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A mathematical model on how sanctions, duties and conflicts affect commerce

A new mathematical model can predict global changes in commercial and financial exchange. The research has been published in the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Traces of vegetation and insects in the heart of Calderone glacieret

Scientists now have a sample of deep ice from the southernmost glacier in Europe and only glacier in the Apennines. The chemical analysis will allow them to reconstruct the past and environmental climate of the massif and of the surrounding regions.

Calderone glacieret reduced to just 25 metres of ice

A survey of the Calderone glacieret has prepared the ground for the core sampling mission scheduled for the end of April. The data shows a clearer picture of the current state of the southernmost glacier in Europe.

Private blockchains to be even safer thanks to NiRvAna project

The project aims to analyse the application of IT security features to private blockchain technology. It is coordinated by the University of Urbino and involves a research unit from Ca' Foscari, led by professor Sabina Rossi. 



Witness/Testimone: the faces of Ukraine at war on show in Venice

In this dramatic moment for Europe, Venice prepares to host an exhibition of one of the leading contemporary photographers in Ukraine, Oleksandr Chekmenyov, currently covering the war on the ground. The Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is promoting the initiative, which will take place from May 5 to 15 at Santa Maria Ausiliatrice. 

Graduation Day in St Mark’s Square: next ceremonies on 4 May

The next Graduation Day in Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) will take place on Wednesday 4 May 2022. Two sessions will be held to celebrate the graduation of 805 Ca’ Foscari students in the extraordinary session for a.y. 2020/2021.  

Last Whispers: artist Lena Herzog on endangered languages

Last Whispers: Oratorio for Vanishing Voices, Collapsing Universes and a Falling Tree, created by artist Lena Herzog, is a project about the mass extinction of languages. It will be featured at Ca' Foscari starting in April 2022.

Ca' Foscari's Short Film Festival’s 12th edition from 4 to 7 May 2022

The twelfth edition of the Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival will be held from 4 to 7 May 2022 in Venice, in its traditional location, Auditorium Santa Margherita.

Stefano Soriani on European Governance and the Pandemic

How has the pandemic affected the European system of governance? What role have European cities played in facing this health crisis and its social and economic effects? We have interviewed Stefano Soriani, an expert in economic and political geography and co-organiser of the Multi-level governance in Europe: the case of Covid-19 pandemics international conference.

From Montréal to Venice with Erasmus+ ICM: prof. Bonnechere's experience

The Department of Humanties has hosted Pierre Bonnechere, professor of Greek history at Université de Montréal, as part of the Erasmus+ ICM programme between Venice and Canada, which is coordinated by professor Claudia Antonetti. Here's an interview with the professors.

President Putin’s war through the lens of international law

At the root of a dramatic war that Russian President Vladimir Putin is unleashing against Ukraine there is a serious breach of international law: Russia’s recognition of the separatist republics in the Donbas region. We have interviewed Fabrizio Marrella, full professor of International Law and European Union Law at the Department of Economics of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Ca' Foscari alumna Valeria Finocchi is the new director of Palazzo Grimani

The new director of Palazzo Grimani Museum is Valeria Finocchi, a young art historian and Ca’ Foscari alumna. “I am grateful to Ca’ Foscari for the curricular and extracurricular activities it enabled me to engage in.”

Sea Level Rise: Ca' Foscari supports restoration of Andreco artwork

The lines and numbers identifying the sea levels that could be reached in the next few decades are once again visible on the wall of the train station which faces the Grand Canal and Piazzale Roma in Venice. They were painted by Andreco five years ago and are the first mural on the Grand Canal. Next to it there is a six-metre-high installation on the resilience of the lagoon’s fragile ecosystem.

Three contests to celebrate the 1600th anniversary of Venice

Ca’ Foscari University and the Silk-Road Universities Network will co-host three contests to celebrate the anniversary of Venice. All students are invited to participate and submit their entries by June 30, 2022. 

Ca’ Foscari’s water bottle available for sale from 21 April

From 21 April, the iconic Ca’ Foscari water bottle will be available for purchase on Ca’ Foscari’s online shop and in the shop. It will continue to be free for the members of the Ca’ Foscari community who have not received it yet.

International College: applications for undergraduate students are open

Would you like to join Ca' Foscari's International College for your undergraduate studies? You can submit your application until 3 May.

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