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Antarctic glaciers vulnerable to rising temperatures

A study coordinated by Ca’ Foscari with LSCE, CNRS, and Roma Tre University has revealed a considerable retreat of coastal glaciers in the Wilkes Subglacial Basin, which peaked 320 thousand years ago and was caused by rising temperatures in the Southern Ocean.

China and the U.S.: a new balance in the global financial system  

A joint research project that involves Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Goethe University Frankfurt, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Stockholm University is analysing the changing role of the U.S. in the global financial system. 

Attribution of astronomical treatise to Galilei confirmed at Ca' Foscari

Dr Matteo Cosci has retrieved archival information which confirms that the treatise Considerazioni Astronomiche di Alimberto Mauri (1606) was written by Galileo Galilei, using a pseudonym. Dr Cosci closely examined original documents preserved at the National Central Library of Florence for the purpose.

“Topic Modelling” in female leadership and academic literature

Sara Bonesso and Laura Cortellazzo have analysed the evolution of academic literature written over the last four decades on female leadership and female career trajectories.

Pop Up @ Port Days: emerging musicians will play on 7 October

Pop Up @ Port Days will feature three student music projects that were selected by the Radio Ca’ Foscari team among many applications. The event is free of charge and will be held in San Basilio, between Magazzino 5 and Magazzino 6, close to the classrooms of Ca’ Foscari and IUAV. 

Lovers of literature mourn the passing of Javier Marías

Lovers of literature mourn the passing of Javier Marías, who had been hospitalised in a Clinic in Madrid due to pneumonia. In 2009 he was hosted by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice during the Incroci di Civiltà/Crossroads of Civilizations Literary Festival. Professor Enric Bou Maqueda tells us about the Spanish author and his relationship with Venice.  

Writers in Conversation returns from 15 September

Writers in Conversation returns to Ca’ Foscari in autumn 2022 with a series of conversations featuring key figures in contemporary literature. Starting from 15 September, students and citizens alike will have the chance to meet writers, translators, journalists, and artists, who will reflect on topical social and cultural issues.

Graduation Day in St Mark’s Square: two ceremonies on 13 October

Ca’ Foscari prepares to celebrate 1,104 Ca’ Foscari students for the second extraordinary session of a.y. 2020/2021 and the summer session of a.y. 2021/2022.  Bookings will remain open until Tuesday 27 September at 12:00.

Sisters row in the white "mascareta" in the Historical Regatta

Ca’ Foscari MA student Sara Nazzari and her sister Claudia, Italian Champions in Stand-up Rowing, were the youngest team to participate in the Women’s twin-oared mascarete regatta in Venice on Sunday, 4 September 2022. Here’s our interview with Sara.

Olga Carlino, first Environmental Humanities graduate in Italy

Olga Carlino is the first graduate in Italy in Environmental Humanities, an innovative, interdisciplinary programme inaugurated at Ca’ Foscari in 2020.

Ca’ Foscari & Columbia: Didi and Federico talk about their summer school

In summer 2022, the Ca’ Foscari Columbia Summer Programme — an international summer school in Venice for students of Columbia University and Ca’ Foscari — has taken place after a two-year break due to the pandemic. Some of our students have shared their experience with us.

Ca’ Foscari & Columbia: Olivia and Riccardo talk about their summer school

In summer 2022, the Ca’ Foscari Columbia Summer Programme — an international summer school in Venice for students of Columbia University and Ca’ Foscari — has taken place after a two-year break due to the pandemic. Some of our students have shared their experience with us.

Erasmus+ ICM with Ca’ Foscari: here’s why you should participate

Ca’ Foscari has once again obtained funding for the first Erasmus+ ICM 2021-2027 call. What skills do students develop during this mobility programme? Let’s discover them together!

Venice among winning cities of the New European Bauhaus

Venice is among the winning cities of the New European Bauhaus project of the European Union, in which creativity is used to promote sustainability, beauty, and inclusion. 

EUTOPIA alliance in Venice on 15 and 16 September

Members of the EUTOPIA alliance met at Ca’ Foscari on 15 and 16 September 2022. The Rectors of the network and delegations from each university participated in a series of events and initiatives to work together on planning the future of European universities. 

Three contests to celebrate the 1600th anniversary of Venice: the winners

Ca’ Foscari University and the Silk-Road Universities Network have co-hosted three contests to celebrate the anniversary of Venice. Read the update to discover who won! 

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