most ancient Buddhist temples in the world has been uncovered during the latest archaeological excavation campaign of the Italian mission led by Professor Luca Maria Olivieri in the city of Barikot, in the Swat region of Pakistan.
"Lagoonscapes. The Venice Journal of Environmental Humanities" is the first Italian journal to focus on Environmental Sciences. It is directed by Serenella Iovino and Stefano Beggiora, promoted by the New Institute Center for Environmental Humanities and published by Edizioni Ca' Foscari.
The Green Aquaculture Intensification in Europe project (GAIN) aims to make aquaculture more efficient and sustainable, with a view to safeguarding the environment, the wellbeing of fish, and product quality. The project was coordinated by Professorlasted three years.
Ca' Foscari's labs and researchers are at the heart of the achievement of an international research team specialising in the palaeoclimatology of polar regions, published in Nature Geoscience. Temperature fluctuations over the past 800,000 years have been identified thanks to deuterium analysis.
On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, Ca’ Foscari has organised a series of ceremonies, activities and meetings which will take place from 12 January to 7 February.
Join us during our online International Open Days from 14 to 21 February 2022 and explore 5 undergraduate and 14 graduate degree programmes, entirely in English. Meet our professors on Zoom and send in your questions.
An abandoned diary that describes the bombing of Belgrade during WWII has become a graphic novel on display at the Library of Congress in Washington. The author is Aleksandar Zograf, a Serbian cartoonist and graphic journalists. Zograf will be at Ca’ Foscari on 7 December 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in Aula Baratto to present the Italian translation of his latest novel, “ll quaderno di Radoslav e altre storie della II guerra mondiale”.
Students of the new South-East Asia curriculum have met two Thai Buddihst monks — an experience that bridges the gap between the students and the religious culture they learn about in class.
In January 2022, Kazakhstan was shaken by a series of protests against the elimination of fuel price caps. President Tokayev authorised police forces to use guns and violence to repress protesters. We have analysed this delicate geopolitical situation with Paolo Sorbello, a journalist and research grant holder at Ca' Foscari.
The 35-year-old political activist at the head of the leftist movement Apruebo Dignidad is to become the youngest president in the history of Chile. We have spoken with Luis Beneduzi, Professor of History and Institutions of Latin America, and Vanni Pettinà, Professor at the Centro de Estudios Históricos de El Colegio de México and currently Visiting Professor at Ca’ Foscari.
Bloomberg Trading Challenge: the team of Ca’ Foscari’s Department of Economics has ranked 1st at a European level and 44th worldwide, while another Ca’ Foscari team has ranked 68th worldwide.
The intensification of military activity on the border between Russia and Ukraine, in the Donbass region, is worrying. Is President Putin prepared to invade Ukraine to prevent it from joining NATO, or is it still possible to defuse this crisis with diplomacy? What are the EU and the USA doing? We have interviewed Aldo Ferrari, an expert in this field.
All of the premises of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will be closed from 24 December 2021 to 9 January 2022 and will reopen on Monday 10 January. We wish all of our readers a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!
The new student residential complex of San Giobbe has been inaugurated. The residence, which was designed by Ca' Foscari and DoveVivo, hosts 229 students and offers quality services, as well as spaces that are open to the public.
In autumn 2021, the teaching and learning offer of the Study in Venice Erasmus has become more rich and varied than ever before, thanks to the contribution of the Venice Academy of Fine Arts and of the Music Conservatory Benedetto Marcello.