UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites 

Winter School 2023

Together with the Università di Pisa, the aim of this Winter School “A new Grand Tour in Tuscany. Tourism between heritage, knowledge and digital media” (February 13 – 18, 2023) is to offer, in one of the most attractive environmental, monumental and landscape contexts in Italy, a highly educational experience. You can apply now!

Photo: Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (UNESCO World Heritage Site) photo CC University of Pisa – UniPi

Open Access Chapters

We are happy to announce the publication of the Handbook on Heritage, Sustainable Tourism and Digital Media, edited by Silvia De Ascaniis and Lorenzo Cantoni, published by Edward Elgar: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788970082.

Exploring World Heritage & Sustainable Tourism through the lens of Heinz Plenge

An online conversation with Peru’s most prominent nature and wildlife photographer Heinz Plenge took place on June 1st, 2021 (in English & Spanish). You can now watch the recording on YouTube!

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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 of Primorska,...

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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 was organized by the...

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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 event here. More...

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