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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.

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!

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.

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. 

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. 

“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.

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! 

Effects of climate change on the South African economy

The effects of climate change on the South African economy and on gender inequality have been presented in a study conducted by Fondazione CMCC, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE).

Art Night 2022: check out the photo gallery

The 11th edition of Art Night Venezia was held on Saturday 18 June. 119 local entities and institutions gave visitors the opportunity to participate in tours and see shows and events that animated the evening.

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

Interviews and events with international guests, professors and students. The best of Ca' Foscari's YouTube channel.