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
[ve]DPH - Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities


VeDPH Autumn Seminars Series 2021

The VeDPH is continuing its seminar series in Digital and Public Humanities in an online format.
The autumn cycle includes seminars on a wide range of topics: from digital and public art history to open social scholarship, from public archaeology to new chances for cultural heritage, from public history to digital classics. The online seminars, which begin on 22 September, are open to all and free of charge.  Video recording of seminars are available in our YouTube channel! See the last playlist.

New Project: The Digital Galleria Borghese

With this project the VeDPH aims to develop a new model to access the online collection and to the virtual museum of the Galleria Borghese, one of the most internationally renowned museums of Baroque art. The purpose is to open up a new conversation between museums' collections and a stratified audience.



magazén - Call for Papers, Volume 2022: [re]constructions

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. 

Re-opening decree: Master's degree in Digital and Public Humanities 2021/22

The VeDPH is glad to announce that the enrolment for the Master's degree in Digital and Public Humanities 2021/22 is re-opened from 10 to 17 September 2021 only for students with an Italian degree. For further information see the decree. All the courses are available in the Brochure.