The core courses are on offer every semester, subject to slight variations. See Spring 2015 semester course descriptions.

Spring 2016 course programs will be published during the autumn term.


History of Venice (Italy core)
Luca Pes,
Venice International University

 

Art and Architecture in Renaissance Venice (Italy core)
TBD

 

Italian Contemporary History in Films (Italy core)
Luca Pes,
Venice International University

 

Italian Fashion Design (Italy core)
TBD

 

Italian for Foreigners - beginner, intermediate, upper-intermediate levels (Italy core)
Massimo Brunzin,
Venice International University

 

Comparing East and West (Cultures of the World core)
Atsuhiko Wada,
Waseda University

 

Gender Studies (Cultures of the World core)
Martina Avanza,
Université de Lausanne

 

Intercultural Communication (Cultures of the World core)
Ludovica Scarpa,

Università Iuav di Venezia

 

The infinite unveiled to the gaze: forms of representation between Orient and Occident

Agostino De Rosa,

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia

 

Identity, Heritage and Globalization (Global Challenges core)
Klaus Benesch,
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

 

Globalization, Ethics, Welfare and Human Rights (Global Challenges core)
TBD

 

Global Governance for Peace and Security, Cooperation and Development (Global Challenges core)
TBD

 

The Artful Things of Climate Change (Sustainable Development Sp. Track)
Min Hyoung Song,
Boston College

 

Globalization, Environment and Sustainable Development (Sustainable Development Sp. Track)
Ignazio Musu/Ilda Mannino,
Venice International University

 

Cities, Global Change and Sustainable Development (Sustainable Development Sp. Track)
Margherita Turvani,
Università Iuav di Venezia

 

Globalization and Competitiveness: Global Value Chains (Sustainable Development Sp. Track)
Stefano Micelli,
Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia

 

Introduction to World Oil and Gas Markets (Sustainable Development Sp. Track)
Jack Sharples/Irina Mironova,
European University at St. Petersburg

 

Introduction to Energy Politics (Sustainable Development Sp. Track)

Jack Sharples/Irina Mironova,
European University at St. Petersburg

 

The Aesthetics of Privacy: Reading and Writing under Conditions of Globalization
Klaus Benesch,
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

 

Print Culture and Readers in Modern Japan
Atsuhiko Wada,
Waseda University

 

Nationalism and Ethnonationalism in a Globalized World
Martina Avanza,
Université de Lausanne

 

Cities After 9/11
Min Hyoung Song,
Boston College

 

The Family - A Safe Heaven or a Battle Field
Zahava Solomon,
Tel Aviv University

 

In the shadow of terror: Can good things come out of bad experiences?
Zahava Solomon,
Tel Aviv University

 

Management of the Industrial and Crafts Heritage
Giovanni Luigi Fontana/Andrea Caracausi,

Università degli Studi di Padova

MAC LAB (next to the library)

 

 

Luca Pes
Office Room: 7-S
Office telephone: 041 2719535
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday, 14.00-15.00 or by appointment
Email: luca.pes@univiu.org

 

 

 


Kazuhisa Takemura
Office Room: 7-R
Office telephone: 041 2719518
Office hours: Wednesday, 15.00-17.00
Email: kazupsy@waseda.jp

 

Margherita Turvani
Office Room: 7-P
Office telephone: 041 2719532
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday, 14.00-15.00
Email: margheri@iuav.it

 

Sonia Silvestri
Office Room: 7-T
Office telephone: 041 2719534
Office hours: Monday and Tuesday, h 15.00-16.00
Email: sonia.silvestri72@gmail.com

 

Deborah Levenson
Office Room: 7-U
Office telephone: 041 2719533
Office hours: Tuesday 15.00-17.00
Email: deborah.levenson-estrada@bc.edu

 

CORRIDOR 7 on the GROUND FLOOR (next to the stairs to the library)

 

 

Giulio Buciuni

Email: giulio.buciuni@unive.it
Stefano Micelli
Email: stefano.micelli@univiu.org

Office Room: 7-B
Office telephone: 041 2719554
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 16.00-17.00 (by previous appointment)

 

Elana Gomel

Office Room: 7-C
Office telephone: 041 2719553
Office Hours: Tuesday, 13.00-15.00
Email: egomel@post.tau.ac.il

 

Günter Zöller
Office Room: 7-E
Office telephone: 041 2719520
Office Hours: Thursday, 10.45-12.15
Email: Zoeller@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

 

Agostino De Rosa
Office Room: 7-F
Office telephone: 041 2719546
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 14.00-15.00
Email: aderosa@iuav.it

 

Kirill Borisov / Yulia Vymyatnina
Office Room: 7-F
Office telephone: 041 2719546
Office Hours: Monday, 11.00-13.00
Email: kirill@eu.spb.ru / yv@eu.spb.ru


Ludovica Scarpa
Office Room: 7-G
Office telephone: 041 2719573
Office hours: Thursday, 15.00-17.00
Email: ludovicascarpa@gmx.net

 

Francesca Coin

Office Room: 7-G
Office telephone: 041 2719573
Office hours: Monday, 15.00-17.00
Email: fracoin@unive.it

 

 

Richard Schofield
Office Room: 7-G
Office telephone: 041 2719573
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 14.15-15.15
Email: cwm@iuav.it

 

CORRIDOR 6 and 5 on the FIRST FLOOR before the Classrooms (9A/9C/9D)

 

 

Massimo Brunzin

Coordinator, Italian language courses

Email: brunzin@istitutovenezia.com

Claudia Meneghetti

Email: meneghetticlaudia@gmail.com

Valentina Facen

Email: facentina@yahoo.it

Office Room: 6-G

Office telephone: 041 2719576

Office hours: Monday to Thursday, 9.00-9.15 and 10.45-11.00

 

 

Ilja Richard Pavone
Office Room: 6-G
Office telephone: 041 2719576
Office hours: Monday, 14.15-15.15
Email: ilja.pavone@isgi.cnr.it

 

Ilda Mannino
Email: ilda.mannino@univiu.org
Ignazio Musu
Email: ignazio.musu@univiu.org
Office Room: 5-R
Office telephone: 041 2719571
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10.00-11.00

 

 



VIULECTURES 2|14

 

 

Wednesday, 1 December 2014 - 5 pm, room 1-G

The Quality of Mercy. A Reflection on 30 Years of Humanitarian Work and International Cooperation

Filippo Grandi, Italian diplomat and United Nations official

 

 

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 5 pm, room 9-A
Symbolic Violence: Reshaping Post-Patriarchal Discourses on Gender
Franca Bimbi, University of Padua, Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Discussant: Prof. Luca Trappolin, University of Padua

 

 

Friday, 3 October 2014 - 10 am, room 9-A
Europe’s Unique Experiment: The Bottom-up Creation of a Large Polity
Wim Blockmans, Leiden University
Discussant: Prof. Mikhail Krom, European University at St. Petersburg

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Opening Ceremony of Fall 2014 Term

Friday 12 September, 2014 - 11.00 am

Lectio Magistralis

Internationalization in Higher Education
The Hon. Stefania Giannini
Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research

 

______________________________________________________________

 

 

VIULECTURES 1|14

 

 

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 - 5 pm, 1G

Funding Cultural Heritage. The Archeological Site of Selinunte, Sicily

Clemente Marconi, New York University - IFA

Discussant: Prof. Amnon Bar Or, Tel Aviv University

 

 

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 5 pm, 1G

The World is Rooted in Air: Atmosphere, Lawscape, Spatial Justice

Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Professor of Law & Theory at the University of Westminster and Director of The Westminster Law & Theory Centre

 

 

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 - 5 pm, 9A

Actors of Global Governance

Alessandro Merola, Italian Ambassador

Alberto D'Alessandro, Director of the Venice office of the Council of Europe
Discussant: Prof. Cristina Dallara

 

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Opening Ceremony of Spring 2014 Term

Thursday 20 February, 2014 - 4.15 pm

Lectio Magistralis

Earth’s Climate: Past, Present … and Future

Prof. Carlo Barbante
Institute for the Dynamics of Environmental Processes-CNR
The Venice Centre for Climate Studies, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

 

 

 

VIULECTURES are available as podcasts here.

 

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VIU Globalization Program 

 

Fall Semester 2014: Orientation week, September 8–12, 2014

 

 

 MON, 8 SEPTEMBER

TUE, 9 SEPTEMBER

WED, 10 SEPTEMBER

THU, 11 SEPTEMBER

FRI 12, SEPTEMBER

 

9.30 am

Welcome Coffee 

Information Pack + Student Guide distribution 

Room 1-G 

 

 

 

 

 

 10.00 am

Introduction to the Globalization Program

by the Director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Luca Pes 

Room 1-G 

 

 

9.15 am

Residency Permit Meeting with NON-EU students 

Tutoring for filling out of the forms regarding the Residency Permit 

(Remember to bring all the necessary documents!) 

Room 9-A 

 

 

 

11.00 am -1.00 pm

Tutoring Desk 

Q&A to the VIU staff on study plan, courses, accommodation on/off campus, credit recognition. 

Room 2-G 

 

8.30 am

Visit to Venice city libraries* 

Ferry at 8.25 am from S. Servolo or appointment at San Zaccaria line 20 boat stop at 8.30 am 

-Asac – La Biennale Library and Archive 

- Giorgio Cini Foundation Library, the so-called "Manica Lunga"

- Querini Stampalia Foundation

-CFZ Zattere – Ca’ Foscari Library of Humanities and Languages 

-BAUM – Ca’ Foscari Library of Humanities 

 

 

 

10.00 am

Historical Guided tour of San Servolo Island: Museo della Follia

San Servolo’s asylum and the figure of Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia.

Meeting point: VIU Front Office at 9.45 am

 

 

 

 

11.00 am-1.00 pm

Tutoring Desk 

Q&A to the VIU staff on study plan, courses, accommodation on/off campus, credit recognition, VIU card distribution. 

Room 2-G

 

 

 09.00 am

Italian for Foreigners Placement Test 

Room 9-A, 9-B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.00 am

OPENING CEREMONY

of the Fall 2014 Term 

Lectio Magistralis 

Auditorium

 

 

 

12.30 pm

Welcome Reception 

Sala Basaglia

 

12.00 - 1.00 pm

VIU Facilities Tour 

Meeting point: Front Office at 11.50 am

-PC rooms and Xerox/scanning machines 

-VIU Library and VIU card 

-Classrooms, Front Office, Cafeteria, Canteen, Sport Fields 

 

 

12.00 pm

Faculty Meeting 

VIU Meeting Room 

(followed by faculty lunch in the cafeteria) 

 

 

 

1.00 pm

Get-together Lunch in Campo Santa Margherita 

Caffè Margaret Duchamp 

 

(confirm your participation by e-mail to: intern@univiu.org by Tue 9, 3pm)

 

 

3.10 pm

San Lazzaro Island tour* 

Meeting point: San Servolo boat stop (line 20) at 3.00 pm

 

2.00 pm

Video interview session for professors 

Room 2-G


2.00 pm

Friday Trip

Fortuny Showroom and Factory

Meeting point: Palanca boat stop at 2.00 pm

 

(confirm your participation by e-mail to: intern@univiu.org by Wed 10, 5pm)

 

2.30 pm

Courses presentation 

by the faculty of the Fall 2014 Term 

Room 1-G

 

 

 

 


2.30-4.00 pm

ACTV Imob Transportation Card at Piazzale Roma 

And also: 

-Bank 

-SIM Mobile Phone Card 

-Supermarket 

-Post Office 

Meeting point: 2.30 pm at VenEziaUnica agency, Piazzale Roma

 

 

2.30-5.00 pm

Tutoring Desk 

Q&A to the VIU staff on study plan, courses, accommodation on/off campus, credit recognition, VIU card distribution. 

Room 2-G 


3.00 pm 

Venice in the Movies 

Room 9-A  

 

3.00 pm Summertime 

 

5.00 pm Pane e Tulipani 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.30-5.00 pm

Tutoring Desk 

Q&A to the VIU staff on study plan, courses, accommodation on/off campus, credit recognition, VIU card distribution. 

Room 2-G 

 

 

 

 

4.00-5.00 pm

Tutoring Desk 

Q&A to the VIU staff on study plan, courses, accommodation on/off campus, credit recognition, VIU card distribution. 

Room 2-G 

 

5.00 pm

Staff Movie Proposal

Io sono Li (Shun Li and the poet)

by Andrea Segre, 2011

Room 9-A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 *Activities subject to changes due to availability of hosting institutions. 

 

 

VIULECTURES 2|13

 

Wednesday 16 October, 2013 at 5 pm

The Paradox of Change: Women's Liberation and Feminization of Poverty

William Chafe, Professor of History, Emeritus, at Duke University

 

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Opening Ceremony of Fall 2013 Term

 

12 September 2013 at 4 pm

Lectio Magistralis

The relations of Italy with Far Eastern countries, in particular with China, with special focus on economic and trade relations

Hon. Bruno Archi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

 

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VIULECTURES 1|13

 

Wednesday 22 May, 2013 at 5 pm

Energy: Science and Communication

Piero Martin, Professor, Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Padova

Alessandra Viola, science journalist and writer

 

Friday 22 March, 2013

Water and Globalization
Coordinated by Carlo Giupponi, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia and Director of Changes Doctoral School on Global Change Science and Policy

More information: Program of the day

 

Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Restoration of wetland ecosystems in the face of climate change:  lessons from San Francisco Bay

John Callaway, Professor of environmental science, applied ecology, wetlands, and restoration ecology at University of San Francisco

 

Friday 15 March, 2013

Building a National Economy: Venice and the Veneto after 1866
Gianni Toniolo, Professor of Economic History at Duke University and at the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome.

 

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Opening Ceremony of Spring 2013 Term

 

20 February 2013 at 4 pm

Lectio Magistralis

How to Preserve and Promote Cultural Heritage: Sustainability and Challenges

Antonia Pasqua Recchia, Secretary General, Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities


 

 

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