Events

7th UNESCO Unitwin Conference

7th UNESCO Unitwin Conference

USI UNESCO Chair participated in the 7th UNESCO UNITWIN conference “World Heritage and tourism innovation  - responding to the challenges in a changing world”, which took place between 15th and 20th May 2022 in Portorož, Slovenia, at the University...

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Women in Big Data Conference 2022

Women in Big Data Conference 2022

PhD Candidate, Lea Hasenzahl, presented her PhD project "Exploring the public discourse around Chinese Outbound Tourism in Western societies (working title)" at the Women in Big Data 2022 Conference in Zürich (18 - 20 May, 2022).  The Confernece...

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Sustainable Universiy Day

Sustainable Universiy Day

Last Friday 29 of April we took part to the Sustainable Universiy Day organized by USI & SUPSI at Mendrisio in USI & SUPSI campus, the event was supported by the Swiss Academies of Sciences through the U Change initiative. Program of the...

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Travel, Sustainability & Technology

Travel, Sustainability & Technology

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism as a lifestyle sector faced one of its worst crises up to date. As many countries are relaxing restrictions and international travel seems to be able to return, it is time to critically think...

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Erasmus+ #ICT4STD Summer School in Berlin

Erasmus+ #ICT4STD Summer School in Berlin

The (Spring) Summer School took place in Berlin from March 4th until March 12th, 2022. The purpose of the Summer School was to bring together multinational teams of students from the four partner universities of the Erasmus+ #ICT4STD project in...

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Congratulations to Lazare Eloundou Assomo!

Congratulations to Lazare Eloundou Assomo!

The USI UNESCO Chair congratulates Lazare Eloundou Assomo for the appointment as the new director of the UNESCO World Heritage Center. In 2019, chair holder, Lorenzo Cantoni, had the honor to share a stage with him during the USI MEM Summer Summit!...

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iWareBatik Hackathon

iWareBatik Hackathon

In cooperation with 33 Indonesian universities nationwide involving 156 Indonesian bachelor students, International iWareBatik Ideas Hackathon Event 2021 was held on 15 and 29 October 2021. At this event, the students presented an interactive...

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USI UNESCO Chair @ Summer Campus 2021

The USI UNESCO Chair participated in the USI Summer Campus 2021 (19. - 31.07.2021). Prof. Cantoni, Lea Hasenzahl and Puspita Ayu Permatasari taught the course "digital media & heritage". Moreover, visits to the World Heritage Sites, Bellinzona...

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