Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities

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
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New Master's Degree Programme in Digital and Public Humanities

Take a look to the 1st and 2nd terms courses of the Master. Its programme combines the theories and practices established in the humanities with learning new digital toolsplatforms and applications used to research, archive, present and publish in the creative and cultural sectors. This programme explores public engagement with digital  humanities and offers graduates the opportunities to learn the skills and knowledge required to pursue careers in a wide range of areas, including the cultural and creative sectors, education, libraries and archives, information technology and service related organisations. All classes are taught in English.

Virtual Summer Camp in Digital and Public Humanities

The Venice Virtual Summer Camp in Digital and Public Humanities held on July 6th - 10th, 2020 was a success. The team received very positive feedback from the participants. The videorecordings of the Summer Camp open sessions are now available: visit our YouTube channel and learn more about Digital Textual Scholarship, Digital and Public History, Digital and Public Art History, Digital Archaeology and its Public. We will publish soon the new programme of Fall cycle of Seminars in Digital and Public Humanities: stay tuned!

New CfP for magazén | International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities

The Call for Paper for the second issue of magazén is open until 30th of August! magazén is the new interdisciplinary journal of VeDPH undergoing double blind peer review and published twice per year in print, digital copy and online version in open access by Edizioni Ca’ Foscari. The journal aspires to constitute an open platform for a wide range of disciplinary fields and methodological approaches sharing the scholarly potential of a digital and public discourse. magazén is looking for contributors to its 2020 inaugural volume entitled “Fusions”, which shall devote two semestral issues of the journal to the intertwining landscape emerging from the recent development of digital and public humanities.

Call for Papers AIUCD 2021

Call for papers for AIUCD 10th conference is open until 14th September 2020.
The main topic of the AIUCD 2021 Conference is "Digital Humanities for society: e-quality, participation, rights and values in Digital Age". The AIUCD 2021 aims to be a moment of study and reflection on Digital Humanities (DHs) as a privileged meeting place among different needs of contemporary society in research, politics, economics and everyday life, giving the humanist the role of interpreter and facilitator of change. The conference will take place in Pisa, Italy, from 19th to 22nd January 2021, and it is organized by University of Pisa and CNR.