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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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

Digital Dante Days

The VeDPH is glad to present a Two-Day International Symposium on the work of Dante Alighieri. The symposium will deal with key questions related to the past and current state of digital scholarship on Dante's work. Participants will discuss the achievements and challenges of Digital Dante Studies in Italy and abroad. the discussion will attempt to reconstruct a genealogy of digital textual scholarship in the field of Dante Studies and will explore how the findings can be advantageous for traditional studies and further developed.

magazén - International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities

magazén, International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities, undergoing double-blind peer-review and published twice per year in open access by Edizioni Ca’ Foscari. The journal aims at stimulating an interdisciplinary discourse on methods and practices serving a collaborative development of durable, reusable, shared resources for research and learning in the field of digital and public humanities. 

Master's degree in Digital and Public Humanities

The Digital and Public Humanities field is one of Ca’ Foscari strong suits, as evidenced by the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities(VeDPH), which gathers experts from all over the world. Read the news.