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Beyond Aquileia: the Roman conquest of the Karst

Federico Bernardini is one of the curators of the exhibition "Beyond Aquileia. The Roman conquest of the Karst (2nd - 1st century BC)", which has recently been inaugurated at Scientific Speleological Museum of the Grotta Gigante and at the Visitor Centre of Riserva Naturale Regionale della Val Rosandra.

Indoor contagion risk strongly reduced thanks to rules

Thanks to the use of face masks, social distancing, and ventilation, the risk of airborne transmission of Sars-Cov-2 in community indoor settings is lower than detection limits, according to a study conducted for the first time in Italy by CNR, Ca' Foscari and Istituto Zooprofilattico sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata.

Susanne Franco on ‘Dancing museums, the democracy of beings’

Dancing Museums is an international project which has analysed how dance can generate new ways of creating art and of transmitting and safeguarding cultural heritage. A collection of essays related to the project, curated by Susanne Franco and Gabriella Giannachi, was presented online on 7 October.

Fires in Iceland: human interference even 1,100 years ago

An international team led by scientists from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the Institute of Polar Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy has analysed the chemical compounds deposited in the ice to study the trend of fires over a period of five thousand year. The work was published in Climate of the Past.

The international literary festival Incroci di Civiltà returns to Venice

From 3 to 6 November, twenty-six writers from fourteen countries will meet in Venice. Nicole Krauss will inaugurate the festival, while Vinicio Capossela will close it. Bookings are open from 21 October. 

Anthropocene Campus Venice: scholars, artists, and environmental activists

At the dawn of the millennium, the atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen conceptualised 'the Anthropocene' as a designation for today's geological epoch, in which humans have become the dominant force on Earth. 

CF Short Film Festival: Alka Sadat on women, cinema and Afghanistan

The Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival starts on October 6th. One of the most awaited events is the programme dedicated the Herat International Women’s Film Festival. We have interviewed Alka Sadat, co-founder of the festival, who will present her documentary Afghanistan Night Stories at the CFSFF. 

The International Universities Rowing Race returns on 5 September

The International Universities Rowing Race, organised by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, IUAV and CUS Venezia, will take place on Sunday 5 September at 6:30 p.m.

A broader view on Erasmus+ ICM - Interview with Raghad

Raghad is a student from Jordan who spent five months at Ca' Foscari to further her studies in English language and literature. With the help of the Ca’ Foscari International office, Raghad has decided to share her experience with the Erasmus+ ICM programme, taking this opportunity to address those families that might still be hesitant to let their children travel to a different country.

Pop culture and protests: new generations in Southeast Asia

Social changes, religion, LGBTQ+ communities, TV series, cinema and music: discover the newest trends in contemporary Southeast Asia with Giuseppe Bolotta and Edoardo Siani, professors of the curriculum on Thailand and Vietnam in the Bachelor's Degree Programme in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa.

Professor Ruperti awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays

On Wednesday 14 July 2021, Bonaventura Ruperti, Full Professor of Japanese language and literature at the Department of Asian and North African Studies of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon.

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. 

SIE Foundation Year: why under-18s from all over the world choose Venice

Ca' Foscari is one of the few Italian universities to offer a Foundation Year, a programme that prepares international students for undergraduate studies in Italy, bridging the gap between secondary school and university. Here is what our students have to say.

San Giobbe's residential complex is now open

The San Giobbe student residential complex of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is open and fully booked. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice entrusted the management of the building to DoveVivo, the largest co-living company in Europe.

Ca' Foscari trains Italian language teachers from Libya

Thanks to an agreement between the Italian and Libyan Ministries of Education, with the support of the respective Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of the Italian Embassy in Tripoli, the first group of Italian language teachers has been selected for training. They will soon be teaching Italian language courses in Libyan secondary schools.

Ca’ Foscari holds the first Ainu language course in Europe

Ca’ Foscari hosts about 1,000 Japanese students and is currently the first university in Europe to offer a real Ainu language curricular course. The introduction to the language, which is only spoken by an ethnic group in northern Japan, will be taught by professor Elia Dal Corso.

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