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

The master’s degree in Digital and Public Humanities offers a multidisciplinary study program that focuses on knowledge integration and the development of the advanced transversal skills required for the exploitation of the interconnections between the humanities and computer science. All classes are taught in English. The course of study yields graduates capable of assuming high-responsibility roles in activities connected to the sectors of services, cultural industry, cultural institutions and specific centers, such as specialist electronic publishing, the management of cultural heritage, intercultural activities and industrial activities within the field of language technologies and the valorization of digital content intended for the Internet.

magazén | International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities

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 EUPORIA2021

Call for papers for Webinars in Theories and Practices of the Annotation through Domain-Specific Languages is open until 15th of July. Digital humanists promotes best practices that in most cases are challenging for traditional scholars.
We call for contribution to a cycle of webinars to share ideas and experiences to bridge the gap between traditional scholars and digital humanists, especially through the creation and use of Domain-Specific Languages.

Summer School in Digital and Public Humanities: cancellation

It is with great disappointment that we have to inform you about the unavoidable cancellation of this year's Venice Summer School on Digital and Public Humanities due to the COVID-19 emergency and our Italian Government and our University's board directives.
However, we are working on a series of online seminars and training events to be held in the same week, July 6 - 10, free of charge and open to the public.
News available soon.