Research Humanities

Research at the Tilburg School of Humanities focuses on transformation processes taking place in contemporary society, related to communication and culture, and analyses the underlying moral and ethical questions.

Humanities research


News about Research Humanities

  • Veni awards NWO for three promising researchers 15 Jul 2016News Veni awards NWO for three promising researchers
    Three promising young reseachers of Tilburg University have been awarded a Veni grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant consists of a maximum of 250,000 euro and will enable them to conduct innovative research for three years.

  • Call for Papers Tilburg Law Review: 'Translating Law' 27 Jun 2016News Call for Papers Tilburg Law Review: 'Translating Law'
    Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on 'Translating Law'. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and humanities, but we welcome submissions from other disciplines as well. This issue will also contain the Montesquieu Lecture that Boaventura de Sousa Santos will deliver at Tilburg University in the spring of 2017.

  • Predicting geographical locations analyzing co-occurrences in text 01 Jun 2016News Predicting geographical locations analyzing co-occurrences in text
    Can we predict the geographical location of a city only using the way they happen to be mentioned in language? Based on the simple principle that places that are located together are mentioned together, data scientist Max Louwerse of the Tilburg School of Humanities and colleagues have demonstrated that you can.

  • ERASMUS+ 2014-2016 Learning Outcomes 09 May 2016News ERASMUS+ 2014-2016 Learning Outcomes
    The first Erasmus+ project 2014-2016 (Mobility within Europe) has ended. All incoming and outgoing students and staff participating in Erasmus mobility have completed an online report regarding their level of satisfaction with many aspects of their exchange.

  • Save the Date: 20 May Launch Data Science Center Tilburg 16 Mar 2016News Save the Date: 20 May Launch Data Science Center Tilburg
    Data Science to Advance Society



Research institutes

  • Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
    Theme: Artificial intelligence, cognitive modelling, human-computer interaction, serious gaming
  • Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science
    Theme: Logic and the philosophy of science


Innovative Research

Recent publications about Humanities