Dipartimento di Eccellenza ANVUR 2018-2022

The Department of Historical and Geographical Sciences and the Ancient World (DiSSGeA) at the University of Padova has launched the five-year Mobility & Humanities project to develop interdisciplinary research about mobilities in past and present societies. Drawing from a rich and unique mix of disciplines, the Centre aims to contribute original work to an emerging area of interest that is increasingly examined by other research hubs worldwide.

5 Department groups (nodes) work on main mobility research subjects, namely People, Objects, Ideas, Texts, Theories and Methods





theories and methods



DiSSGeA is designing advanced teaching programmes to support students’ learning and cultural growth as well as PhD candidates and post-docs advanced training in topics related to mobility and the humanities.

seminar series and events


For general enquiries about the project and the Seminar Series, please contact the Centre for Advanced Studies in Mobilities & Humanities: mobilityandhumanities@unipd.it 

For general enquiries about the Digital Laboratory for Mobility Research, please contact: mobilab.dissgea@unipd.it

department locations

History, Via del Vescovado 30

Geography, Via del Santo 26

The Ancient World, Piazza Capitaniato 7

PADOVA (Italy)