MaP

MaP 
Centro di Ricerca Marco Polo - Centre for Global Europe-Asia Connections

MaP Centre

MAP - Centro di Ricerca Marco Polo sulle connessioni globali Europa-Asia - Marco Polo Centre for Global Europe-Asia Connections

The MaP Centre's mission is to foster collaborative scientific research and networking for the study of cultural, social, political, economic, and religious interactions across Europe, the Mediterranean region, and Asia.

It aims at developing international scientific cooperation on topics such as new religious identities, social and political institutions, and the history of relations in an innovative, transcultural perspective.

The scope of MaP’s activities covers also cross-cutting issues such as migration and climate change.

Activities

Networking

Joint seminars and lectures, in collaboration with national and international visiting scholars

Research

In-residence post-doctoral fellowships on research topics related the Centre’s mission

Teaching

International summer schools, focused on historical processes and emerging trends in politics, governance, economics, and socio-cultural changes between Europe, the Mediterranean region, and Asia

News

Third Meeting on Water: Contemporary Challenges in the Maghreb
Third Meeting on Water: Contemporary Challenges in the Maghreb

The Third Meeting on Water was held on 23 May 2022 and it was organised by Simone Cristoforetti (Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia) Massimiliano Borroni (Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia) e Vladimiro Boselli (Università degli Studi di Padova). Annabelle Houdret (Deutsche Institut für Entwicklungspolitik), Nicholas Dines (Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia) and Vladimiro Boselli (Università degli Studi di Padova) presented their research.

Summer School on Social Movements in Contemporary Southeast Asia
Summer School on Social Movements in Contemporary Southeast Asia

This Summer School will focus on the specific and distinctive features of collective social actors in the region by illuminating the central roles played by the youth, women, LGBTQ+ activists and religious actors in shaping, resisting, and/or contesting processes of cultural and socio-political change.
The Summer School will be held in Venice, Italy, on September 18 to 24, 2022.

Summer School: A Multilingual Philology of Nature (MPN): Reading Eco-Cultural Landscapes across the Hindukush-Karakoram
Summer School: A Multilingual Philology of Nature (MPN): Reading Eco-Cultural Landscapes across the Hindukush-Karakoram

The aim of the summer school is to bring together some of the most important scholars of the region in order to work, for one week full-time, on the multilingual eco-cultural landscapes of Hindukush-Karakoram with a selected group of brilliant students, in a multidisciplinary, chronologically open perspective.
The Summer School will be held in Venice, Italy, on September 26 September to 1 October, 2022.

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