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
The VeDPH is glad to announce that the new series of seminars in "Digital and Public Humanities" will start soon. The series is organised by the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (VeDPH), the Department of Humanities of the Ca' Foscari University, Venice. The Autumn series runs from September to December 2023. The seminars are held in person at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and can be attended either in person and online.They are delivered in English, open to all and free of charge.
You can read the full programme here.
The Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities is pleased to host RE:SOURCE, The 10th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology, opening on the 13th of September 2023 with more than 250 talks, presentations and keynotes (full programme at this link). The programme includes a Masterclass on Saturday 15th of September at the Venice Biennale with digital art curator Iury Lech (Madrid): "Exploring the creative development of audiovisual artworks, artificial intelligence, and curatorial processes". The event is held as part of the Digital and Public Art teaching within the Master Programme in Digital and Public Humanities.
The Master’s degree in Digital and Public Humanities integrates Humanities and Information Technology (IT) disciplines and supports the promotion of dissemination of culture and cultural activities in the public sphere.
The Masters programme is unique as it builds on the reputation and experience of the Humanities at Ca’ Foscari and combines this with the new technology specializations built up in the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics. All classes are taught through English.
All the specific information on the enrolment, selection and matriculation processes are in the University website: in Italian and in English.
When working at Ca’ Foscari in Autumn 2022 as a visiting fellow at the Venice Centre for Digital & Public Humanities Seán Williams has created a Podcast in five episodes on the archaeologist and art historian Johann Joachim Winckelmann and his death in Trieste. Dr Williams is Senior Lecturer in German and European Literature and History at the University of Sheffield (UK). The Podcast focuses on the events connected with the murder and the ways it has been told over the centuries. All the episodes have been broadcasted in late May 2023 and are now published online in the BBC website, freely accessible to everyone.