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Events Tilburg University

A complete list of all this year's events organized by or jointly with Tilburg University can be found in the events calendar per month.

  • 21 Jan 201913:30

    PhD Defense K. Zheng MSc PhD Defense K. Zheng MSc
    Titlel: Essays on Duration Analysis and Labour Economics
    Supervisor: Prof. J.H. Abbring
    Co-supervisor: Dr. B. Drepper Read more

  • 22 Jan 201913:00

    TOP Winter Week 2019 TOP Winter Week 2019

  • 22 Jan 201919:30

    Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in January: “Public Data” Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in January: “Public Data”
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. Read more

  • 23 Jan 201910:45

    Club Med: Inge Graef and Francisco Costa Cabral Club Med: Inge Graef and Francisco Costa Cabral
    10:45-11:45 ,M 1003
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  • 23 Jan 201913:30

    PhD Defense Mr. S.J.L.M. van Bergen PhD Defense Mr. S.J.L.M. van Bergen
    Title: Zekerheid voor de vastgoedfinancier. Een onderzoek naar hypothecaire bevoegdheden bij commercieel vastgoed
    Supervisors: Prof. R.M. Wibier, Prof. S. van Gulijk Read more

  • 23 Jan 201918:00

    Alumni Gathering Singapore Alumni Gathering Singapore
    From 21-25 January a delegation of Tilburg University will pay a visit to Singapore and they are all very enthusiastic about meeting alumni. Therefore, the delegation has organized a special alumni gathering to get to know you and talk about your experiences and your life after graduation. Read more

  • 24 Jan 201910:30

    Education Bazaar: Prepare for the Future Education Bazaar: Prepare for the Future
    The 2019 Education Bazaar is the annual education event that connects Tilburg University students and teachers. In an informal setting, the bazar acts as a platform to discover innovations together, identify best practices and to share knowledge and experiences. The 2019 theme will be Prepare for the future. Read more

  • 24 Jan 201913:50

    All you need to know about… Human vs Artificial Intelligence * All you need to know about… Human vs Artificial Intelligence *
    What is happening at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence? And how does AI relate to human intelligence? Professor Eric Postma will illustrate his expertise with a look at the future of university-wide education. (language: English) Read more

  • 24 Jan 201916:00

    Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in January by Geoffrey A. Manne Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in January by Geoffrey A. Manne
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. workshops and events. Read more

  • 24 Jan 201917:00

    Poetry Party: Campus Poet 2019 Poetry Party: Campus Poet 2019
    On the 24th of January 2019 it is Dutch National Poetry Day. It is the perfect occasion to announce the new Campus Poet for 2019 and have a party with music and performances! Come and support the nominees and vote for your favorite candidate! (language: Dutch & English) Read more

  • 25 Jan 201913:00

    Human Library: Meet your prejudice * Human Library: Meet your prejudice *
    Visit the Human Library in Tilburg on Friday January 25, 2019. Instead of a book, you can borrow a 'person' and hear their life story. There will be many different 'books' whom you can talk to, such as refugees, an orphan, a transsexual, people with a handicap or people who have a peculiar lifestyle. The Human Library aims to take away prejudices and stimulate social cohesion. (language: Dutch & English) Read more

  • 25 Jan 201913:30

    PhD Defense E.C. Walhout PhD Defense E.C. Walhout
    Title: An infants' graveyard? Region, religion and infant mortality in North Brabant, 1840-1940
    Supervisors: Prof. A.J.A. Bijsterveld, Prof. T.L.M. Engelen, Prof. A.A.P.O. Janssens
    Read more

  • 28 Jan 201910:00

    ELSA Tilburg Study Trip: Vienna & Bratislava ELSA Tilburg Study Trip: Vienna & Bratislava
    ELSA Tilburg invites you to one of the most anticipated trips of the year: The Vienna & Bratislava STUDY TRIP! Read more

  • 29 Jan 201910:00

    PhD Defense K. Altangerel MSc PhD Defense K. Altangerel MSc
    Title: Essays on Immigration Policy
    Supervisors: Prof. J.C. van Ours, Prof. J. Boone
    Read more

  • 29 Jan 201910:30

    Workshop Big Data & Collective redress in Brussels Workshop Big Data & Collective redress in Brussels
    In 2016, the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy, part of the Dutch Prime Minister's office, issued a report on the regulation of Big Data. One of the recommendations was that the government should explore whether it is possible to include in the Dutch legal system more legal remedies that transcend the individual. It was argued that the current legal paradigm primarily focuses on protecting individual interests by attributing individual rights to natural persons, while Big Data often affects general and collective interests and natural persons often do not invoke their rights vis-à-vis organizations using Big Data. Read more

  • 30 Jan 201910:45

    TILEC Seminar: Patricia Funk (Universita della Svizzera Italiana) TILEC Seminar: Patricia Funk (Universita della Svizzera Italiana)
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 31 Jan 201917:00

    All you need to know about… Machiavelli * All you need to know about… Machiavelli *
    Lecture by professor Randall Lesaffer about Machiavelli. Machiavelli was a 16th century Florentine philosopher known primarily for his political ideas. He has often been called the father of modern political science. (language: English) Read more

  • 01 Feb 201910:00

    PhD Defense L. D'Hooge PhD Defense L. D'Hooge
    Title: Mind over Matter; Causes and Consequences of Class Discordance
    Supervisor: Prof. dr. P.H.J. Achterberg
    Co-supervisor: Dr. T. Reeskens Read more

  • 01 Feb 201913:30

    PhD Defense A. Plantinga MSc PhD Defense A. Plantinga MSc
    Title: Poor Psychology: Poverty, Shame, and Decision Making
    Supervisor: Prof. M. Zeelenberg
    Co-supervisor: Dr. S.M. Breugelmans Read more

  • 01 Feb 201915:30

    Theater en lezingen: Spinoza* Theater en lezingen: Spinoza*
    Theatre company Het Zuidelijk Toneel plays a one-act about Spinoza, about his life, his image of God and his ethics. Only on this date preceded by lectures on Spinoza by philosophers Paul Juffermans and Herman de Regt. (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 05 Feb 201912:00

    People Analytics Academy Conference People Analytics Academy Conference
    The second edition of the People Analytics Academy Conference (PAAC) will take place at Tilburg University. Keynote speakers are Alec Levenson, senior research scientist from the US, and Luk Smeyers, People Analytics leader at Deloitte Consulting. Read more

  • 05 Feb 201912:00

    People Analytics Academy Conference People Analytics Academy Conference
    PAAC is back with a second edition! Boost your knowledge and discuss the practical and scientific trends of People Analytics on the 5th of February. Read more

  • 06 Feb 201910:45

    TILEC Seminar: Henry Hu TILEC Seminar: Henry Hu
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 06 Feb 201913:30

    PhD Defense A.O. Ong'ayo MSc PhD Defense A.O. Ong'ayo MSc
    Title: Diaspora organisations, transnational practices and development: Ghanaians in the Netherlands
    Supervisors: Prof. M.E.H. van Reisen, Prof. M. Mawere
    Co-supervisor: Dr. M.J.W. Stokmans Read more

  • 07 Feb 201912:45

    Food for Thought: Tjeerd Jegen (CEO Hema) Food for Thought: Tjeerd Jegen (CEO Hema)
    In 2019 we kick off Food For Thought with a session with Tjeerd Jegen, the CEO of Hema. During the session, he will elaborate on how such a big company deals with nowadays’ challenges Read more

  • 08 Feb 201913:30

    PhD Defense A.K. Bosma MSc. LLM PhD Defense A.K. Bosma MSc. LLM
    Title: Emotive Justice. Lay persons' and legal professionals evaluations of emotional victims within the just world paradigm.
    Supervisors: Prof. mr. M.S. Groenhuijsen and Prof. A. Pemberton
    Read more

  • 12 Feb 201916:00

    Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in February by Maria Helen Murphy Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in February by Maria Helen Murphy
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. workshops and events. Read more

  • 13 Feb 201910:45

    TILEC Club IO: Madina Kurmangaliyeva TILEC Club IO: Madina Kurmangaliyeva
    Agrawal, Gans, and Goldfarb “Exploring the impact of AI: prediction vs judgement”
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 14 Feb 201916:15

    Valedictory address Prof. C.M. van der Feltz - Cornelis Valedictory address Prof. C.M. van der Feltz - Cornelis
    Title: Complex people, how should we treat them?
    Read more

  • 15 Feb 201913:30

    PhD Defense E.A.O. Zijlmans MSc PhD Defense E.A.O. Zijlmans MSc
    Title: Item-Score Reliability - Estimation and Evaluation
    Supervisors: Prof. dr. K. Sijtsma and Prof. dr. L.A. van der Ark
    Co-supervisor: Dr. J. Tijmstra Read more

  • 16 Feb 201910:00

    Open Day's Bachelor in Theology @ Tilburg University Open Day's Bachelor in Theology @ Tilburg University
    On Saturday 16 February 2019, you can get to know our international Bachelor's programs and the place where you will possibly study in the future. Read more

  • 18 Feb 201916:00

    PhD Defense T. Zabara PhD Defense T. Zabara
    Title: Evolution of Entrepreneurial Teams in Technology-Based New Ventures
    Supervisors: Prof. A. van Witteloostuijn, Prof. C. Boone
    Read more

  • 19 Feb 201912:45

    Seminar Organization Studies by Eddy Ng (Dalhousie University) (In collaboration with the department of Human Resource Studies) Seminar Organization Studies by Eddy Ng (Dalhousie University) (In collaboration with the department of Human Resource Studies)
    12:45 hrs
    Prof. Eddy Ng – Dalhousie University – Rowe School of Business, Canada
    Title: t.b.a.
    Location: S 8 (Pavilion)
    Read more

  • 19 Feb 201920:00

    Film TILT 25th Anniversary in February: “Pre-Crime - A Predictive Policing Simulator” Film TILT 25th Anniversary in February: “Pre-Crime - A Predictive Policing Simulator”
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. Read more

  • 20 Feb 201910:45

    TILEC Work in Progress: Xiaoyu Wang TILEC Work in Progress: Xiaoyu Wang
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 20 Feb 201920:00

    The Wonder World of Tears * The Wonder World of Tears *
    In this full-length show, tears are highlighted from different angles. ‘Tell my why you are crying, and I will tell you who you are.’ Singer-songwriter Oliver Pesch, photographer Maurice Mikkers, and psychologist Ad Vingerhoets combine their personal renditions of well- and lesser-known songs on tears and crying with fascinating facts on this subject, and unfamiliar photographs of tears. (language: English) Read more

  • 26 Feb 201919:30

    Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in February: “Privacy tour” Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in February: “Privacy tour”
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. Read more

  • 27 Feb 201910:45

    TILEC Work in Progress: Konrad Borowicz TILEC Work in Progress: Konrad Borowicz
    Contracts as regulation
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 01 Mar 201910:00

    PhD Defense S. Fielenbach MSc PhD Defense S. Fielenbach MSc
    Title: Rewiring the impulsive brain: Neurofeedback treatment in forensic psychiatric patients with substance use disorder
    Supervisor: Prof. S. Bogaerts
    Co-supervisors: Dr. F.C.L. Donkers, Dr. M. Spreen Read more

  • 05 Mar 201912:45

    Seminar Sociology by Tobias Stark Seminar Sociology by Tobias Stark
    12:45 uur
    Tobias Stark (Utrecht)
    Title: t.b.a.
    Locatie: AZ 210
    Read more

  • 08 Mar 201913:30

    PhD Defense F.C.A. van der Veeken MSc PhD Defense F.C.A. van der Veeken MSc
    Title: Routine Outcome Monitoring as a Compass in Forensic Clinical Treatment
    Supervisor: Prof. S. Bogaerts
    Co-surepvisor: Dr. J. Lucieer Read more

  • 12 Mar 201916:00

    Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in March by Teresa Scassa Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in March by Teresa Scassa
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. Read more

  • 13 Mar 201910:45

    TILEC Work in Progress: Marga Edens and Saskia Lavrijssen TILEC Work in Progress: Marga Edens and Saskia Lavrijssen
    Balancing Public Values during the Energy Transition – How Can German and Dutch DSOs Safeguard Sustainability?’
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 14 Mar 201919:30

    Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in March by Rob Kitchin Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in March by Rob Kitchin
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. Read more

  • 15 Mar 201913:30

    PhD Defense J. Borghuis MSc PhD Defense J. Borghuis MSc
    Title: Personality Trait Development in the Context of Daily Experiences and Close Social Relationships
    Supervisors: Prof. J.J.A. Denissen, Prof. K. Sijtsma
    Co-supervisor: Dr. W. Bleidorn Read more

  • 15 Mar 201916:15

    Inaugural address Prof. C.H.C.M. Vander Stichele Inaugural address Prof. C.H.C.M. Vander Stichele
    Title: t.b.c. Read more

  • 19 Mar 201920:00

    Science Café - Zorg om het vrouwenhart * Science Café - Zorg om het vrouwenhart *
    Chest pain and tingling in the left arm, the classic symptoms of a heart attack. At least for men. The symptoms in women are often unclear and are often overlooked. Experts also seem to underestimate the risk of stress - particularly in women. What do we know about this? And how can we deal with this better? (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 22 Mar 201913:30

    PhD Defense J.A. Daalmans PhD Defense J.A. Daalmans
    Title: Pushing the boundaries for automated data reconciliation in official statistics
    Supervisors: Prof. A.G. de Waal, Prof. J.K. Vermunt
    Read more

  • 22 Mar 201916:15

    Inaugural address Prof. S.P.J. van Alphen Inaugural address Prof. S.P.J. van Alphen
    Title: Een persoonlijke kwestie Read more

  • 22 Jan 201919:30

    Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in January: “Public Data” Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in January: “Public Data”
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. Read more

  • 24 Jan 201910:30

    Education Bazaar: Prepare for the Future Education Bazaar: Prepare for the Future
    The 2019 Education Bazaar is the annual education event that connects Tilburg University students and teachers. In an informal setting, the bazar acts as a platform to discover innovations together, identify best practices and to share knowledge and experiences. The 2019 theme will be Prepare for the future. Read more

  • 24 Jan 201913:50

    All you need to know about… Human vs Artificial Intelligence * All you need to know about… Human vs Artificial Intelligence *
    What is happening at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence? And how does AI relate to human intelligence? Professor Eric Postma will illustrate his expertise with a look at the future of university-wide education. (language: English) Read more

  • 24 Jan 201917:00

    Poetry Party: Campus Poet 2019 Poetry Party: Campus Poet 2019
    On the 24th of January 2019 it is Dutch National Poetry Day. It is the perfect occasion to announce the new Campus Poet for 2019 and have a party with music and performances! Come and support the nominees and vote for your favorite candidate! (language: Dutch & English) Read more

  • 25 Jan 201913:00

    Human Library: Meet your prejudice * Human Library: Meet your prejudice *
    Visit the Human Library in Tilburg on Friday January 25, 2019. Instead of a book, you can borrow a 'person' and hear their life story. There will be many different 'books' whom you can talk to, such as refugees, an orphan, a transsexual, people with a handicap or people who have a peculiar lifestyle. The Human Library aims to take away prejudices and stimulate social cohesion. (language: Dutch & English) Read more

  • 29 Jan 201910:30

    Workshop Big Data & Collective redress in Brussels Workshop Big Data & Collective redress in Brussels
    In 2016, the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy, part of the Dutch Prime Minister's office, issued a report on the regulation of Big Data. One of the recommendations was that the government should explore whether it is possible to include in the Dutch legal system more legal remedies that transcend the individual. It was argued that the current legal paradigm primarily focuses on protecting individual interests by attributing individual rights to natural persons, while Big Data often affects general and collective interests and natural persons often do not invoke their rights vis-à-vis organizations using Big Data. Read more

  • 30 Jan 201910:45

    TILEC Seminar: Patricia Funk (Universita della Svizzera Italiana) TILEC Seminar: Patricia Funk (Universita della Svizzera Italiana)
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 31 Jan 201917:00

    All you need to know about… Machiavelli * All you need to know about… Machiavelli *
    Lecture by professor Randall Lesaffer about Machiavelli. Machiavelli was a 16th century Florentine philosopher known primarily for his political ideas. He has often been called the father of modern political science. (language: English) Read more

  • 05 Feb 201912:00

    People Analytics Academy Conference People Analytics Academy Conference
    The second edition of the People Analytics Academy Conference (PAAC) will take place at Tilburg University. Keynote speakers are Alec Levenson, senior research scientist from the US, and Luk Smeyers, People Analytics leader at Deloitte Consulting. Read more

  • 05 Feb 201912:00

    People Analytics Academy Conference People Analytics Academy Conference
    PAAC is back with a second edition! Boost your knowledge and discuss the practical and scientific trends of People Analytics on the 5th of February. Read more

  • 06 Feb 201910:45

    TILEC Seminar: Henry Hu TILEC Seminar: Henry Hu
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 12 Feb 201916:00

    Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in February by Maria Helen Murphy Keynote 25th Anniversary TILT in February by Maria Helen Murphy
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. workshops and events. Read more

  • 20 Feb 201920:00

    The Wonder World of Tears * The Wonder World of Tears *
    In this full-length show, tears are highlighted from different angles. ‘Tell my why you are crying, and I will tell you who you are.’ Singer-songwriter Oliver Pesch, photographer Maurice Mikkers, and psychologist Ad Vingerhoets combine their personal renditions of well- and lesser-known songs on tears and crying with fascinating facts on this subject, and unfamiliar photographs of tears. (language: English) Read more

  • 14 Mar 201919:30

    Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in March by Rob Kitchin Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in March by Rob Kitchin
    The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. Read more

  • 19 Mar 201920:00

    Science Café - Zorg om het vrouwenhart * Science Café - Zorg om het vrouwenhart *
    Chest pain and tingling in the left arm, the classic symptoms of a heart attack. At least for men. The symptoms in women are often unclear and are often overlooked. Experts also seem to underestimate the risk of stress - particularly in women. What do we know about this? And how can we deal with this better? (language: Dutch) Read more

  • 27 Mar 201910:45

    TILEC Seminar: Riccardo Calcagno (EM Lyon Business School) TILEC Seminar: Riccardo Calcagno (EM Lyon Business School)
    10:45-11:45, M 1003
    Read more

  • 28 Mar 2019

    10th European Banking Center Network Conference 10th European Banking Center Network Conference

  • 06 Jun 2019

    TILEC – GovReg Workshop on: Governance of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: Economic, Legal and Political Perspectives TILEC – GovReg Workshop on: Governance of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: Economic, Legal and Political Perspectives

  • 16 Feb 201910:00

    Open Day's Bachelor in Theology @ Tilburg University Open Day's Bachelor in Theology @ Tilburg University
    On Saturday 16 February 2019, you can get to know our international Bachelor's programs and the place where you will possibly study in the future. Read more

  • 18 Apr 201912:00

    Student for a day Theology Student for a day Theology
    As a ‘Student for a day’ you will immerse yourself in one specific program for a full day. You will attend multiple first-year lectures. In this way, you get an idea of the themes discussed in the program and experience the ways of teaching. You will also meet current students and lecturers who you can ask all your questions. As a ‘Student for a day’ you can decide if the program meets your expectations and if the program is the right fit for you. Read more