The archaeological research at Ca' Foscari has now a new online showcase, with a map of the excavations, news and information about the projects directly funded by Ca’ Foscari University’s Support Fund to the Research and Internationalization Activities. Discover how to get involved!
With the discovery of a tomb datable to around 700 A.D. that has been unearthed on the island of Torcello in Venice, at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice excavation site, some protagonists of the island’s thousand-year history have begun to emerge.
Spread of false information did not start with the Internet: seemingly ancient inscriptions can be misleading. The project on false inscriptions in history leaded by Lorenzo Calvelli, researcher in Latin Epigraphy at Ca’ Foscari, recently presented the discovery of an Italian-US couple of fake artifacts believed to be so far from the Early Christian period.
The Department of Humanities has been selected by the Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR) as one of the 180 best Italian departments 2018-2022 for the quality of its research (VQR). The grant will contribute to develop interdisciplinary projects in the Digital and Public Humanities, through the creation of a new Center for Digital Research in the Humanities.