Anthropologist Roberta Raffaetà has won a European Research Council (ERC) grant to study how science is exploring the human microbiome, as biology and IT technology constantly offer insights into this non-human world which is nevertheless crucial to the health of people and of the environment.
Edoardo Gerlini, professor of Classical Japanese at the Department of Asian and North African Studies, tells us about his Marie Skodowska-Curie Global project on the relationship between Sinitic writing in Japan and the development of cultural heritage.
The G20 hosted in Venice on 11 July the International Conference on Climate Change. This was a high-level event to discuss economic policies to support the transition to a low-carbon economy, as well as the international regulatory and supervisory framework. Professor Stefano Battiston explores this topic in the third and final article of the Venice G20 series.
Sustainable finance and the green transition are on the agenda of the Finance Ministers and Governors of the Central Banks meeting in Venice for the G20 summit. There is an urgent need for a better understanding to avoid greenwashing and to support SMEs access to green finance. The second article in a three-part series on the G20 summit is by professors Stefano Battiston, Monica Billio and Loriana Pelizzon.
What is our relationship with food and waste? How can we reduce our impact on the environment? These are some of the questions posed by the project “Waste Matters” by London-based artist Gayle Chong Kwan. The installation was inaugurated on 2 July and will be visible until 2 September.
Professor Dähnhardt (Ca’ Foscari) and Dr Claudia Ramasso (Turin) tell us about the exhibition of paintings and poems they have curated for MAO Museum, Turin: “Krishna, the divine lover” (28 April - 26 September 2021). Tune in to the conference “Krishna, a personification of divine love” (27 May at 5 p.m.).
Following the online edition of 2020, the 10th edition of Art Night Venezia has been scheduled for 2 October 2021, like the famous Nuit Blanche in Paris.
Social changes, religion, LGBTQ+ communities, TV series, cinema and music: discover the newest trends in contemporary Southeast Asia withand , professors of the curriculum on Thailand and Vietnam in the Bachelor's Degree Programme in Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa.
On Wednesday 14 July 2021, Bonaventura Ruperti, Full Professor of Japanese language and literature at the Department of Asian and North African Studies of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon.
On 2 June 2021, Fabiana Zollo participated in the Global Vaccine Confidence Summit, organised by the UK government as part of its presidency of the G7. The aim: using technology to promote confidence and trust in vaccines globally.
Dr Pietro Ferrara is one of the 101 winners from 59 universities around the world, making Ca’ Foscari the only Italian university on the winning list. Dr Ferrara is a researcher at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics and his project focuses on the security of access policies.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will be closed from 9 to 14 August 2021 and will reopen on Monday 16 August.
The new San Giobbe residence will open for the academic year 2021/22. The complex, which is the completion of the largest university campus in Venice, will offer accommodation for 229 people and facilities open to the local community.