Department of Humanities

Contacts

Education:
 didattica.dsu@unive.it
Research:
 ricerca.dsu@unive.it
Administration:
 segreteria.dsu@unive.it

Malcanton Marcorà, Dorsoduro 3484/D, Calle Contarini, 30123 Venice

QS 2022: Ca' Foscari ranked in 13 subjects
QS 2022: Ca' Foscari ranked in 13 subjects

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is once again listed in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, one of the most influential university rankings worldwide, with 13 subjects included. The most impressive achievement is in Classics & Ancient History, where Ca’ Foscari ranks 36th worldwide, thanks to its international reach. 

AI to aid historians in restoring, placing and dating ancient texts
AI to aid historians in restoring, placing and dating ancient texts

An exceptional discovery was made by Marcello Bolognari at the State Archive of Venice: the last will and testament penned by a young woman on 7 July 1319 in Venice and entrusted to her father Marco, reveal the existence of a daughter of the famous traveller and author of the Travels of Marco Polo.

Ca’ Foscari hosts Dr Pat Tanner, leading 3D maritime archaeology expert
Ca’ Foscari hosts Dr Pat Tanner, leading 3D maritime archaeology expert

Dr Pat Tanner is one of the world’s greatest experts in 3D maritime archaeology. He has joined Ca’ Foscari as a visiting scholar to collaborate with the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (VeDPH) at the Department of Humanities.

ILIOUPERSIS: epic archetypes
ILIOUPERSIS: epic archetypes

Ilioupersis project investigates the archetypes of our way of thinking about the violence of war across different cultures and epochs of history, in a perspective that is multidisciplinary and includes oral poetry, literature, history, art, theatre, cinema and sport.
For further information check the Altheia website.