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  • 08 Dec 201614:30

    Big Data & Human Rights: Pros and Cons – Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2016 *
    In dedication to World Human Rights Day, presentation of the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2016 for the best PhD thesis and the best Master’s thesis on human rights. With lectures by Judith Sargentini (European Parliament) and Hein Fleuren (Tilburg University) on 'Big Data & Human Rights: Pros and Cons'. (language: English) Read more

  • 09 Dec 201609:30

    Training kritisch denken - Introductie Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) *
    Training for students and teaching staff (Tilburg University), in which you can develop your critical thinking skills by means of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 14 Dec 201617:30

    Winter Poetry Café
    Join the Poetry Café on Wednesday 14th December. Whether you are an expert or a newcomer without any experience. Poetry can be written by everyone - and for everyone. Learn about making poetry yourself or improve your poetry skills. (language: English) Read more

  • 26 Jan 201717:15

    Poetry Party & Campus Poet Election 2017
    On the 26th of January it is Dutch National Poetry Day. It is the perfect occasion to elect the new campus poet for 2017 and have a party with music and performances! Ambition to become campus poet? Sign up now by sending some poems for the election of Campus Poet 2017! (language: Dutch & English) Read more

Join the debate

Excellent science is based upon debate. Exchanging knowledge, sharing perspectives, questioning and challenging each other, lead us to better and new knowledge. As a university with Understanding Society as its motto, the debate with staff, students and society is essential. Symposia and meetings in which such a debate is an essential part of the program can be identified by the label 'Join the debate'. Also Academic Forum also organizes programs under this label. Read more about 'Join the debate'>>