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  • 27 May 2016News

    Resilience after terrorism: open society best remedy including pluralism and equality
    During the symposium ‘Resilience after Terrorism’ on May 26 2016, scientists, experience experts and students debated on a better understanding of the dynamics of terror and resilience after terrorism. Tilburg University combined expertise from the Schools of Humanities and Law, on topics like victimhood, international relations, reconstruction.

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  • 24 May 2016News

    Teacher training program student in TV documentary
    On May 16, the VPRO broadcasted the documentary ‘Maatschappijleer’. It featured Daan Faasen, a student of the Academic Teacher Training program at Tilburg University, who is a starting Sociology (Maatschappijleer) teacher at a secondary school.

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  • 23 May 2016Press release

    New juridical practices and technological advances are profoundly mutating international legal rule
    PRESS RELEASE 23 May 2016 - International law’s classical map is evolving into a quantum map of complex juridical practices that are reshaping the legal globe. The older law of nations now interacts with, rather than dominates, novel juridical practices and rules of global scale, and this has opened new possibilities for state and non-state actors to claim “legality” when they harm, profit or pollute. Read more

  • 13 May 2016News

    Conference "Practices of Victimhood"
    A conference on ‘practices of victimhood’ will take place at Tilburg University on 31 May – 1 June 2016. The topic ‘victimhood’ is current and urgent and has, besides legal and humanitarian aspects, also, ritual and cultural dimensions. On the first day (31 May) the focus will be on the ritual dimensions of victimhood.

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  • 13 May 2016News

    Vidi grant for data research Katrijn Van Deun
    Katrijn Van Deun (Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, department Methodology and Statistics) has been awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO. The grant will enable her to develop her own research program and research group. Van Deun's research concerns the development of statistical tools for the analysis of so-called Big Data from multiple sources. Read more

  • 12 May 2016News

    Pentecost: Feast of enlightenment
    This time of year Christians around the world celebrate the high feast of Pentecost, fifty days after Easter. In the Christian tradition, Pentecost is known as the ‘feast of the (holy) spirit.’ A wonderful reference, of course, but what is the significance or relevance of a feast like this in a society that is quickly shedding its Christian feathers? Frank Bosman, culture theologian, explains it all. Read more

  • 12 May 2016Press release

    Student satisfaction at Tilburg University continues to rise
    PRESS RELEASE 12 May 2016 - In 2016, students at Tilburg University are even more positive about their programs than in previous years. As regards overall student satisfaction on programs, Tilburg University now ranks third in the list of all thirteen universities in the Netherlands. This is shown by the figures from the annual National Student Survey (NSE) over 2015-2016. Read more

  • 03 May 2016News

    Pilot: After 17:00 hrs., no access to library without valid University Card
    Between May 12 and May 27, 2016, the Tilburg University Library will only be accessible after 17:00 hrs. to visitors with a valid Tilburg University Card; a library card or ID will not be sufficient.

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  • 07 Apr 2016News

    Data Specialist academic program launched: Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS)
    Enrollment for Data Science university program open

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  • 07 Apr 2016Press release

    Daniel Smit appointed professor of Corporate Taxation and Corporate Finance at Tilburg University
    PRESS RELEASE 7 April 2016 - Dr Daniel Smit (1976), tax lawyer at EY, has been appointed professor at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management for a period of five years. As of 1 April 2016, he is holder of the chair in Corporate Taxation and Corporate Finance: The Corporate Taxation of Multinational Enterprises in a Global Economy and Corporate Finance. Read more

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