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 is one of the institutional partners of the next annual conference of AIPH (Italian Association of Public History), to be held in Venice and Mestre (M9 Museum) from 27 to 31 May 2022.
The most important appointment for Italian Public History, the conference will be held in person for the first time since 2019. The program includes 53 panels with plenty of Italian and international speakers, including several members of the VeDPH and the Department of Humanities. The opening day will take place at Ca' Foscari San Giobbe and include a plenary lecture and a reception. Ca' Foscari's students will have free access to the conference upon registration.
The VeDPH is continuing its Seminar Series in Digital and Public Humanities. The next appointment with the Spring Series is on the 30th March 2022, both in presence, in Venice, and online. The cycle includes seminars on a wide range of topics: from language processing to digital classics, from historical GIS to computational methods. The seminars are open to all and free of charge. Video recording of seminars are available in our YouTube channel! Further information will be available shortly on our website and on social media.
The VeDPH, in collaboration with the Institute of Computational Linguistics "A. Zampolli" of the CNR of Pisa and CLARIN-IT, has activated a new CLARIN Knowledge Centre focused on Digital and Public Textual Scholarship.
DiPText-KC (https://diptext-kc.clarin-it.it) offers expertise on methods, data, instruments and technologies relevant in the field of Philological and Literary Studies, History, Art History and Cultural Heritage.
We are now happy to announce the Venice Summer School in Digital and Public Humanities to take place from 11-15 July 2022 which will be held in Venice.
The VeDPH Summer School aims at providing advanced and in-depth training to students and scholars in theories, technologies and methods applied to historical monuments, artifacts and texts in the interdisciplinary field of Digital and Public Humanities, focussing on cultural, archaeological, historical, literary, and artistic materials from Venetian sites and cultural heritage institutions. The school will give to the participants the opportunity to engage in debates about digital cultural heritage and public humanities while enhancing their competences and skills in digitising materials and sources and in modelling, analysing and visualising multimedia humanities data.