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Giving a voice to an endangered language: "L'Isola" project on Yonaguni

The Dunan language, spoken on the Japanese island of Yonaguni, is disappearing. This is the focus of the project L’Isola by artists Anush Hamzehian and Vittorio Mortarotti, who were accompanied in their experience  by Prof. Heinrich from DSAAM. We interviewed the professor about the project and the research and translations that surrounded it.

Without adaptation to climate change, 25% of global crop yields at risk

According to a study by Boston University, Ca' Foscari and CMCC, climate change could reduce global crop yields by 10% by mid-century and 25% by century’s end, under a vigorous warming scenario, if farmers cannot adapt better than they did historically. 

Professor Dähnhardt on India’s second wave of COVID-19

At the start of the pandemic, India seemed to be facing the crisis better than other countries. However, the second wave of COVID-19 has hit India with a brutal force. Thomas Dähnhardt, professor of Modern Languages and Literatures of the Indian Subcontinent at the Department of Asian and North African Studies, comments on this situation. 

Ice Memory mission accomplished: 10,000 years of climate "memory" preserved

The mission by CNR, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and PSI (Switzerland) has extracted two core samples over 80m long from Colle Gnifetti, at 4,500m. One of the cores will be stored in Antarctica for future studies.

An interview with the curators of “Krishna, the divine lover” - MAO, Turin

Professor Dähnhardt (Ca’ Foscari) and Dr Claudia Ramasso (Turin) tell us about the exhibition of paintings and poems they have curated for MAO Museum, Turin: “Krishna, the divine lover” (28 April - 26 September 2021). Tune in to the conference “Krishna, a personification of divine love” (27 May at 5 p.m.).

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.

Fabiana Zollo at the Global Vaccine Confidence Summit 

On 2 June 2021, Fabiana Zollo participated in the Global Vaccine Confidence Summit, organised by the UK government as part of its presidency of the G7. The aim: using technology to promote confidence and trust in vaccines globally. 

Dr Pietro Ferrara achieves Amazon Research Award in Automated Reasoning

Dr Pietro Ferrara is one of the 101 winners from 59 universities around the world, making Ca’ Foscari the only Italian university on the winning list. Dr Ferrara is a researcher at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics and his project focuses on the security of access policies.

Graz and Paris: Double and Joint Degrees worth “twice” as much 

A truly international university experience is guaranteed when you choose a double or joint degree (DJD) at Ca’ Foscari. Marta Ongaro (Double Degree in English and American Studies) and Luca Doretto (Double Degree in Economics and Finance) tell us about their DJD experience. 

Paris and Turku: Double and Joint Degrees worth “twice” as much 

A truly international university experience is guaranteed with a double or joint degree (DJD) at Ca’ Foscari. Ilaria dal Barco (Joint Degree Erasmus Mundus) and Giorgio Diprima (Double Degree in European Computer Science) tell us about their DJD experience.

International College: applications for postgraduate students are open

Would you like to join Ca' Foscari's International College for your postgraduate studies? You can submit your application until 8 July. 

Graduation Day online on 26 June. The guest is Katia Figini

Katia Figini, an athlete and sports coach, will be the guest for the Graduation Day Ceremony that will be held online on 26 June on Ca’ Foscari’s YouTube channel. The ceremony is for graduates from the 2019/2020 autumn degree session and extraordinary degree sessions (including the second window). 

Ca’ Foscari School for International Education: everything you need to know

Are you an international student coming to Ca’ Foscari on an exchange programme? Are you considering moving to Venice to pursue an undergraduate degree? Our School for International Education might have exactly what you are looking for.

Ca' Foscari first Italian university to offer CALI Arabic certificate

Ca’ Foscari is the first university in Italy to offer a certificate in Arabic and it is currently the only CALI certification centre in Italy. On 28 May at 4 p.m., Andrea Facchin, a researcher at Ca’ Foscari, and Dr. Todd Drummon, of the American Councils for International Education, explain the aims and characteristics of this certificate in an online presentation. 

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