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Scientists unveil the mistery behind a Picasso

A researcher from Ca' Foscari has analysed the chemical composition of the material of four paintings belonging to Museu Picasso in Barcelona. It is the first study that focuses on the mechanical degradation of Picasso’s paintings with a scientific, analytical and diagnostic approach.

An innovative system to test the "juiciness" of oranges

The collaboration between Ca’ Foscari and Agricola Lusia has delivered a system that scans and squeezes fruit, using mathematical models to determine the juiciness of oranges in a non-destructive way.

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URBAN CHINA: a study on urbanisation in post-socialist China

Anthropologist Antonella Diana has recently concluded her Marie Skłodowska Curie fellowship at the Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Her project URBAN_CHINA. Urbanization in China’s Southwestern Borderlands. The Case of Jinghong, Xishuangbanna focused on urbanisation as a negotiation strategy

Ticket inspection and (dis)honesty: a study on bus passengers in Lyon

The study, which was published today in The Economic Journal, was was written by three experimental economists: Fabio Galeotti and Marie Claire Villeval of The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Valeria Maggian from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

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.

Incroci di Civiltà returns November 2021: an interview with Flavio Gregori

The fourteenth edition of the Incroci di Civiltà international literary festival, organised by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, is scheduled to take place in November 2021. The festival allows participants to meet some of the most interesting writers of our time. We have interviewed professor Flavio Gregori, the newly appointed director. 

Mobility programmes are back, meet some of our new international students

In 2020, the health situation put a halt on many things in our lives, including international mobility programmes. What hasn’t stopped, though, are Ca’ Foscari’s efforts to make our University a safe place to welcome new international students that have chosen Venice as their destination.

Ida Zilio Grandi, director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi

Ida Zilio Grandi is the director of the newly founded Italian Cultural Institute in Abu Dhabi, inaugurated in October last year, and has recently returned to the Council for Relations with Islam, reconvened in November 2020. We interwieved her to know more about her work and the current situation in the Emirates. 

Research during COVID: the experience of three Marie Curie Fellows

Elena Bacchin, Matteo Favaretto and Sabrina Minuzzi, Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellows at the Ca' Foscari Department of Humanities, share their experiences of international research during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Maria Kuznetsova

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Maria Kuznetsova is an international student from Russia. She's a second-year MA student in Language Sciences.

New European Bauhaus: Venice is a candidate with Ca’ Foscari and IUAV

With the two Venetian universities, Venice stands as a candidate city in the run for 5 pilot projects that the European Commission will select and finance across the European Union, as announced by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

Covid-19: Ca' Foscari's measures from 7 April

In compliance with the 02/04/2021 Ministerial Decree regarding the management of the Covid-19 pandemic, in force from 7 April 2021, the university has adopted the following measures for teaching and administrative activities.  

Prospective students: all the news for the 2021/2022 academic year

At Ca’ Foscari you’ll be able to choose from a wide array of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes fully held in English, while also enriching your university experience by taking part in one of the many internships opportunities, mobility programmes and innovative workshops.

Ca' Foscari encourages female student participation in STEM

In an effort to bridge the gender gap in “hard science” and encourage female students to choose a scientific career, Rector Tiziana Lippiello introduces a €500,00 reimbursement of university tuition fees for the most high-achieving female students

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