This remarkable discovery - a bronze panoply consisting of a shield boss, fragments of a helmet and possibly a belt - occurred during the archaeological excavation at Phaistos (Crete) in July 2023. The excavation was led by Professor Ilaria Caloi's team from Ca’ Foscari.
On Saturday 2 December, in the Auditorium Santa Margherita - Emanuele Severino and starting at 2 p.m., Ca' Foscari commemorates with a special event Prof. Marco Ceresa, a distinguished sinologist and former director of the Department of Asian and North African Studies, who passed away in the night between 3 and 4 May 2023.
On 3 November 2023 the Government of Japan awarded Paolo Calvetti, Full Professor of Japanese Language and Linguistics at Ca' Foscari, with the 'Order of the Rising Sun-Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon' for his staunch activity in Japan and Italy, and for his contribution to promoting academic exchange and mutual understanding between the two countries.
Ca' Foscari University venues in Venice and Mestre will be closed on Monday 20 November and Tuesday 21 November, 2023, for the Festa della Madonna della Salute.