Falling Walls Lab Italy Awards a Ca' Foscari Student for 2nd Year in a Row

With his pitch "Breaking the Wall of Black Boxes in Medicine," Leone Bacciu, a Bachelor’s degree student in Computer Science, presented the pyFUME project, a tool designed to aid medical decision-making through interpretable artificial intelligence communicating in human language.

Folklore and culture in the songs of Ca' Foscari’s Arabic Language Choir

At the Department of Asian and North African Studies, the Arabic Language Choir combines the teaching of Middle Eastern languages and cultures with artistic expression. Founded two years ago by lecturers Bishara Ebeid and Vicente Martì Tormo, the ensemble now comprises more than 25 members, performing songs from Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, and Algeria.

Trump, Truth Social, and meme stocks

Recently, there has been extensive media coverage surrounding the launch of Truth Social, Donald Trump's social network, and its parent company, Trump Media & Technology Group, going public. On the first day of trading, the company's stock price significantly increased. According to Michele Costola, a researcher at the Department of Economics this is a potential example of a meme stock.

The upcoming Indian elections in the eyes of student Riccardo Campana

Approximately one billion people in India are preparing to cast their vote in the upcoming election, which will determine the country's government for the next 5 years. Riccardo Campana - a Ca' Foscari student of Language and Civilisation of Asia and Mediterranean Africa - has been studying journalism at Bennet University in New Delhi (one of our partner universities ) since July 2023 and shared his insights with us.

Visiting Scholars and EUTOPIA: former UPF Rector Oriol Amat at Ca' Foscari

Among the many Visiting Scholars who Ca’ Foscari has had the pleasure to host over the years, our university has recently welcomed Oriol Amat, Full Professor of Financial Economics and Accounting and former Rector of Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona - one of the founding partners of EUTOPIA.

Ca' Foscari alumnus at Oxford: the international story of Mpiti Mosothoane

Mpiti Mosothoane, a Lesothian alumnus of Ca’ Foscari, has embarked on a remarkable academic journey that recently culminated in the completion of his second Master's degree at the prestigious University of Oxford. His story is an example of the potential of international education and the profound impact it can have on one's career.

Taiwan: recent elections and a status quo that suits everyone

Last 13 January's elections turned the spotlight on Taiwan and its delicate geopolitical situation. To learn more about the situation in Taiwan, we spoke with Professor Renzo Cavalieri, Professor of Chinese Law at the Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca' Foscari.

The Swedish Academy honours Massimo Ciaravolo

Massimo Ciaravolo was awarded the 2023 Swedish Academy Prize for the dissemination of Swedish culture abroad.The Nobel Academy for Literature recognised Ciaravolo's outstanding role in introducing Swedish culture and literature abroad through his research and teaching at our university.

Condolences for the victims in Prague: the Rector's message

"Charles University in Prague is experiencing a terrible tragedy that leaves us dismayed. The Ca' Foscari community is close to its colleagues, to the students of the University of Prague and to the families of the victims". Message from Rector Tiziana Lippiello, on behalf of the entire Ca' Foscari community