The Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (VeDPH) is part of the Department of Humanities of Ca' Foscari University of Venice. It supports the development, accessibility and dissemination of research and teaching in the Digital (DH) and Public Humanities (PH) by facilitating exchange and coordination between existing experiences and by inspiring new projects.
- collaborates in various research projects with local, national and international partner institutions
- coordinates the current master in DH and organizes summer school and the new degree
- set up a series of events interesting for researchers, students and people
The VeDPH gladly announces the publication of the first issue of the second volume of magazén,
International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities. The articles are devoted to the topic of “consolidation” in the field of digital and public humanities. Issue 2.1 can already be accessed online, while issue 2.2 will be published in December 2021.
magazén, International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities, launched an international Call for Papers for its 2022 volume entitled '[re]constructions', which shall devote two semestral issues of the journal to to the theory and practice of [re]configuring lost realities, [re]creating long gone dimensions, [re]building likely scenarios, [re]considering exhibition settings and [re]covering disappeared traces of historical and cultural value.
The Lyon16ci website is online. It is the result of the cooperation between Dr. Barbara Tramelli’s project "The Illustrated Book in Lyon 1480-1600", supported by the Equipex Biblissima (2016-2019) and by the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (2020-2021), and the Visual Geometry Group at the Department of Engineering Science of the University of Oxford.
The Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities and the Department of Humanities are involved in Numbers&Culture, a project that aims to promote Cultural Heritage of the Venice countryside with an interdisciplinary research that includes: an open data search on the web to describe the features of the present landscape; a collection of historical memories; a past-present comparison of the landscape changes by uploading pictures on the Instagram channel of the project.
BIFLOW (Bilingualism in Florentine and Tuscan Works (ca. 1260 – ca. 1430) is a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant 2014 – 637533) and hosted by the University of Venice – Ca’ Foscari and the EHESS (École des hautes études en sciences sociales), Paris. The project will undertake the first systematic investigation of the various literary documents that circulated simultaneously in more than one language in Tuscany, and especially in Florence, between the mid-13th Century and the beginning of 15th Century.