Events

Jonathan Coe will open the 2019 edition of 'Incroci di Civiltà'

From April 3 to 6 2019, Venice will welcome 28 writers from 19 countries for the 12th edition of the international literary festival organized by Ca' Foscari University.

The Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival is back from March 20 to 23

The 9th edition of the beloved Festival will feature a rich program with 30 short films, special activities, workshops and masterclasses, covering a wide number of topics. Special guest: French director Patrice Leconte.

M'illumino di meno 2019, circular economy and energy saving

The national campaign dedicated to the responsible use of resources is back with numerous initiatives, from February 25th to March 9th. Find out how you can win sustainability themed prizes with the #rimpiatta photo contest.

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Jean-Paul Costa's speech on 'Negationism and Freedom of Expression'

Jean-Paul Costa, former President of the European Court of Human Rights, will be the guest of the “Memory, law and rights” conference, the last initiative for this year's Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here is an excerpt of his speech. 

Ca' Foscari inaugurates the new academic year on February 12th, 2019

On February 12th, 2019 Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will inaugurate the new academic year. The event will take place in the Carlo Goldoni Theatre, starting from 11.00 a.m.

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019, Ca' Foscari focuses on 'stolen childhoods'

On the next Holocaust Remembrance Day, the activities organized by Ca’ Foscari will focus on the children who experienced the Shoah, in connection with the UN Convention on the Right of the Child, which will turn 30 in 2019.

Art and Tech, Science Gallery Venice inaugurates CONNECTED - Hello Machine

Human-to-human and human-to-machine interactions will be the central topic of the first Science Gallery Venice initiative. The innovative exhibition, which opened on January 17th at Ca’ Foscari Zattere, will remain visible until April 7th.

In Venice, Santa Claus ditched the sleigh for a boat

Don’t miss the 9th edition of the traditional “Regata in Valesana dei Babbi Natale” (The Regatta of the Santas) on Sunday December 23rd.

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'Winter Party' for international students on December 5th

A free event aimed at international students and their buddies: music, aperitif and an important social cause.