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

  • 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

  • Witteveen Memorial Fellowship 2016 awarded to Nayeli Urquiza 02 Mar 2016Press release Witteveen Memorial Fellowship 2016 awarded to Nayeli Urquiza
    The second Witteveen Memorial Fellowship on Law and Humanities has been awarded to Nayeli Urquiza. Urquiza holds a Master in International Relations from Webster University (Austria) and recently defended her PhD thesis on female drug mules and their experiences in the UK justice system at Kent Law School.

  • Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing by Paul Mutsaers 29 Feb 2016Direct link Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing by Paul Mutsaers
    Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing: Law Enforcement and Migrants in the Netherlands by Paul Mutsaers (Politieacademie/Tilburg University, 2015).



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


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